Free Legal Service, Top End - Northern Territory

Contact points

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Ground Floor, 2/5 Edmunds Street Darwin NT 0801

GPO Box 1901, Darwin NT 0801

FREECALL 1800 234 441

Telephone: (08) 8982 3000

Fax: (08) 8941 9935



The Top End Women's Legal Service Inc (TEWLS) is a non-profit organisation that provides free and confidential legal information, advice and referral, community legal education and advocacy on issues of importance to women in the Top End. 

Free legal advice sessions

Appointments can be made in Palmerston on Mondays and in our Darwin office on Wednesday evenings and Thursday during business hours.

If you have a legal problem and wish to see a solicitor, please contact us for an appointment. We can also arrange an interpreter free of charge. 

What can TEWLS help you with?

  • Family law
  • Domestic and family violence
  • Housing and tenancy
  • Debt
  • Superannuation and estates
  • Employment law
  • Sexual assault
  • Discrimination
  • Compensation for victims of crime
  • Civil law and other areas, e.g. complaints about government agencies and procedures

TEWLS is not able to assist with:

  • Commercial matters
  • Criminal matters
  • Immigration
  • Drafting wills