Australian Bushfire Emergency – Legal Assistance Resources

The Law Council of Australia has provided information on how to seek legal assistance in each State.
Legal Aid Western Australia is offering free legal advice, information and referral for a range of legal issues following bushfires.

If you think you have a legal problem and you may require a lawyer, we suggest looking through the following information.  We have provided information on frequently asked questions such as when is the most appropriate time you may need to go and see a lawyer and the kind of information you may need to know while engaging with the legal system in Western Australia. We suggest reading though the following pages.

PLEASE NOTE: Legal information does not constitute legal advice. It is therefore imperative to seek a lawyers’ assistance for specific legal problems. The following information is to act as a guide only and should be used for matters within the Western Australia jurisdiction only.

DISCLAIMER: Care has been taken in the preparation of the information and resources contained in and referred to on this website.  However, LSWA does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or completeness or that the material is fit for any particular purpose. By using the information and resources, you are responsible for assessing the accuracy and relevance of the material to your own circumstances and rely on it at your own risk. The information is provided as an introductory general guide only, and is not given in the context of any specific set of facts pertinent to individual persons. The contents of this website and the resources to which it refers do not constitute legal advice and should not be construed as such.

The Law Society does not warrant or guarantee the work undertaken by any firm listed or provided in a referral and is not liable in relation to any aspect of legal services they may provide to you.

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