“Law” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Legal Aid Queensland Legal Aid Queensland QLD ●●● Legal Aid Queensland specialises in criminal, family and civil law services. We provide legal assistance through information, advice and representatio…
The College Of Law Limited The College Of Law Limited NSW ●●● The objects for which The College of Law Limited (Company) is formed are to provide higher education and to conduct research. The Company will achieve…
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld) Ltd Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld) Ltd ●●● ATSILS provided the following services last financial year: Legal Assistance (advice, minor assistance, duty lawyer and casework) Indigenous test case…
Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/Act) Limited Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/Act) Limited ●●● Throughout the 2019-20 financial year the ALS continued to deliver critical, culturally safe legal services in criminal law, childrens care and protec…
Legal Services Commission of SA Legal Services Commission of SA SA ●●● The Legal Services of SA provide legal assistance to those in need. It seeks to give all South Australians equal access to justice through the legal s…
Law Institute of Victoria Limited Law Institute of Victoria Limited ●●● At its core, the LIVs purpose is to foster the rule of law and to promote improvement and development in the law as it affects the pubic of Victoria. …
International Women's Development Agency International Women's Development Agency VIC ●●● IWDA works with partners, achieving positive change in women's lives including in political and young women's leadership, in supporting wome…
Law Council of Australia Limited Law Council of Australia Limited ACT ●●● The Law Council represents the Australian legal profession on national and international issues, on federal law and the operation of federal courts an…
Australian Dental Council Limited Australian Dental Council Limited VIC ●●● We assessed qualifications of overseas trained dental practitioners for migration to Australia; conducted examinations to assess the skills and knowle…
Leo Cussen Institute Leo Cussen Institute VIC ●●● Provision of post graduate legal training for law graduates for the purposes of admission and professional development training for the legal professi…
Kalyuku Ninti - Puntuku Ngurra Limited Kalyuku Ninti - Puntuku Ngurra Limited WA ●●● (a) Providing relief from poverty, sickness, suffering, disadvantage and distress among Martu people; and particularly to overcome and alleviate the c…
Environmental Defenders Office Ltd Environmental Defenders Office Ltd NSW ●●● We are a community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law. We helped people who want to protect the environment through law th…
Justice Connect Justice Connect VIC ●●● We provide free legal help to people and community groups who need it. We leverage the support of corporate law firms and barristers acting pro bono, …
Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Ltd Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Ltd
Advocacy Law Alliance Incorporated Advocacy Law Alliance Incorporated ●●● We provide advocacy and legal support to people with disabilities, we can help with ensuring people with disabilities and other disadvantaged people a…
Consumer Action Law Centre Consumer Action Law Centre VIC ●●● Consumer Action protects the community from exploitative and unfair business models and practices. Our mission is to ensure that everyone in the commu…
Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc VIC ●●● Peninsula Community Legal Centre provided free high quality and holistic community legal services, ensuring equity, fairness and justice for all and …
The Womens Legal Service Inc The Womens Legal Service Inc QLD ●●● Our mission is to advocate to achieve justice for women. This is achieved by empowering women through the provision of free legal and support service…
Women's Legal Service Victoria Women's Legal Service Victoria VIC ●●● Core function: Women's Legal Service Victoria assists women experiencing disadvantage who are facing legal issues arising from relationship break…
Western Community Legal Centre Limited Western Community Legal Centre Limited VIC ●●● We operate in the western suburbs of Melbourne and greater Victoria to provide services and advice for vulnerable people experiencing legal problems, …
Redfern Legal Centre Ltd Redfern Legal Centre Ltd ●●● Redfern Legal Centre assisted 2,332 people with 5,588 occasions of advice, assistance and representation. Our student volunteers provided 3,815 instan…
Victoria Law Foundation Victoria Law Foundation ●●● We contribute to the development of a justice system that meets the legal and related needs of the Victorian Community by improving knowledge and info…
LawRight Inc. LawRight Inc. ●●● LawRight is a community legal centre with PBI and DGR status and provides free legal services to Queensland's most vulnerable and disadvantaged -…
Marrickville Legal Centre Marrickville Legal Centre NSW ●●● Marrickville Legal Centre provided free legal advice, referral and advocacy through our general, youth and strata legal services, tenancy advocacy and…
Central Australian Womens Legal Services Inc Central Australian Womens Legal Services Inc NT ●●● CAWLS is a Community Legal Centre providing free civil legal advice for women in Central Australia and the Barkly with a particular focus on women exp…
