Free Legal Service


Landlord giving you grief? Had a car accident? Centrelink on your back?

Sort it! Deakin Legal Service for Students is here to help.

There is a FREE on-campus legal service at Deakin.

This service is powered by DUSA, in partnership with Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) and Barwon Community Legal Service (BCLS). 

It's confidential and it's FREE.

There are a team of qualified lawyers that can advise you on various legal matters including:

  • Fines / Infringements
  • Motor Vehicle accidents (not TAC)
  • Debt / Bills / Consumer problems including Scams
  • Tenancy / Housing
  • Employment Law (including Sexual Harassment and Bullying)
  • Stalking & Family Violence
  • Family Law
  • Discrimination
  • Minor Criminal Matters
  • Migration Law / Student Visa

If we are unable to help we will refer you to someone who can.

To book an appointment, call Eastern Community Legal Centre (for Burwood Campus) on 9285 4822 or email:
Barwon Community Legal Service (for Waterfront, Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool Campuses) on 1300 430 599.