COVID-19

Update current as of August 2021



Update current as of 8:00am, Wednesday 6 May 2020

CAWLS is currently undertaking face to face appointments, as per normal processes, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Strict physical distancing measures and regular cleaning processes will continue to be followed for the foreseeable future.

Anyone with an appointment who is feeling unwell, should not attend our office.

Should you feel unwell, clients should call to either reschedule or confirm their appointment to take place via phone on (08) 8952 4055

Our priority continues to focus on the health and safety of our team & clients, whilst continuing to provide a high quality service as far and to as many women as practicable.

The health and wellbeing of our clients and staff is of the upmost importance. By visiting the Central Australian Women’s Legal Service Inc. Office, you can be assured that our staff are following strict safety guidelines – for your protection and ours 👐

CAWLS have submitted a Covid-19 Safety Plan Checklist to the NT Government, where we show we are committed to continuing physical distancing measures and continued health and hygiene principles across our offices ✔️

If you are unwell and need to speak with a lawyer, we ask that you stay home and call our team via 1800 684 055 to discuss your options 📞

Useful COVID-19 Contacts

ℹ️ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance
▪️ COVID-19 Health Hotline : 1800 008 002
▪️ https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/
▪️ https://www.health.gov.au/

ℹ️ Police
(Report noncompliance with self-isolation, self-quarantine or social distancing laws)
▪️ 131 444

ℹ️ Travel
(Including border restrictions, remote and community travel)
▪️ 1800 518 189

ℹ️ Centre for Disease Control
(Hotline for Testing)
▪️ 1800 008 002

ℹ️ General Enquiries
(Including Social Gatherings)
▪️ 1800 518 055

ℹ️ Return to Country *
Operated by Tangentyere Council
(* All Return to Country Requests require 14 Days Quaratine Period)
▪️ 8951 4262
▪️ 8951 4291

ℹ️ Welfare Group
Operated by Territory Families
(For welfare support related to quarantine and isolation only)
▪️ 0436 919 279
▪️ TF.SouthernRegion@nt.gov.au

ℹ️ Business Advice and Support
▪️ 1800 193 111



CAWLS has received additional funding from the Commonwealth Government’s COVID-19 Legal Assistance grants program administered by the NT Government.

This funding has assisted CAWLS with additional frontline service delivery and IT resources enabling continuity of services to our clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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