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We believe that no one should be without a trusted legal advisor in their time of need. That’s why Salvos Legal provides free legal advice to people who are unable to access legal assistance.

How to access free advice

Due to Covid-19 we have replaced our face to face free legal Advice Bureau service in NSW and Queensland with a telephone advice service from 25 March 2020 and until further notice. Appointments are required because, as you will appreciate, demand is high and we need to manage our resourcing to provide the best service possible. 

The service is available, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays from 10am – 4pm.  Please call the relevant number to make an appointment or email

NSW: 02 8202 1500

Queensland: 07 3280 8860

For those seeking assistance from the Asylum Seeker Clinic (Queensland only) please email to make an appointment for a telephone meeting.

Matters we can help with

We can provide free legal services for certain matters and can refer you to appropriate services for other matters.

We can provide free services for:

We can provide referrals for:

Police matters

Wills and estates

Family and children’s law


Migration and refugee law

Workers compensation

Human rights and public interest law

Family law property disputes

Credit and debt

Property disputes

Housing law

Student and business visas

Social security law

Civil matters seeking damages or compensation

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