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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Refugee Legal

Available: 9am-5pm weekdays
Telephone Advice Line (03) 9413 0101
Region: Statewide
Level 5, 333 Exhibition Street
Melbourne. 3000

Refugee Legal provides substantial legal advice and casework service for asylum seekers, refugees and disadvantaged migrants in the community and in immigration detention.

The legal services include:

  • Telephone Advice Line
  • Evening Advice Service
  • Day time casework, including full legal representation
  • Temporary Protection Visa (TPV) Clinics
  • Strategic ‘test case’ litigation
  • Client and community information sessions

All of Refugee Legal advice and casework and strategic litigation services are free.

Tel Advice: (03) 9413 0100 – Wednesday & Friday: 10am to 2pm

Afghanistan Legal Hotline – Legal assistance for people impacted by the crisis in Afghanistan: (03) 9413 0166.

Legal Assistance for ‘Fast Track’ Applicants: (03) 9413 0101 or email