About HALC

The HIV AIDS Legal Centre (HALC) is a not-for-profit, specialist community legal centre, and the only one of its kind in Australia.

The HIV/AIDS Legal Centre Inc. acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ continuing connection to land, place, waters and community. We pay our respects to them, their heritage and cultures; and to elders both past and present.

Vision and Values

  • To provide free and comprehensive legal assistance (within operational guidelines) to people with HIV or Hepatitis-related legal matters;
  • To undertake Community Legal Education and Law Reform activity in areas relating to HIV and Hepatitis.
  • To provide legal training, education and experience to employees and volunteers;
  • To liaise and work in partnership with other organisations to achieve these objectives


HALC provides volunteering opportunities for law students and graduates completing their legal training. For more information about volunteering at HALC, please go to our VOLUNTEERING page.


HALC is governed by a Management Committee including three executive, three ordinary members and two appointed staff members (the Principal Solicitor and Coordinator). The HALC Constitution is available to download as a PDF HERE.