IMCL Mission
Helping you be heard

We provide legal help to people on low incomes in the inner Melbourne City area

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.

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IMCL has developed free 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.


40 years 40 stories

In 2018 we're celebrating 40 years of Inner Melbourne Community Legal and we need help to uncover our history.

To kick off our celebrations, we’re collecting more than 40 stories about the many people who have been part of the IMCL community.

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