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Redfern Legal Centre LogoRedfern Legal Centre has a SUPRA funded branch office (on campus at SUPRA) with a part-time solicitor available to provide free legal advice, representation in court, and a referal service to postgraduate students who are SUPRA Subscribers.

The solicitor can assist you with a wide range of legal issues including:

  • Administrative law (government etc)
  • Consumer complaints
  • Intellectual Property
  • Court action against the University
  • Credit and debt
  • Criminal law
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Domestic violence
  • Employment law
  • Family law (advice only)
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Tenancy law
  • University complaints
  • Victims compensation
  • Other general complaints

Note: The solicitor cannot advice on immigration law but can refer students to contact points.

How to contact our Solicitor

The Solicitor is based at the SUPRA Offices on main campus, though they are also able to assist SUPRA Subscribers who study on other campuses or are otherwise remotely located. Wherever you are located while pursuing your studies at the Unviersity of Sydney, there are a range of ways you can contact the solicitor:

Drop-in: Drop-in appointments are available on Thursdays between 2pm-4pm (no need to make an appointment).

Email: Send an email to which will be forwarded to the Solicitor. If possible, please include a telephone contact number in your email so we can get back to you.

Telephone: Call the office on (02) 9351 3715. If you are in Australia but outside the Sydney metropolitan area, call our toll free number: 1800 249 950. The receptionist can then arrange an appointment or take a message for the solicitor to call you back.

In writing: Send a fax to (02) 9351 6400 or post your letter to

Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association (SUPRA)
Level 2, Holme Building (A09)
The University of Sydney NSW 2006

Complete the web form: Fill out the form on our Contact Us page to send the solicitor an email from this website. Be sure to include your telephone number or email address so that the solicitor can contact you back.