CLWA's NLAP Review Submission

CLWA's 2023 submission to the Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership. Read more

CLWA 2024 State Budget Submission

CLWA's new State Budget Submission outlining our priorities for 2024-25 Read more

Community Legal WA welcomes increased tenancy support funding

CLWA welcomes the Government’s announcement of a 35% increase in funding for the next two years for Tenancy Advice and Education Services Read more

Help for Kimberley floods

Resources and places to get legal help if you are affected by the floods in the Kimberley Read more

CLWA 2023 State Budget Submission

CLWA's state budget submission and priorities for 2023-24 Read more

CLWA Annual Report 2022

CLWA's new annual report is out now! Read more

They are still taking the children away.

Aboriginal children comprise 56 per cent of children in care in WA, despite accounting for only 6 per cent of the population. Read more

Ending imprisonment for unpaid fines

After months of consultation with MPs across political parties, Community Legal WA celebrated with campaign organisers and supporting MPs as new legislation passed the WA Parliament to provide common sense alternatives to prison for people unable to pay their fines. Read more

Increase in calls from workers affected by COVID-19.

The Employment Law Centre of Western Australia, assisting vulnerable employees in WA everyday, has seen a spike in calls from workers affected by COVID-19. Read more

Homlessness and fines during the Coronavirus crisis

Street Law Centre of WA speaks to ABC Radio to discuss how unpaid fines continue to affect people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness during the coronavirus crisis. Read more

Community education and teaching skills

Staff participate in interactive workshop to sharpen teaching and community education skills. Read more


Community Legal WA is one of the 450 non-for-profit community-based organisations supporting the #YourHelpWA campaign. Read more

Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards

Congratulations to the South West Community Legal Centre and the Pilbara Community Legal Service, recognised at the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards for the amazing work they do in their communities. Read more

New name and a new look

Today Community Legal WA is excited to launch their new name and new logo as the peak body for Community Legal Centres in WA. Read more

Fine Default Reform Bill introduced to WA Parliament

Breaking News: After campaigning for reform to the fine default system in WA, we are pleased to see the Attorney-General introduce his reform bill to Parliament. Read more

Vale Karen Merrin

The Community Legal Sector in Western Australia and around Australia is mourning the loss of one of our champions, Karen Merrin. Read more

Media Releases

View our Media Releases here. Read more