On the 28 February 2022, the Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre was impacted by the 2022 Eastern Australia floods. A number of our documents were water-damaged, destroyed or lost. We are currently investigating the extent of the damage and identifying any salvageable documents. There is no evidence at this time that any client's personal information has been accessed. The incident has been reported to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

If you have any concerns regarding your personal information and suspect any fraudulent or unusual activity involving your personal information, please contact these agencies as soon as possible:

Service NSW: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/report-scam-or-cybercrimeAustralian Cyber Security Centre: https://www.cyber.gov.au/acsc/individuals-and-familiesScamwatch: https://ww.scamwatch.gov.au

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused our clients and their families. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at legal@northernriversclc.org.au or by emailing or calling us at (02) 6621 1000 or 1800 689 889.



“A just and safe society for all”

Legal Services

The NRCLC staff are available to provide legal education sessions on a variety of legal issues and the services provided by the community legal centre to community workers, clients and general community members.

Tenancy Help

The Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Service provides free, independent information, advice, advocacy and referrals to tenants in the Northern Rivers of NSW. 


Domestic and Family Violence

The Women’s Domestic Violence and Court Advocacy Service is a free, local service that supports women and children who are experiencing domestic violence.



Disaster Response and Recovery

The Centre provides free, high-quality legal and social support to people displaced by the floods.




56 Carrington Street Lismore


(02) 6621 1000 or 1800 689 889

Opening Hours:

Monday to Thursday
9am – 4pm
(Phone lines open Friday)

Holiday closure period:

Friday 22 December 2023 to Wednesday 10 January 2024 (inclusive)

If you require legal advice during this time, please contact:

Legal Aid Lismore 6621 2082

Law Access 1300 888 529

Fair Trading 133 220

If you require tenancy advice during this time, please contact:

Tenants Union Hotline 1800 251 101

Fair Trading 133 220

The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service will operate as normal