Region: North Queensland
NQ Women's Legal Service (NQWLS) provides free legal services, by women for women. It assists women who need help with family law (parenting and property), family/domestic violence, discrimination, sexual assault, child protection and Victims Assist matters.
Outreach advice clinics are provided monthly at Ayr, Charters Towers, Ingham, Innisfail, Atherton, Mareeba, Port Douglas and Mossman. Call NQWLS for more details.
A Duty Lawyer is provided at the Domestic Violence hearings in the Magistrates Court in Townsville (Wednesdays) and Cairns ( Thursdays).
The Service accepts self referrals as well as community referrals.
Appointments made for face to face advice in Townsville and Cairns. Telephone advice is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on 1800 244 504 (NQ & FNQ Region).
Legal, Support Services