Northern Territory Community Legal Centre
TAS provides information, advice and, in some cases, legal representation to all tenants in the Northern Territory, including those renting privately, in public apartments, caravan parks, guest houses and shared apartments with: Provides legal assistance, advocacy and support, A free telephone information service for the Northern Territory. Call us for help with legal and other issues. DCLS is a free and confidential service. We help disadvantaged members of the community protect their legal rights. We work towards a community where everyone has access to legal advice and support. We try to challenge unfair laws and procedures and ensure that people are aware of their legal rights. Provides information, advice, advocacy and support to tenants in all legal matters related to tenancy and related legal issues. DCLS recognises the Larrakia as the traditional owners of the Darwin area. We honour the elders of Larrakia past, present and future. We also recognise and respect the traditional owners of the land throughout the Northern Territory and Australia. We recognize their enduring connection to the land, water and culture. We are grateful to share this country and express our grief at the cost of sharing it to the indigenous peoples of Australia.
We will continue to recognize the legacy of our history and strive to strengthen our community through social justice. We hope that our efforts will contribute to the achievement of equality, justice and partnership with the traditional custodians of this country. The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) is an independent statutory body established under the Legal Aid Act 1990. Our goal is to ensure that the people of the Northern Territory understand their legal rights and that disadvantaged people have access to quality legal services, and to maintain a fair Northern Territory and a national justice system. The General Legal Service can provide free legal information and advice on most non-criminal matters, including: Under the supervision of the Community Legal Education Team Leader, the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) Community Legal Education Team (CLE) provides information and training on the law, legal rights and procedures for community members and service providers in the Northern Territory. The Community Legal Educator will work as part of the continuing education team that implements NTLAC`s continuing education strategy with different groups and programs that change over time. TEWLS provides free legal advice to high-level women, including legal advice, representation and advocacy. Darwin Community Legal Service (DCLS) is a free and confidential service that helps community members protect their legal rights. Through equitable access to legal advice and support, we are committed to addressing issues of injustice and disadvantage. Our service is independent and we want to be fearless. TEWLS is able to provide legal assistance in civil, family and migration matters. Click below to learn more about the different areas of law TEWLS can help: This service offers free initial legal sessions held weekly in Darwin, Casuarina and Palmerston.
Please call us for information on meeting locations and times. The following website and electronic links are provided for your convenience. The Aged and Disability Rights Service is based in Darwin and regularly visits Katherine, Nhulunbuy and other locations in the upper Northern Territory. Promotes understanding and acceptance of rights, justice and inclusion. How to Apply: To be considered for the position, candidates must submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter (maximum two pages). Applications must be submitted by email to [email protected] no later than Thursday, July 28, 2022, 4:00 p.m. NTT COURTS (BAILIFFS) / FULL MEMBERS OF NTCAT TEWLS have produced useful fact sheets and publications on various areas of law, including family law. We are grateful to the Law Society NT Public Purposes Trust for funding these videos Location: Level 1 Nichols Place, Cnr Cavenagh & Bennett Streets, Darwin City NT 0800 Position: Community Legal Educator – Community Legal Education (new announcement).