LawRight is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation providing pro bono legal services to individuals and community groups.
Our vision is for a just, fair and accessible legal system where no-one is disadvantaged through lack of resources, knowledge or ability.
LawRight provides pro bono civil law services to people unable to afford private legal assistance and ineligible for Legal Aid. To apply for help, complete our application form, below.
LawRight factsheets and other publications are now available at Legalpedia.org.au, which uses wiki software to enable ready-access to resources and contributions and updates by pro bono lawyers.
We welcome practising and retired legal practitioners, law students and any others who wish to contribute in their own way.
Publicly available and password-protected resources to help practitioners in their pro bono work.
We are recruiting for three different positions:
Please refer to our Job Opportunities page for further details. All applications close by 3pm on Thursday 4 October.
This year's Public Interest Address was held on Wednesday 8 August and was delivered by Mick Gooda, descendant of the Gangulu people of central Queensland, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, and a Royal Commissioner of the Royal Commission into the Child Protection and Youth Detention Systems of the Government of the Northern Territory. His address reflected on the issues facing Indigenous Australians and highlighted the importance of truth telling. We would like to thank everyone who attended.