We provide free legal advice to people living in North East Victoria and the Southern Riverina of NSW.

We provide free legal advice over the phone or in person at various locations, including:

  • Wodonga
  • Wangaratta
  • Albury
  • Finley
  • Deniliquin
  • Corowa
  • Lavington
  • Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service

We provide advice on a range of legal issues.

These include family law, family violence, separation and divorce, youth law, motor vehicle accidents, credit and debt issues, discrimination, consumer complaints, traffic offences, fines, seniors’ issues and other everyday legal problems.

We are unable to help with some legal problems, like bankruptcy, conveyancing, personal injury, and commercial matters, but if you call us, we can refer you to someone who can help.

We provide talks to community groups on a range of legal topics.

Community Law Talks are free presentations about the law in everyday, easy-to-understand, language.

We can speak to community groups about a range of legal topics, including:

  • how to identify a legal problem
  • family violence
  • legal issues for young people,
  • cross border differences in law
  • separation and relationship breakdown
  • seniors’ issues/elder law

Contact us for more information or to request a Community Law Talk for your organisation or group.

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We are a not-for-profit community legal centre, established in 1999 under the auspice of UMFC.

We help people who are disadvantaged or vulnerable and would not otherwise be able to get legal assistance.

Our team of highly qualified lawyers provide free legal advice to people living in North East Victoria and the Southern Riverina of NSW.

We are based in Albury-Wodonga and deliver legal services in various locations across 17 local government areas.

We are passionate about linking the community with the law and advocating for the interests of regional and remote communities.

Hume Riverina Community Legal Service is accredited by the National Association of Community Legal Centres and is a member of the Federation of Community Legal Centres Victoria and Community Legal Centres NSW.

We are grateful for the funding provided by the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, Victoria Legal Aid and Legal Aid NSW to help us deliver quality services to our community.

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Sarah Rodgers

Principal Lawyer/Manager

Ashlie Barclay

Operations Manager

Alison Maher

Senior Lawyer

Deborah Fisher

Senior Lawyer

Karen Keegan


Jodie Wells


Sarah Caplice


Beth Simpson


Becky Smith


Diana Bruce


Tessa Mead



Legal Assistant





Simon Crase

Community Development Manager
CLSD Region Coordinator

We are grateful to our team of volunteer lawyers who provide advice to our clients outside their paid work.