COVID-19 Facts and Info
NCLC understands that many in our community are experiencing additional legal issues in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the announcement of stage four restrictions for Melbourne, we have updated our factsheets on
renting rights; parenting arrangements; employment rights; family violence; financial assistance; and police powers.
If you are experiencing a legal issue, you can call us on (03) 9310 4376 to make an appointment with a lawyer over the phone or email us at .
Disclaimer: Please note that:
We are updating these fact sheets when there are significant changes, however restrictions and laws are currently changing very quickly in response to COVID-19
As of 7 August 2020:
All of Melbourne (including Hume and Moreland shires) are at Stage 4 restrictions
Many other parts of Victoria (including Mitchell, as of 2 August 2020) are at Stage 3
These factors may mean that parts of our fact sheet will become out of date, or may not apply where you live. For the latest COVID-19 restrictions and health advice, please visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus