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

Even if you are not sure if your problem is a legal one send us an email ([email protected]).  
If we are unable to help we will refer you to someone who can.

To find out more about Sort it! Deakin Legal Service for Students or to register for an appointment, please visit our home page  While you are there, check out some of the legal fact sheets on common student legal issues!