The Welfare Rights Centre provides legal advice on Centrelink and social security matters to people in NSW.


We provide advice over the phone.



02 9211 5300

1800 226 028 (toll-free from outside Sydney metro area)


Advice intake times

Monday: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Wednesday: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Thursday: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

or contact us anytime to ask for advice via our website inquiries page.



During COVID-19 our service is operating normally, but to protect our staff we ask that you contact us by telephone rather than coming to our office.


There have been a lot of changes to Centrelink payments in response to COVID. For information about recent changes, click here.



Click here for information on getting legal help
Download helpful factsheets here.
Find out about the Welfare Rights Centre.