Small Business and Farmers

Bushfire Legal Aid Scheme

Farmers and small businesses dealing with legal issues relating to the 2019/2020 bushfires can now access the Bushfire Legal Aid Scheme, where private lawyers  have access to funding to provide legal services.

Find out more information about the Scheme

Bushfire Legal Aid Scheme | Factsheet

Other support

Justice Connect

Justice Connect is a legal services organisation that designs and delivers high impact interventions to increase access to legal support and progress social justice.

Justice Connect can support bushfire affected small businesses, farms and not-for-profit organisations by connecting them to a pro bono lawyer for legal advice or representation.

Find out more information about Justice Connect.

Financial Rights

Financial Rights Legal Centre is a community legal centre providing legal help to consumers, farmers, small businesses and farmers impacted by natural disasters.

To receive legal advice, financial counselling or representation, call 1300 663 464 (press 1 for disaster) for insurance related issues or 1800 844 949 for credit and debt related issues.

Find out more information about Financial Rights Legal Centre