Welfare Rights Centre SA and the Housing Legal Clinic

The Welfare Rights Centre (SA) Inc is a community legal service providing free legal advice and assistance to South Australians in tenancy and social security law.  The Centre also runs the Housing Legal Clinic for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and require legal assistance.

 

Tenancy matters

The Centre conducts a FREE Duty Solicitor Advice Service at the South Australian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (SACAT) every Wednesday and Friday for people who have a housing dispute at the Tribunal.  If you have made, or are considering making an application to the Tribunal about your housing dispute and would like an appointment with the Duty Solicitor Advice Service please contact the Tribunal on 1800 723 767. See here for more details.

 

Centrelink Issues

The Welfare Rights Centre runs a FREE Duty Solicitor Advice Service at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal – Social Services and Child Support Division for people with Centrelink appeals.

To be eligible for this service you must have received an Authorised Review Officer’s decision from Centrelink and have applied for a review with the Administrative Appeals Tribunal – Social Services and Child Support Division (AAT). The Administrative Appeals Tribunal can then set up an appointment for you with the Duty Solicitor Advice Service. See here for more details.

 

Housing Legal Clinic

The Housing Legal Clinic (HLC) provides free legal advice to people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and low income earners.  The HLC currently operates seven legal clinics in the city and suburbs and in rural South Australia in partnership with other organisations. See here for more details.

 

 

Community Workers Forum--Kadina and Iron Triangle

 

Come and learn about our new services, tenant's rights and how to appeal Centrelink and Tenancy matters.  Guest speakers from Welfare Rights Centre, Uniting Communities Legal Centre, South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal will talk about their services and run a case study on how processes and appeals work within the Residential Tenancies and Centrelink systems and how you can best help your client navigate the systems. Bring your own flyers and materials for the networking opportunities. RSVP now to secure your spot!!!

 

Venue Details:

 

Kadina

Date - 29 May 2018

Time – 9.30 am to 11.30 am

Location - Uniting Country SA, 9 Hay Street Kadina

Book - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/kadina-community-workers-forum-tickets-45748162987

 

Port Augusta

Date – 1 June 2018

Time – 9.30 am to 11.30 am

Location – Uniting Country SA, 36 Stirling Road Port Augusta

Book - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/port-augusta-community-workers-forum-tickets-45748343527

 

 

Whyalla

Date – 31 May 2018

Time – 9.30 am to 11.30 am

Location – Uniting Country SA, 22 McRitchie Crescent Whyalla

Book - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whyalla-community-workers-forum-tickets-45748312434

 

Port Pirie

Date – 30 May 2018

Time – 9.30 am to 11.30 am

Location – Uniting Country SA, Parham Street Conference Centre, 3 Parham Street Port Pirie

Book - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/port-pirie-community-workers-forum-tickets-45748246236

 

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