Youth Legal Aid Hotline

Young people (under 18 or people with a childrens court matter) can call 1800 LAQ LAQ (1800 527 527) to talk to a lawyer and get free and confidential legal advice about:

  • their legal rights
  • bail
  • diversionary options
  • getting legal representation
  • being charged with an offence
  • applying for legal aid
  • concerns about talking to police and
  • other youth justice issues.

Call the Youth Legal Advice Hotline:

  • Monday to Thursday 8am to 9pm  or
  • Friday 8am to Sunday 5pm (except for Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Christmas Day).

Last updated 26 March 2021