Those affected by a disaster can access free legal advice through the following services:

Contact the Legal Services Commission on weekdays between 9.00 am and 4.30 pm.

Phone 1300 366 424 to access the free telephone advisory service.

Legal assistance bushfire support project

Dedicated lawyers provide free legal help to those most affected by the 2019-20 South Australian bushfires, including Adelaide Hills, Kangaroo Island and Yorke Peninsula communities.

Face-to-face appointments are available at Parndana, Lobethal and Yorketown.

Visit the outreach calendar to see when they are next visiting.

Kangaroo Island residents can ring 8121 4473 or email

Residents from the Adelaide Hills can ring 1300 366 424.

Yorketown residents can call 1300 366 424 or 8121 4473.

Free mediation service

Uniting Communities is offering a free mediation service to assist with neighbourhood disputes resulting from the fires.

Visit Uniting Communities or phone 8342 1800. Please state you are a victim of the bushfires when making an appointment to ensure your case is given priority with booking times.

Free immigration advice

The Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) South Australia branch is offering free immigration advice and assistance to bushfire affected businesses and visa applicants.

Visit the MIA South Australia website for more information.