Marrickville Legal Centre can connect you to a large range of information, resources and services to assist with your legal needs.


Understand your rights with our comprehensive legal factsheets. These factsheets provide general legal information. They are not a substitute for legal advice.


Police powers on restriction of movement

From 31 March 2020, new laws are in force in New South Wales. These laws restrict your movement and restrict gatherings in public places.

Family Law

Marrickville Legal Centre’s Family Law Service answers common queries relating to co-parenting arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Credit & Debt

Marrickville Legal Centre’s General Legal Service answers common queries relating to credit and/or debt related issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Domestic & Family Violence

Marrickville Legal Centre’s Domestic & Family Violence Support Service answers common queries for people experiencing domestic and family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Offences for coughing & spitting

Marrickville Legal Centre’s General Legal Service breaks down new offences for coughing and/or spitting during the COVID-19 pandemic.


MLC Tenants’ Advocates on NSW Government’s moratorium on evictions.

Key COVID-19 information for renters from Tenants Union NSW.

Useful non-legal factsheets

Mental health information from Australian Psychological Society.

Law reform

Submissions to government from Marrickville Legal Centre


COVID-19 support services

Home isolation, quarantine periods and the spread of the virus can be stressful and may leave you feeling concerned. Click on the links below to find resources from support services about COVID-19 that are free and accessible to all members of the community.

Health Direct

Strategic Framework

Take a look at how Marrickville Legal Centre is structuring our work to meet the key objectives of our community.

MLC Strategic Framework 2020 2023 cover

Annual reports

40 years of helping our community.

Connecting our community to the vital legal services they need, our programs support and enable vulnerable people to maximise their legal and overall wellbeing. Read about the work we’ve been doing in recent years.

Annual Report 2017-2018
Annual Report 2018-2019

External resources

Below are some community resources highly recommended by Marrickville Legal Centre. Browse these resources to help your understanding of the legal landscape.

Domestic & Family Violence

Crisis support

Lifeline 13 11 14
Kids Help Line 1800 55 1800
NSW Rape Crisis Hotline 1800 424 017

Get advice

Advice is generally given over the phone through an advice call-back service. To arrange a phone call, submit an online enquiry below or give us a call.