The Australia Foundation In Support Of Human Rights Watch Limited The Australia Foundation In Support Of Human Rights Watch Limited ●●● * In financial year 2020, Human Rights Watch Australia (HRWA) met with Australian government officials to raise concerns about human rights violations…
North Queensland Women's Legal Service Inc North Queensland Women's Legal Service Inc QLD ●●● NQWLS provided around 13,000 free legal services needed by women who were experiencing family or domestic violence and / or family breakdown and relat…
Illawarra Legal Centre Inc Illawarra Legal Centre Inc NSW ●●● The Illawarra Legal Centre is an independent, not-for-profit, community based legal centre. We provide free legal services to the public by telephone…
Law Society Northern Territory Law Society Northern Territory NT ●●● The Society's role is to license, educate and regulate legal practitioners in the Northern Territory. It also engages in advocacy and civic acti…
Crime Stoppers Australia Ltd Crime Stoppers Australia Ltd WA ●●● Crime Stoppers Australia is the lead coordinator of national opportunities for the eight state/territory independent, non-profit organisations who are…
Safe Harbour Foundation Ltd Safe Harbour Foundation Ltd VIC ●●● The activities supported the numerical growth of a Christian community and resources and counselling to Christian people. This involved the establishm…
Law And Justice Foundation Of New South Wales Law And Justice Foundation Of New South Wales NSW ●●● The Foundation's activities are detailed in the 2019 annual report -accessible at www.lawfoundation.net.au/publications…
Fitzroy Legal Service Inc Fitzroy Legal Service Inc
Tenants Union Of NSW Co Op Ltd Tenants Union Of NSW Co Op Ltd NSW ●●● We advocated for the reform of policies and laws affecting renters in NSW; We undertook strategic litigation to advance the interests of renters; Info…
Canberra Community Law Ltd Canberra Community Law Ltd ACT ●●● We provided specialist legal and social work services targeted to disadvantaged and vulnerable people directed to the alleviation of poverty, for exam…
Refugee Advice And Casework Service (Australia) Inc Refugee Advice And Casework Service (Australia) Inc NSW ●●● Provision of Accessible Legal Services - We provide life-changing legal assistance to refugees and asylum seekers. Refugee and Community Empowerment W…
Caulfield Hebrew Congregation Inc Caulfield Hebrew Congregation Inc VIC ●●● Caulfield Hebrew Congregation (CHC) provides modern orthodox spiritual support to its members and congregants. CHC aims to reach out to the whole Jewi…
Environmental Justice Australia Environmental Justice Australia VIC ●●● Combining our technical expertise with a practical understanding of the legal system, we worked to tackle climate change, protect nature and defend th…
Refugee And Immigration Legal Service Inc Refugee And Immigration Legal Service Inc QLD ●●● We provided self-funded legal assistance to highly vulnerable people who arrived by boat in Australia to seek protection from an array of dreadful exp…
Townsville Community Law Inc Townsville Community Law Inc QLD ●●● We provided free, accessible and holistic legal services to residents of Townsville and surrounding communities. We provided targeted assistance in pr…
Arts Law Centre Of Australia Arts Law Centre Of Australia NSW ●●● The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is Australias only national community legal centre for the arts. We provide free or low cost specialised l…
The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation Limited The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation Limited VIC ●●● The Menzies Foundation aims to raise the profile and importance of 'outstanding' leadership .…
Women's Legal Service (SA) Limited Women's Legal Service (SA) Limited SA ●●● Provides women and their families in vulnerable situations with statewide access to justice in a holistic, empowering, culturally competent, and confi…
Australian Corporate Lawyers Association Australian Corporate Lawyers Association VIC ●●● We advocated on matters of interest to the in-house profession to shape our nation's corporate legal environment and promote the understanding of…
Southern Communities Advocacy Legal & Education Service Inc. Southern Communities Advocacy Legal & Education Service Inc. WA ●●● SCALES has dual purposes, to work in partnership with others to provide access to justice through holistic legal services including individual assista…
Women's Legal Centre Act & Region Inc Women's Legal Centre Act & Region Inc ACT ●●● The Centre provides legal assistance to women who would otherwise be denied access to justice system. A large number of the Centre's clients are …
Crime Stoppers Victoria Limited Crime Stoppers Victoria Limited VIC ●●● * Crime Stoppers Victorias Values: Community, Trust, Integrity, Safety, Confidentiality. Our vision is to make Victoria safer and more secure and to r…
Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre Incorporated Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre Incorporated NSW ●●● Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre is a not for profit organisations committed to improving access to legal advice and assistance, information, legal e…
Western NSW Community Legal Centre Inc Western NSW Community Legal Centre Inc NSW ●●● We provide legal advice, referral and case work services for people of Western NSW who are experiencing disadvantage. We also undertake Community Leg…
