Sort It! Deakin Legal Service for Students

Sort It! Deakin Legal Service for Students is a partnership between Deakin University Student Association (DUSA), Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) and Barwon Community Legal Services (BCLS).

Sort It provides free and confidential legal advice, information, referral and education to currently enrolled Deakin students. Legal advice is provided by qualified lawyers. Sort It can advise on legal matters such as:

  • Fines / Infringements
  • Motor Vehicle accidents (not TAC)
  • Debt / Bills / Consumer problems including Scams
  • Tenancy / Housing
  • Employment Law including Sexual Harassment and Bullying
  • Stalking & Family Violence
  • Family Law
  • Reporting Sexual Assault
  • Discrimination
  • Minor Criminal Matters
  • Victims of Crime Assistance
  • Student Visas / Migration Law*

*All migration advice is provided by registered Migration Agent Shasheema Ruwanpathirana (MARN 1574896). To access a copy of The Migration Agents Code of Conduct, please click here.

Sort It! Resources also provide helpful information on common legal issues affecting students.

Do you need legal advice? Complete the Online Legal Query Form to request a free appointment with a Sort It lawyer or migration agent.

For law students interested in volunteering with Sort It, please see ECLC’s information for Volunteers.

Page updated May 30, 2017
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