Below are links to some of the trustworthy sites. At the moment our focus is the state of Victoria. Please visit our directory for community legal centres and law firms.
Migration | Victoria Legal Aid
Information about different types of visas, and about becoming an Australian citizen.
New and amended laws on ComLaw that are attracting significant community interest right now include: … Migration Act 1958 | Migration Regulations 1994.
National Pro Bono Resource Centre : Victoria
Jump to Immigration and Rights Centre. NSW community legal centre providingfree legal advice and assistance in relation to immigration law matters.
Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre
The Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre (RILC) is a community legal centre … We offer free telephone and evening advice services to all, and ongoing …
Federation of Community Legal Centres Victoria – Getting legal help
Jump to Victoria Legal Aid – Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) is a government funded agency set up to … VLA provides free legal information, education and advice for all Victorians. … immigration, social security, mental health, discrimination, …
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
http://www.asrc.org.auAsylum Seeker Resource Centre provides legal advice and advocacy, aid and health services for asylum seekers living in the community and in detention.
Immigration Advice and Rights Centre
http://www.iarc.asn.au NSW community legal centre providing free legal advice and assistance in relation to immigration law matters.
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
Network of Australian lawyers active in practising and promoting awareness of international human rights standards in Australia.
Refugee Council of Australia
Peak organisation providing diverse refugee support.
The Advocate’s Help Kit (downloadable in PDF format)
Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
Federal government department responsible for immigration.
Refugee Review Tribunal
Independent merits review tribunal which reviews decisions made by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs to refuse or cancel protection visas to non-citizens in Australia.
Migration Review Tribunal
Independent merits review body which reviews certain decisions made by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Independent review of administrative decisions made by the Commonwealth government and some non-government agencies.