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.


Work or Volunteer

Learn more about work or volunteer opportunities within our organisation.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, we encourage you to contact the centre to express interest. All volunteer recruitment is subject to NRCLC resources and capacity.


The Legal Service welcomes volunteers as Practical Legal Training students, clinical legal placement students from Southern Cross University, and earlier year law students as general administrative volunteers.


Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service have specific requirements for volunteers and may take on volunteers on a case-by-case basis.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, get in contact on (02) 6621 1000 or at nrclc@northernriversclc.org.au

Position Vacant

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The Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre (NRCLC) has been operating in Lismore since 1996. NRCLC has grown from a free legal service to a centre that offers wrap around support to clients and communities which includes the Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (WDVCAS), Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Service (TAAS), Disaster Recovery Team and Social Work Team.
Our work is guided by our vision “A just society for all” and our values.
NRCLC’s ways of working are guided by the following internal documents:
NRCLC works from a whole of centre practice framework and actively supports staff training, supervision and cohesive work practices.