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 for fact sheets and information.