IMCL Mission
Helping you be heard

We provide legal help to people on low incomes in the inner Melbourne City area, the lands of the Boon wurrung and Wurundjeri peoples

Inner Melbourne Community Legal is a not-for-profit community organisation that provides free legal assistance to disadvantaged people in the City of Melbourne area. Our mission is to promote social justice and the health and wellbeing of the community through advocacy, education and casework.

We focus our resources towards helping the most disadvantaged members of the community including individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness, disability, substance dependency and individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We've created free translated online legal resources for international students. Click Here To Access.

Meet the team at Inner Melbourne Community Legal

We provide free legal advice, information, referral and casework assistance in general family, criminal and some civil law matters.

We also provide a number of community outreach services and are involved in community legal education and law reform work.


International Students Legal Information

Check out our free translated online information resources to help international students understand their rights and know where to get free help!


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© 2021 Inner Melbourne Community Legal Inc. Registration Number: A0014248J

Australian Aboriginal flag Torres Straight Islanders flagInner Melbourne Community Legal acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we work, the Boon wurrung and Wurundjeri peoples of the Kulin nation. We recognise that sovereignty was never ceded and pay our respects to their cultures and Elders past and present. This always was and always will be Aboriginal Land.

Pride flagEveryone is welcome at Inner Melbourne Community Legal, regardless of race, religion, gender or sexuality.