Work and Development Order Service – helping people pay off their NSW fines debt
In this episode Kerry Wright talks to Jessica McLaren. Jessica is a lawyer with the Legal Aid NSW Work and Development Order (WDO) Service. Jessica talks to Kerry about the WDO Service and how it helps people with NSW fines debt to pay off their fines through participating in activities like volunteer work, courses, counselling, mentoring and treatment programs.
Referrals and more information
To find more information about the Work and Development Order Service and services which can help:
To find out more about fines and becoming a WDO sponsor organisation see the Revenue NSW website
To find out details of your local Legal Aid office or Community Legal Centre call LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529
The NSW Work and Development Order Service can only assist in paying off fines issued in NSW through penalty notices, court fines and Victims Restitution Orders. If your client has fines debt from another State or Territory contact your local Legal Aid NSW WDO Service team and they can assist in explaining what options are available to pay off interstate fines debt.