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 is supporting bushfire affected small businesses, farms and not-for-profit organisations by connecting them to its network of 10,000 pro bono lawyers.

They can help anyone negatively impacted by the bushfires and struggling to resolve a legal problem by connecting them to a lawyer for legal advice or representation for a range of issues including, but not limited to:

  • Business insurance coverage and claims
  • Fencing and disputes with their neighbouring farms
  • Leases and property
  • Credit & debt
  • Contracts

Apply online at justiceconnect.org.au/bushfire for free legal help or advice from a pro bono lawyer.

Financial Rights Legal Centre

Financial Rights Legal Centre is a community legal centre providing specialist insurance, banking and debt advice as well as legal representation.

They can assist consumers, farmers, primary producers and small businesses impacted by natural disasters including bushfires, COVID-19, hail, storm or drought.

For insurance related issues call 1300 663 464 (press 1 for disaster) or apply at https:/insurancelaw.org.au/about-us/contact-form-insurance-law-service

For credit and debt related issues call 1800 844 949 or apply at https:/financialrights.org.au/about-us/contact-form-financial-rights