Free legal advice
Members may be eligible, upon referral from VAHPA, to access free legal advice services from Australia’s leading industrial and personal injury law firm, Maurice Blackburn.
Situations in which you may be able to take advantage of the Union’s legal services include:
- Unfair treatment at work
- Injuries at work
- Accessing superannuation or insurance benefits
- Road accident injuries
- Asbestos illnesses and exposure
- Injuries in a public place
- Unfairly provided for or left out of a Will
- Criminal law, property conveyancing and additional services
Services available for members through Maurice Blackburn include:
Free first consultation – all Members and their families may receive an appointment upon request and referral by VAHPA. The first consultation is provided free of charge.
Free Will – all Members, and their partners, are entitled to a free standard Will every five years. There is no cost to the union or members for this service.
Please contact the Maurice Blackburn wills department on 1800 371 871 to request this service.
“No win – no fee” for personal injury matters. Members will not be charged for Maurice Blackburn’s professional costs if it is recommended you proceed with a claim and are unsuccessful.
To access these services, please first contact VAHPA Member Assist helpline on 1300 322 917.
Click HERE to view a brochure detailing the services that Maurice Blackburn can provide.