Law Aid Scheme Law Aid Scheme VIC ●●● Funding of disbursements in civil litigation on a no win no fee basis…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Comparative ASEAN Animal Law Library Inc Comparative ASEAN Animal Law Library Inc VIC ●○○ We conducted research into animal law materials in 8 of 10 ASEAN jurisdictions, and regional and international materials. We collected over 100 unique…
The Trustee for Law Rocks Foundation The Trustee for Law Rocks Foundation NSW
Uniforms 4 Kids Limited Uniforms 4 Kids Limited QLD ●○○ *We repurpose law enforcement and emergency services personnel and Australia Zoo uniforms (which would have been otherwise disposed of), into beautif…
ASHTON'S PLACE LIMITED ASHTON'S PLACE LIMITED ●●○ Our community here on the Gold Coast needs support and access to funds to ensure families can provide the best resources and early intervention servic…
Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery Ltd Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery Ltd VIC ●○○ We advance education and culture by operating a public art gallery…
Australian Association of Collaborative Professionals Limited Australian Association of Collaborative Professionals Limited NSW ●○○ The launch and subsequent development of the AACP Website has worked towards our goal of making it the hub of all things collaborative, including det…
Men's Legal Service Limited Men's Legal Service Limited QLD ●○○ Men's Legal Service has provided legal advice and advocacy services to many men this year in the areas of Family Law and Domestic Violence Law. T…
Association of Ministerial PJPs Limited Association of Ministerial PJPs Limited NSW ●○○ In fostering the ministry of canonical governance, the Association of Ministerial PJPs, supports its members, as an umbrella organisation, to flourish…
John Mac Foundation Limited John Mac Foundation Limited NSW ●○○ Our activities in Australia: In Australia, the John Mac Foundation operates a Scholarship Fund, which enables people from refugee, humanitarian and ot…
Grata Fund Limited Grata Fund Limited NSW ●●○ In 2020, Grata achieved its purpose of providing relief to suffering individuals by relieving financial barriers to access to justice and by creating …
Disability Law Queensland Limited Disability Law Queensland Limited ●○○ We have: 1. provided legal advice, representation and referrals to people with disability and their families 2. delivered workshops throughout Queensl…
Safe Harbour Foundation Ltd Safe Harbour Foundation Ltd VIC ●●● The activities supported the numerical growth of a Christian community and resources and counselling to Christian people. This involved the establishm…
Queensland Taiwan Charity Fund - Public Ancillary Fund Trust Queensland Taiwan Charity Fund - Public Ancillary Fund Trust ●○○ We are continuing to advance social and public welfare by assisting the elderly community in Brisbane through its not-for-profit day respite service "…
Western Community Legal Centre Limited Western Community Legal Centre Limited VIC ●●● We operate in the western suburbs of Melbourne and greater Victoria to provide services and advice for vulnerable people experiencing legal problems, …
The Victorian Lawyer Education Trust The Victorian Lawyer Education Trust ●○○
Y. Hazan and J. Hollander Foundation Y. Hazan and J. Hollander Foundation NSW ●○○ Donations to charitable organisations that are endorsed as deductible gift recipients item 1 charities.…
Rule of Law Education Centre Incorporated Rule of Law Education Centre Incorporated NSW ●●○ Rule of Law Education creates education resources for school students and the community for them to know and understand the Magna Carta and underlying…
The Animal Law Institute Ltd. The Animal Law Institute Ltd. VIC ●○○ The Animal Law Institutes mission is to protect animals through the Australian legal system. We aim to empower animal advocates and challenge the way …
Law and Advocacy Centre for Women Limited Law and Advocacy Centre for Women Limited VIC ●●○ We provided legal advice and representation to disadvantaged and vulnerable women facing criminal charges, and to women requiring assistance in relati…
Perth Veterinary Bill Assistance Inc Perth Veterinary Bill Assistance Inc ●○○ We provide financial support to people in financial crisis who have pets needing urgent or emergency veterinary treatment.…
United in Compassion Limited United in Compassion Limited ●○○ We promote acceptance and knowledge of medicinal cannabis and support the provision of education to the medical fraternity and public. We also activel…
Theatre Network NSW Inc Theatre Network NSW Inc NSW ●○○ In 2019, Theatre Network NSW (TNN) undertook extensive consultation with the NSW theatre and performance sectors to ensure its programs and activities…
Law Access Ltd Law Access Ltd ●●○ We assisted some of the most vulnerable people in WA, who would otherwise be unable to obtain legal assistance. In our first four years of operation w…
Australian Paralegal Foundation Australian Paralegal Foundation VIC ●○○ The Charity continued it's focus on fostering a better community understanding of the law helping provide valuable information to it's membe…
OROMO RESOURCE CENTRE INC OROMO RESOURCE CENTRE INC VIC ●○○ -We provided a weekly culturally appropriate social activities for seniors who otherwise felt isolated due to limited English language. -We organised …
