About our Organisation

Equity and dignity in access to justice for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.


Our Vision

Justice for people experiencing homelessness.

Our Mission

Access to free, specialist legal services addressing the needs of people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Our Values

  • (Equality) We are committed to equal protection of the law and access to justice as a fundamental human right
  • (Accessibility) We are committed to ensuring our legal services are accessible to people experiencing homelessness
  • (Outreach) We proactively reach out to ensure we address the unique legal needs of people experiencing homelessness
  • (Partnerships) We foster creative and collaborative partnerships that are consistent with our mission
  • (Innovation) We are committed to innovation and continuous improvement in the delivery of our services
  • (Advocacy) We advocate legal and social changes to prevent and relieve homelessness
  • (Excellence) We achieve excellence and professionalism in the provision of legal services
  • (Our Hallmarks) Dignity, respect and acceptance are hallmarks of our services

 


Street Law is a not-for-profit incorporated association under the Associations Incorporation Act 1987 WA.


Our Patron is The Honourable Wayne Martin Chief Justice of Western Australia

 

Funding

We are supported in our work with funding provided by:

  • Commonwealth Community Legal Services Program and State Criminal Property Confiscation Funds;
  • The Law Society Public Purposes Trust provide grant funding for our Community Legal Education Program; and
  • Emergency Relief funding from Lotteries West.

 

Annual Reports

SLC Annual Report 2010  |  SLC Annual Report 2011  |  SLC Annual Report 2012  |  SLC Annual Report 2013  |  SLC Annual Report 2014

SLC Annual Report 2015

 

Management Committee

Chair: Drew Broadfoot
Deputy Chair: Tom Moreton
Secretary: Linda Sperring
Treasurer: Ryan Watts
Committee Member: Timothy Landmead
Committee Member: Alex Antoniazzi

 

Staff

Principal Solicitor: Ann-Margaret Walsh
Solicitor: Megan McCormack
Office Coordinator (Policy): Corinne Mercer
Community Legal Education Project Officer Rachael Doraisamy
 Administration Assistant Kimberly Wilde

 

Volunteer lawyers

In kind support is provided by Ashurst Australia, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, King & Wood Mallesons and Jackson McDonald.

 

Donations

Street Law is endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as an income tax exempt charitable institution and as a deductible gift recipient.