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Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service

QIFVLS will not be meeting face to face with the public until further notice. Please note the offices will continue to remain open between the hours of 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am to 4:00pm on Fridays. It is requested that clients or members of the public refrain from attending offices in person.

There is currently also a ban on all non-essential travel for staff (this includes community outreach services). Please contact QIFVLS via telephone on 1800 887 700, or via the help desk email address, help@qifvls.com.au

Thank you for your support in helping to keep QIFVLS clients, employees, visitors and their families, safe and well.

QIFVLS services 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities; please visit their website to view the areas of service.

To be eligible for assistance from Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service, a potential client must meet the following criteria:

- Self-identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and be accepted as such by the relevant Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

- The services provided will provide a direct and substantial benefit to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. For example, the client’s child.

- The client (or the child who will benefit) is a victim/survivor of family violence or sexual assault.

- Has a relevant legal matter with which QIFVLS can assist.

- The client must not be a perpetrator of domestic or family violence or sexual assault
- The client must identify as a woman (Brisbane only).      

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Street address:

Head Office

Level 1, Suite 4,
101-111  Spence Street
Cairns QLD 4870

Mailing address:

PO Box 4628

CAIRNS QLD 4870

Freecall:
1800 887 700
Tel:
(07) 4045 7500
Hours & appointment times:

Monday – Thursday (8:30am – 5:00pm)

Friday (8:30am – 4:00pm)

Advice by email; Booked appointments; Drop in legal advice consultation; Talks and seminars; Information sessions; Phone advice

Key services:
  • Casework and representation
  • Community legal education
  • Court representation
  • Information and referral
  • Law reform
  • Legal advice
Service delivery methods:
  • Advice by email
  • Booked appointments
  • Drop in legal advice consultation
  • Talks and seminars
  • Information sessions
  • Phone advice
Specialist services & interest groups:
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Service
  • Child protection
Areas of law:
  • Child contact and residency
  • Child protection
  • Child support
  • Child/Spousal maintenance
  • Divorce and seperation
  • DNA testing
  • Domestic violence
  • Family violence
  • Paternity
  • Victims of crime
Regional centres:

QIFVLS BRISBANE OFFICE

201 Wickham Tce, SPRING HILL QLD 4004

07 3839 6857

PO Box 126 SPRING HILL QLD 4004

Free Call: 1800 887 700

Email: help@qifvls.com.au

QIFVLS CAIRNS OFFICE

Lvl 2, Ste 10, 101-111 Spence St, CAIRNS QLD 4870

07 4030 0400

PO Box 4643, CAIRNS QLD 4870

Free Call: 1800 887 700

Email: help@qifvls.com.au

QIFVLS MOUNT ISA OFFICE

19 Isa St, MOUNT ISA QLD 4825

07 4749 5944

PO Box 3073 MOUNT ISA QLD 4825

Free Call: 1800 887 700

Email: help@qifvls.com.au

QIFVLS ROCKHAMPTON OFFICE

Lvl 2A, 130 Victoria Pde, ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4700

07 4927 6453

PO Box 690 ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4700

Free Call: 1800 887 700

Email: help@qifvls.com.au

QIFVLS TOWNSVILLE OFFICE

Lvl 2, 61-73 Sturt St, TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810

07 4721 0600

PO Box 2005 TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810

Free Call: 1800 887 700

Email: help@qifvls.com.au

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