Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Support

Newcastle Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (NWDVCAS) has specialist workers to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and kids at court.

How we help:

  • Support you and provide a safe place for you to wait while you’re at court

  • Give you information about court and AVOs, If you wish, where possible, have an Aboriginal worker to help you

  • Help you talk with the gunjies or your lawyer

  • Put you in touch with other support services and legal advice. In a number of courts, Legal Aid NSW provides lawyers who can give you free, independent legal advice.

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