International Students

What is this service?

The International Student Legal Service NSW gives free, confidential legal advice to international students living in New South Wales.

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Redfern Legal Centre's International Student Legal Service is independent of government. Funding is provided by Study NSW, a unit of the NSW Government set up to support international students across the state. Funding is also provided by the Fair Work Ombudsman, and in-kind support is provided by City of Sydney.

International students in NSW can get advice about housing problems, fines, debts, car accidents, employment, discrimination, family law, domestic violence, and complaints about colleges or universities. We can also advise how these problems affect student visas. 

How to access this service

Call us on (02) 9698 7645 or make an enquiry online using our free Check-In app. Free legal advice is by appointment, usually on a Tuesday evening or a Wednesday evening, either in person, by phone or using video-link up.

To call us using a free telephone interpreter, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450.

Please note that we can advise students living anywhere in NSW.

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