If you are granted legal aid it means the Legal Services Commission of South Australia will pay a lawyer to act for you. However, the Legal Services Commission will require you to make a contribution towards your legal costs depending on how much you can reasonably afford to pay.
Find out how to apply for legal aid by visiting the Legal Services Commission website.
Courts and tribunals
A full list of courts in South Australia can be found on the Courts Administration Authority website and include the Supreme, District, Magistrates, Youth and Coroner's courts.
The Courts Administration Authority also provide information about:
Discover how the courts operate and read the decisions and judgments of courts and tribunals on the Law and Justice Foundation website.
Going to court
Information for people going to court can be found on our site.
Customs and border protection
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service is responsible for deterring the unlawful movement of goods and people into Australia. For more information or to report suspicious activities contact the service.
Advice for travellers is provided on the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service website and includes information about:
- leaving or arriving in Australia
- duty-free concessions
- illegal imports
- quarantine requirements.
South Australian laws are proclaimed under Acts of Parliament.
Check which bills have come before Parliament in the current or recent sessions or browse in alphabetical order through the most recent:
Royal Commissions and inquiries
State and federal inquiries can be commissioned into matters of public importance. Read the outcome of Royal Commissions and inquiries or follow the progress of completed or continuing inquiries on the Parliament of Australia website.