The problem with our gold-standard legal system

In an article for The New Daily, Sara Kane talks about some of the unforeseen legal problems faced by Australians and how community legal centre’s offer assistance to those in need. You can read the article below or on The … Continued

ELC funding restored

The Employment Law Centre of WA welcomes the news it will receive much needed funding from the WA State Government. The funding provides the service with 3 years security to ensure vulnerable Western Australian employees have access to legal advice, … Continued

Recent ELC law reform submissions

Click on the links below to download and read our recent submissions to the Inquiry into Establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia and the Inquiry into Corporate Avoidance of the Fair Work Act.

Social return on investment study

The Employment Law Centre (ELC) partnered with the University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health to conduct a Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis of ELC’s service. In simple terms, this analysis looks at the value of society’s investment … Continued

ELC Annual Report 2015/2016

Please click on the link below to download ELC’s Annual Report for the 2015/2016 financial year. 2015-16_annual_report-electronic

Principal Solicitor Receives Lawyer of the Year Award

The Principal Solicitor of the Employment Law Centre of Western Australia (ELC), Mr Michael Geelhoed, was recently awarded the Law Society of Western Australia’s 2016 Lawyer of the Year Award for practitioners with less than five years’ experience. Click on … Continued

Centre Celebrates WAIRC Appointments

The Principal Solicitor of the Employment Law Centre of Western Australia (ELC), Ms Toni Emmanuel, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission. Click the link below for the full press release Centre celebrates appointments … Continued

Free legal advice for persons in bushfire affected areas

Legal Aid WA is coordinating free legal advice for people in bushfire affected areas. Examples of some legal issues that could arise may relate to insurance claims, ability to service a mortgage, debts, property, housing, etc. If you have a … Continued