Please note: The contact details below are for business and corporate enquiries (including about drafting matters) only. Although the Parliamentary Counsel's Office manages the NSW legislation website, we are not able to provide legal advice. Please see below for more information about what this means and to find contact details for website help and the webmaster. Standard business hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am–5pm, excepting NSW public holidays. Special arrangements apply on days when the NSW Parliament is sitting.
Please note that PCO cannot help with legal advice about the interpretation or operation of any NSW legislation. We explain below what we mean by legal advice and include links to other organisations that may be able to help—contacting them directly may save you time.
We can help you with the following enquiries—
We cannot help you with the following enquiries—
For these enquiries, LawAccess NSW provides plain language legal information, including factsheets and guides to help you with legal issues.
LawAccess NSW also operates a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and, in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW—telephone 1300 888 529.
For legal advice on the interpretation or application of legislation a
community legal service or
Legal Aid NSW may be able to assist.
Alternatively, you may need to consult a qualified private lawyer—the Law Society of NSW can assist with this.
For these enquiries, the relevant government department, agency or local council administering particular legislation may be able to assist. The NSW Government Directory provides a list of government departments, agencies and Ministries.