Victoria Legal Aid - Sunshine

  1. About this service

    The sunshine office assists the vulnerable and disadvantaged in criminal, family law and Infringement matters. 

    They provide a daily Duty Lawyer Service at the Sunshine Magistrates’ Court, and at the Werribee Magistrates’ Court on Mondays and Wednesdays. They have a Duty Lawyer at Sunshine Children's Court every Thursday, and at Werribee Children's Court the second Friday of each month. 

    They also provide a Duty Lawyer for Family Violence matters at Sunshine Magistrates’ Court on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and at Werribee Magistrates’ Court on Thursdays and Fridays.

    Clients can ring the Sunshine office on 9300 5333 for an appointment, or phone VLA Legal Help on 1300 792 387 from 8.45 am to 5.15pm for free information about the law and how we can help you.

    Children's Court matters are given priority. You can find legal information and information about our services at

      • Service name

        Victoria Legal Aid - Sunshine

      • Service address

        Level 1, 474 Ballarat Rd, Sunshine 3020
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      • Phone

        9300 5333 or 300 792 387

      • Fax

        9300 5333

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service area


      • Service hours

        Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:45am-5:15pm

      • Interpreters

        Available on request

      • Service type


      • Costs

        Depends on service

      • Service for


      • Disability access


    More information for service professionals

      • Participation length


      • Participation type

        In person

      • Funding limit?


      • Who can refer


      • Referral mode

        In person or via the phone

      • Point of intake

        Office Administration

  2. Victoria Legal Aid - Sunshine