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Community Legal Centres Queensland is the peak body for community legal centres in the state of Queensland. As we are a peak body and not a community legal centre we are unable to provide legal information or advice. If you require legal assistance or advice, please select the most appropriate community legal centre for you from the list of member centres below, and contact them by phone or email to make an enquiry.   

Name and description Regions serviced

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women's Legal Services NQ

Provides legal advice, casework including court representation, community legal education and outreach clinics and CLE workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Townsville and in rural and remote areas of North Queensland

Townsville, Northern Queensland

Aboriginal Family Legal Service Southern Queensland

Indigenous Corporation that provides legal and other support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in Southern Queensland

Southern Queensland

ADA Law (Aged and Disability Advocacy Law)

ADA Law provides legal advice, representation and non-legal advocacy for people who are subject to a QCAT guardianship or administration application.

Statewide

Basic Rights Queensland

State-wide specialist community legal centre, providing free legal assistance, advocacy and legal services to people having problems with social security or disability discrimination

Statewide

Bayside Community Legal Service

Provides free legal assistance and a referral service. The target group is the general population, with an emphasis on low income groups.

Bayside area, Bay Islands

Brisbane North Community Legal Service

Provides free legal assistance and referrals from qualified solicitors. Provides information on and referral to other services such as counselling

Brisbane North

Cairns Community Legal Centre

Provides accessible legal services for people in the community experiencing disadvantage. Information and referrals, legal advice and in some circumstances, ongoing casework assistance

Cairns, Statewide

Care Goondiwindi Community Legal Service

Provides daily legal advice sessions and a monthly legal advice session from the Rural Women’s Outreach Solicitor

Goondiwindi

Caxton Legal Centre

Offers free legal assistance and social work services, publishes self-help kits and handbooks, and undertakes community legal education and law reform activities

Statewide

Central Queensland Community Legal Centre

Provide access to legal services for the vulnerable and disadvantaged in regional, rural and remote communities

Mackay, Bundaberg, Central Queensland

Environmental Defenders Office Ltd.

Non-profit, non-government community legal centre dedicated to providing legal assistance to individuals and community groups working to protect the environment

Statewide

Gold Coast Community Legal Centre

Generalist community legal centre operating in Southport and servicing the whole of the Gold Coast region with free legal advice, prototype and collaborative project work, community legal information and general information and referrals

Gold Coast

Hub Community Legal

Offers basic assistance & advice in a range of legal matters including: Family Law; Minor Civil; Motor vehicle accidents; Wills & Enduring Powers of Attorney; Child Protection issues & Youth Criminal

South East Queensland

Institute for Urban Indigenous Health

Providing services to existing clients of the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health

Junkuri Laka Community Legal Centre

Promotes the wellbeing of the people of the Wellesley Islands, in particular through engagement with government organisations and being active in matters affecting residents’ human, legal and civil rights

Wellesley Islands

LawRight

LawRight is a legal referral & service organisation

Statewide

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex Legal Service

Community-based legal service providing free legal advice, assistance and referrals to the LGBTI community

Statewide

Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre

Provides free and confidential legal information, legal advice and referral throughout the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac Regional Council areas.

Mackay, Isaac, Whitsundays

Moreton Bay Regional Community Legal Service

MBRCLS provides free and confidential legal assistance to individuals in the Moreton Bay Region

Moreton Bay

My Community Legal

Accredited Community Legal Centre and registered charity, assisting clients who cannot afford a lawyer, but who are not legally-aided

Gold Coast

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service is a community based legal service developed and operated by women for women residing in North Queensland.

Townsville, Cairns

Pine Rivers Community Legal Service

Provides general legal assistance including mediation services, duty lawyer services for domestic, child protection and family matters

North Brisbane, Moreton Bay

Prisoners' Legal Service

Community legal centre providing free legal assistance to prisoners with parole applications, prisoner law matters and financial counselling

Statewide

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated

Independent, community-based systems and individual advocacy organisation and a community legal service for people with disability

Statewide

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service [QIFVLS] is an organisation with four regional offices in Cairns, Mt Isa, Rockhampton and Townsville. From these locations QIFVLS provides a regular outreach service to their designated communities. The Service is committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to live free from family violence and/or sexual assault in the State of Queensland, Australia.

Brisbane, Cairns, Mt Isa, Rockhampton, Townsville, Indigenous Communities

Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

Provides free legal assistance in immigration and refugee cases to people in need        

Statewide

Seniors Legal and Support Service (Fraser Coast)

Services the Fraser Coast region providing assistance to seniors experiencing abuse or exploitation

Fraser Coast

Suncoast Community Legal Service

Provides general legal assistance in the form of face to face consultations, information, referrals, and assistance in filling out forms

Sunshine Coast

TASC National Ltd - Ipswich

The Advocacy and Support Centre (TASC) is a not for profit organisation that delivers legal, advocacy, psychology and counselling services across Toowoomba, Ipswich, Roma and parts of the Southern Downs and South West Queensland.

Ipswich, Southern Downs, South West Queensland

TASC National Ltd - Roma

Not for profit organisation that delivers legal, advocacy, psychology and counselling services across Toowoomba, Ipswich, Roma and parts of the Southern Downs and South West Queensland

Roma, Southern Downs, South West Queensland

TASC National Ltd - Toowoomba

Delivers legal, advocacy, psychology and counselling services across Toowoomba, Ipswich, Roma and parts of the Southern Downs and South West Queensland

Toowoomba

TASC National Ltd - Warwick

Not for profit organisation that delivers legal, advocacy, psychology and counselling services across Toowoomba, Ipswich, Roma and parts of the Southern Downs and South West Queensland

Warwick, Southern Downs, South West Queensland

Taylor Street Community Legal Service

Provides general legal assistance and outreach services across the Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Gympie and North Burnett regions 

Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Gympie, North Burnett

Tenants Queensland Inc

State-wide community organisation that provides services for and represents the interests of residential tenants in Queensland

Statewide

Townsville Community Law

Provides information and referral, legal assistance, casework (within guidelines), outreach services, and community legal education

Northern Queensland

Women's Legal Service

Run by women for women. Assistance is provided by lawyers and social workers during the day and several evenings each week

Brisbane, Statewide

YFS Legal

Provides legal advice, support and representation for people (including those under 25) within the Logan City and surrounding areas.         

Logan, Brisbane

Youth Advocacy Centre

Free confidential legal and welfare assistance to young people under 17 who live in or around Brisbane, and on a limited basis by telephone to young people outside Brisbane but living in Queensland.

Brisbane, Statewide