Women’s Legal Service Victoria has relocated. Our new location is Level 10, 277 William Street, Melbourne and our new telephone number is (03) 8622 0600.
Our services will run as normal – please see Our Services page for up-to-date information.

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Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) is a not for profit organisation providing free and confidential legal information, advice, referrals and representation to women in Victoria. We specialise in issues arising from relationship breakdown and violence against women. In addition to delivering services to women, we develop and implement preventative family violence programs and influence the development of legal policy and law reform. We also provide education, training and professional development on the law and related areas.

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What's News

No more deaths. We need a family violence system that saves lives

14 July 2014


The tragic death of Luke Batty is powerfully told by Luke's mum, Rosie Batty, on ABC's 4 Corners program.

 

Her story begs the question - how can we make sure our system protects innocent women and children from being murdered?

 

Read our recommendations on strengthening Victoria's family violence justice system.

 

Wondering how you can help? 

 

In the lead up to the 2014 state election, let's call on our state MPs to commit to eliminating family violence in Victoria.


WLSV creating pathways out of poverty for women & their children

28 April 2014


We're launching our new Stepping Stones project!

 

Funded by the Legal Services Board, our lawyers and financial counsellor will be working together to provide free help to women experiencing economic hardship and poverty.

 

Read more about our project and get involved.


Access to justice review by Productivity Commission

8 April 2014


WLSV welcomes the Productivity Commission's draft paper into access to justice arrangements.

 

Read our submission on the importance of women's legal services and improving access to justice in family law.