Legal Aid NSW - Disaster Response Legal Service

The Disaster Response Legal Service (DRLS) provides free legal help for disaster affected community members in NSW with legal issues like:

  • Insurance claims and disputes
  • Housing and rental problems including caravan parks
  • Credit, debt, fines and financial hardship
  • Eligibility for disaster relief grants and benefits
  • Employment – unfair dismissals, entitlements
  • Domestic violence
  • Other legal problems related to disasters.

Anyone affected by a disaster can get free help by contacting the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW helpline on 1800 801 529 (9am to 5pm weekdays).

Or visit the DRLS website https://news.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/drls-subscribe for fact sheets and information.