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Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS) delivers a holistic, culturally safe, trauma informed legal service for women.

Our team can help with information about legal issues, legal advice and representation, referral to support services, community legal education and law reform advocacy.

Special concern is extended to women who are affected by domestic violence, living in remote communities or unable to afford access to other legal services.

If you would like to talk to a lawyer contact us to make an appointment or call us on Free Call 1800 684 055.


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"CAWLS is amazing & have helped me so much. I never thought I would need to go to a Woman’s Legal Service for help, but found myself in a really bad situation recently. Everyone was so lovely and helpful and got me through a really bad time…"
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"Thank you for helping me gain more confidence to deal with domestic violence issues and the knowledge about where and how to make referrals"

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