Community Legal Centres are independently operating not-for-profit , community based organisations that provide legal services to the public, focusing on the disadvantaged and people with special needs. National Association of Community Legal Centres
Fitzroy Legal Service (FLS) is one of the oldest community legal centres in Australia, opening in 1972. FLS provides legal advice and casework services and plays a significant role in the areas of law reform and community legal education. FLS has a long history of running public interest cases – the experiences from the casework practice inform the law reform and community legal education activities of the organisation.
The Hobart Community Legal Service (HCLS) is a community organisation whose aims are to foster community awareness of the law, to make the law more equitable and accessible to the public, and to provide free legal information, advice and referral to the general public in southern Tasmania.
Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is acknowledged as a leader in providing quality legal services to the community. RLC promotes social justice by providing free legal advice, legal services and education to disadvantaged people in New South Wales; in particular to residents of inner Sydney and to the groups who advocate for them. RLC participates in activities that reduce inequalities and defects in laws, the legal system, and administrative and social practices that impact on disadvantaged people.