NSW Council for Civil Liberties

Service Description

Voluntary watch dog organisation for civil liberties and human rights. Looks into upcoming legislation and lobby for changes to be made to existing laws to improve people's civil liberties. Advocates against infringement of these rights and the abuse of power by government, its agencies and others. Interests include National Security and Counterterrorism, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, Freedom of Speech, Censorship, Privacy and Data Retention, Criminal Justice, Police Powers and Mental Health, and Civil and Human Rights. NSW Council for Civil Liberties does not provide individual legal advice or representation.

Alternate Names: NSWCCL

Hours of Operation



Referral System

Anyone may contact via email, phone, or post.

Service Fees

Memberships available

Languages (other than English)


Organisational Information

Area Served


Parent Organisation

NSW Council for Civil Liberties

Postal Address

PO Box A1386

Sydney South



Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Yes, also intern programs

Other Contacts

Advice on complaints must be in writing- complaints@nswccl.org.au. Legal advice and investigation of individual matters is not provided.

Last Updated: 17 August 2023