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.


Community Legal Education

The NRCLC staff are available to provide legal education sessions on a variety of legal issues.

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.


Our solicitors can provide or facilitate workshops on most areas of civil law:


  • Employment law
  • Victims Compensation
  • Elder Abuse
  • Youth Rights in public places
  • Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders
  • Advanced Life Planning (Wills, Enduring Power of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship and Advance Care Directives)
  • Sexting and Cyber-bullying
  • Discrimination
  • Credit and debt
  • Governance of NGOs

The NRCLC also consults with the community and community services to develop projects that will enhance greater understanding of the legal system and participation in decisions that affect particular communities.

Please contact NRCLC if you are interested in a legal education session on 02 6621 1000.