Legal Aid NSW (Bankstown Office)

Legal Aid NSW provides services, which include:

  • Free confidential face to face legal advise on most legal problems, including:
    • Everyday problems: Fines, bills and debts; Centrelink problems; Rights at work; Problems with housing
    • Family problems: What to do when relationship ends; Family violence; Where children live and who makes decisions about them, Problems with Family and Community Services (DoCs), Divorce and disputes about properties and Child support and maintenance
    • Problems with police and going to court
  • Legal representation for eligible clients, provided through case grants for ongoing representation
  • Free legal information to help people resolve their legal problems

Address: Level 7, Civic Tower, 66-72 Rickard Road Bankstown 2200
Contact Number: 9707 4555
Fax Number: 9708 6505

Hours of Service: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Area organisation services: New South Wales
Languages other than English available: Interpreter services available
Referral Pathway: Self-referral, phone, email or in office
Eligibility Criteria: Nil for advice, means and merit tested for ongoing casework
Any Applicable fees: As above


Ward Map

In 2016 the former City of Canterbury Council and former Bankstown City Council amalgamated to form the City of Canterbury Bankstown. The new Local Government Area (LGA) is made up of five Council Wards.

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This map can be used as a guide for the areas different organisations service.

The new LGA has different boundaries for some services listed in this directory such as local health districts, state funded programs and NSW Police Local Area Commands. Different boundaries and funding can impact on the services available to different people.