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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 our teams provide a regular outreach service to their designated communities. We are 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.

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

To be eligible for assistance from Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service, a potential client must:
- 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 we can assist.
- Is not a perpetrator of domestic or family violence or sexual assault   

BRISBANE ONLY:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Identifies as female      

 

Street address:

Level 1, Suite 5,
101-111  Spence Street
Cairns QLD 4870

Mailing address:

PO Box 4628

CAIRNS QLD 4870

Freecall:
1800 88 77 00
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:
  • ATSI
  • 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:

CENTRAL ROCKHAMPTON
Level 2A, 130 Victoria Parade
PO Box 690
ROCKHAMPTON QLD 4700
Free Call: 1800 887 700
T: (07) 4927 6453
F: (07) 4807 6162
help@qifvls.com.au
www.qifvls.com.au

FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND REGION
Level 2, Suite 10, 101-111 Spence Street
PO Box 4643
CAIRNS QLD 4870
Free Call: 1800 887 700
T: (07) 4030 0400
F: (07) 4027 9430
help@qifvls.com.au 
www.qifvls.com.au

GULF & WEST QUEENSLAND REGION 
19 Isa Street 
PO Box 3073 
MOUNT ISA QLD 4825
Free Call: 1800 887 700
T: (07) 4749 5944
F: (07) 4749 5955
help@qifvls.com.au 
www.qifvls.com.au

NORTH QUEENSLAND REGION
Level 2, 61-73 Sturt Street 
PO Box 2005
TOWNSVILLE QLD 4810
Free Call: 1800 887 700
T: (07) 4721 0600
F: (07) 4764 5171
help@qifvls.com.au
www.qifvls.com.au

BRISBANE OFFICE
201 Wickham Terrace 
PO Box 126
SPRING HILL QLD 4004
Free Call: 1800 887 700
T: (07) 3839 6857
F: (07) 3319 6250
help@qifvls.com.au
www.qifvls.com.au

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