News and media
News organisations seeking comment or background information, or journalists who wish to arrange an interview with one of our legal and community sector professionals, may contact Senior Communications Advisor Sophie Tarr.
Phone: (02) 9213 5208 or 0419 212 334
MEDIA RELEASE: Help with Centrelink debt notices just a phone call away
3 Apr 2017
Anyone who needs legal advice relating to a Centrelink debt will benefit from a new, streamlined referral partnership led by Legal Aid NSW.
Legal Aid News - April 2017
3 Apr 2017
The April edition of Legal Aid News is available.
NSW Attorney General visits Riverina Murray Wagga Wagga office
16 Mar 2017
NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman and Member for Wagga Wagga Daryl Maguire visited the Riverina Murray Wagga Wagga Legal Aid NSW office on Tuesday 17 March and announced an innovative new fortnightly legal clinic attached to the Calvary Riverina Hospital.
Taking cover: we want to hear your take on insurance
6 Mar 2017
Legal Aid NSW is exploring how people’s health conditions affect their experiences with insurance products, and we want to hear your story.
Legal Aid News - March 2017
1 Mar 2017
The March edition of Legal Aid News is available.
MEDIA RELEASE: Legal Aid NSW launches dedicated Refugee Service
14 Feb 2017
Refugees who have settled in NSW will have access to early legal advice and will learn about their rights and responsibilities under Australian law thanks to a dedicated statewide Refugee Service established by Legal Aid NSW.
MEDIA RELEASE - Know your rights when extreme weather strikes
7 Feb 2017
As Sydney and parts of NSW are soaked by heavy rain and flash-flooding, Legal Aid NSW wants tenants and homeowners to understand their legal rights if extreme weather damages their properties.
Legal Aid News - February 2017
1 Feb 2017
The February edition of Legal Aid News is available.
MEDIA RELEASE - Vale Bill Grant
23 Jan 2017
Former CEO of Legal Aid NSW Bill Grant OAM passed away unexpectedly on the weekend.