TENANCY WA INCORPORATED TENANCY WA INCORPORATED WA ●●● Tenancy WA was established to provide community legal services in support of the fundamental human right to safe, secure and affordable housing. As a …
Wellbeing and the Law Foundation Ltd. Wellbeing and the Law Foundation Ltd. VIC ●○○ - delivered well-being and mental health education and training series for the legal profession to: 1. assist participants to understand and minimise …
Animal Defenders Office Inc. Animal Defenders Office Inc. ACT ●○○ We provided free legal services to a wide range of individuals and organisations wishing to take action to protect animals. We represented animal advo…
The Australian Shia Muslim Assembly The Australian Shia Muslim Assembly VIC ●○○ Getting the community to gather and by teaching young individuals law abidance and assisting families facing family issues (solving and mediating betw…
Australian Law Librarians' Association Ltd Australian Law Librarians' Association Ltd SA ●○○ The Australian Law Librarians Association is a professional body with the following objectives: (1) To advance the profession of law librarianship and…
Economics & Law Research Institute Limited Economics & Law Research Institute Limited QLD ●○○ We operate for the public benefit by carrying out research and other activities to advance Australia's economy and create the environment for bet…
The Australia Foundation In Support Of Human Rights Watch Limited The Australia Foundation In Support Of Human Rights Watch Limited ●●● * In financial year 2020, Human Rights Watch Australia (HRWA) met with Australian government officials to raise concerns about human rights violations…
Australian Legal Sector Alliance Limited Australian Legal Sector Alliance Limited VIC ●○○ We provides programs to law firm members to help monitor and improive their sustainability…
Cultural Diversity Network International Cultural Diversity Network International NSW ●○○ Offered direct food, clothing, financial and/or short term accommodation to those applicants and/or assessed and identified individuals in severe need…
Women Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc Women Lawyers Association of Queensland Inc QLD ●○○ We provided resources, advocacy and events for women in Queensland's legal profession while delivering on Constitutional and strategic objectives…
The Carly Ryan Foundation Incorporated The Carly Ryan Foundation Incorporated SA ●●○ -Introduction of Carlys law into the commonwealth criminal code -Reporting disclosures to Police -supporting victims of crime -connecting the Australi…
The Trustee For Victorian Bar Foundation Trust The Trustee For Victorian Bar Foundation Trust VIC ●○○ To support legal education and training of lawyers and to support community projects which promote awareness of the legal system and the role of the l…
The Trustee For R F & R E Cane Charitable Trust The Trustee For R F & R E Cane Charitable Trust TAS ●○○
Asbestos Free Tasmania Foundation Incorporated Asbestos Free Tasmania Foundation Incorporated TAS ●○○ Distribution of printed material, promotion via social media, promoting regulatory change to enhance community protection…
Muslim Legal Network Inc. Muslim Legal Network Inc. ●○○ Through the ongoing mentoring of undergraduates, facilitation of networking, other events and our free legal referral services.…
Society of Construction Law Australia Ltd Society of Construction Law Australia Ltd NSW ●●○ We arranged seminars to educate our membership on issues affecting the construction industry. We made submissions to government and attended Ministeri…
Law Enforcement Torch Run Victoria inc Law Enforcement Torch Run Victoria inc VIC ●○○ We provide opportunities for inclusion in sporting activities for people with intellectual disability. We raise funds to support the activities and pr…
New Way Lawyers New Way Lawyers QLD ●●● New Way Lawyers ministers to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of people who are facing difficult legal situations by (1) providing affordab…
The College Of Law Limited The College Of Law Limited NSW ●●● The objects for which The College of Law Limited (Company) is formed are to provide higher education and to conduct research. The Company will achieve…
The Dungeon Youth Centre Inc The Dungeon Youth Centre Inc ●●○ The Dungeon Youth Centre is a drop in based service who has over 6000 contacts with young people each year, the Dungeon is open 5 days a week but open…
Rule of Law Institute of Australia Incorporated Rule of Law Institute of Australia Incorporated NSW ●○○ Creation of Magna Carta website to advance education regarding Magna Carta and promoting rule of law as outlined in Magna Carta…
Kalyuku Ninti - Puntuku Ngurra Limited Kalyuku Ninti - Puntuku Ngurra Limited WA ●●● (a) Providing relief from poverty, sickness, suffering, disadvantage and distress among Martu people; and particularly to overcome and alleviate the c…
Jewish Arbitration And Mediation Service Pty Ltd Jewish Arbitration And Mediation Service Pty Ltd ●○○ The charity provides mediation and arbitration services, a registry to assist applicants and respondents, provide services of independent mediators an…
Crossroads PM Inc Crossroads PM Inc NSW ●●○ We provide a bible study correspondence course to people incarcerated in Australian and Pacific Island prisons. These studies help the inmates to use …
The Trustee For The Hoffman Foundation The Trustee For The Hoffman Foundation ●●○ Purpose to benefit children, young people and support asylum seekers…