The Fitzroy Legal Service Inc. is a merger of the Darebin Community Legal Centre and Fitzroy Legal Service.

Due to Covid-19, our offices in Fitzroy and Reservoir are closed until further notice.

Whilst offices are closed, our staff continue to work remotely.   Please contact us on (03) 9419 3744 or email:

Our night services at Fitzroy Town Hall and Reservoir office, including appointment based services in animal law and family law, are also closed until further notice.  



We have created a new webpage to help you deal with your fine, including how to ask for a review if you think the fine was unfairly given or there are special reasons why you should not have to pay. Click here for more.

We also have a phone advice line for those who may need extra support or assistance. Click here to see if you are eligible to use our free phone advice service.


*Please note, this service is not available to businesses. If your business has received a fine for breaching COVID-19 business restrictions, contact the Law Institute of Victoria who can help to connect you with legal advice. 

Have a different legal or social issue related to COVID-19?
Go to our COVID-19 Resources Page for information on where to get information and help. Or see Victoria Legal Aid's COVID help page here.


Our Offices:

Fitzroy Town Hall, Level 4 - OFFICE CLOSED
PO Box 297, Fitzroy 3065
DX no. 96611
Tel: (03) 9419 3744

279 Spring Street, Reservoir 3073 - OFFICE CLOSED
Tel: (03) 9484 7753

Neighbourhood Justice Centre
241 Wellington Street, Collingwood 3046

We also offer a Prison Law Advice Line.

Do you need legal help? Come to our Fitzroy Town Hall free legal advice service. It is held every weeknight from 6.00 p.m (Monday to Thursday) and 6.30 p.m (Friday). There are no appointments. Bring all of your documents. We have access to interpreters. We also provide legal services in other ways, including through our free specialist clinics.

Do you want to learn about the law yourself? Read The Law Handbook.

Information in other languages: English, Việt‑ngữ (Vietnamese), 中文 (Chinese), عربي (Arabic), Afaan Oromoo (Oromo), Soomaali (Somali).

Our address:

Fitzroy Town Hall, level 4
Access via the laneway and courtyard at 126 Moor Street, Fitzroy (behind Fitzroy Library)

Train: From Parliament Station, take the number 11, 86 or 96 tram, or walk 21 min.
From Victoria Park Station, take the number 200 or 207 bus, or walk 20 min.
Tram: Take the number 11 to stop 14 (on Brunswick Street) then walk 3 min.
Take the number 86 to stop 13 (on Smith Street) then walk 6 min.
Take the number 96 to stop 14 (on Nicholson Street) then walk 7 min.
Bus: Take the number 200 or 207 to Napier Street then walk 5 mins.
Aboriginal aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags

The Fitzroy Legal Service is located on the traditional country of the Wurundjeri-willam people of the Kulin Nation. We acknowledge them as the Traditional Owners and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present. Read more.