Consult a reliable and supportive lawyer via our subsidised legal advice service.
ACU students get access to Wisewould Mahony Lawyers for basic legal advice at no cost. Wisewould Mahony Pty Ltd is an Australian law firm with over 150 years of experience in providing individual and corporate legal services. All students currently enrolled at ACU are eligible for this service irrespective of the type of their enrolment.
This is one of many initiatives supported by the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
How we can help
ACU Student Legal Advice Service is offered from 15 January to 15 December. It allows up to two (2) 45-minute appointments (virtual) with a specialist lawyer including provision of written advice.
In the event you need assistance beyond the allowance subsidised by ACU, you can receive a referral to an appropriate and reliable firm or enter a written agreement with Wisewould Mahony Lawyers on your own terms.
ACU Student Legal Advice Service provides assistance across the following areas of law:
- Criminal law
- Debt/debt recovery
- Family law (except contested family law matters)
- Motor vehicle law
- Powers of attorney, guardianship and wills
- Freedom of Information
- Employment (except employment involving ACU)
- Social security
- Tenancy law
- Domestic violence
- Fines and infringement notices
- Neighbourhood disputes
- Victims of crime
- Credit and consumer law
- Academic and discipline student appeals involving ACU
- Any advice involving ACU, any employee of ACU or any other ACU student.
Such matters are to be dealt in accordance with the relevant ACU policies.
How to access this service
Should you wish to benefit from this service, please contact Wisewould Mahony Lawyers with your student ID and ACU email account.