- We ensure people in Western Australia are treated fairly in the financial marketplace by providing free, confidential legal advice through our Telephone Advice Line on (08) 9221 7066.
- We provide legal representation to people experiencing vulnerability and disadvantage so that they can access justice.
- Our community legal education programs empower West Australians experiencing vulnerability and disadvantage to understand their rights and avoid financial pitfalls.
- We help other service providers, including financial counsellors and community support workers, to understand and support their clients’ financial rights.
- We are a voice for change so that financial systems and consumer laws are improved for all.
CCLSWA welcomed the opportunity to provide a submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee regarding the Financial Services Reform Bill 2022. CCLSWA’s submissions refer to […]
General Manager Bev Jowle begins the newsletter with an acknowledgement of the importance of National Reconciliation Week She launched our key stakeholder survey asking for feedback […]
CCLSWA was pleased to contribute to a joint consumer submission on the Treasury consultation on options for improving the effectiveness of the consumer guarantee and […]
Roberta is a senior solicitor at CCLSWA. Roberta attended the National University of Ireland, Galway and graduated in 1999 with a B.Comm (Honours) degree and […]
Graduating in the UK with a combined Human Resources and Psychology degree, Allison has worked in Community Development for over ten years. Migrating to Australia […]
David is a solicitor at CCLSWA. He started as a paralegal in August 2018 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in […]
Georgia is a solicitor at CCLSWA. She started as a volunteer in October 2017 and then completed her Practical Legal Training in 2018. Georgia was […]
Colm is a solicitor with CCLSWA. Colm volunteered with CCLSWA from February 2019 until November 2019 when he became Legal Admin Assistant. In February 2021 […]
CCLSWA was pleased to collaborate with other consumer groups and contribute to a joint consumer submission to The Treasury review of the Australian Financial Complaints […]
Joint Submission to the Senate Inquiry on the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Supporting Economic Recovery) Bill 2020
Joint Submission to the Senate Inquiry on the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Supporting Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 CCLSWA is proud to be a member […]
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CCLSWA offers interactive workshops to community legal centres, financial counsellors, community groups, and community worker organisations in Western Australia. These workshops discuss important topics associated […] read more...
Radio Show: Heritage FM
CCLSWA’s principal solicitor, Faith Cheok, is a regular guest on the James Wray Show broadcast on the Perth based radio station Heritage FM 107.3.read more...
Make a Change
CCLSWA is committed to improving the rights of consumers of financial services and consumer goods through policy and law reform. In 2013 – 14 staff […] read more...
CCLSWA offers legal education seminars to Years 10, 11 & 12 students in Western Australia. These seminars aim at empowering students to make better financial […] read more...