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Central Queensland Community Legal Centre

Central Queensland Community Legal Centre is an independent non-profit organisation funded by grants from the State and Federal governments, donations from the general public and membership fees. CQLC provide access to legal services for the vulnerable and disadvantaged in regional, rural and remote communities.

The service provides general legal advice, referral and some casework on a full time basis. It services communities stretching from just south of Mackay to Bundaberg and west to the Queensland border. The Centre also undertakes collaborative community legal education activities.

Street address:

240 Quay Street

Mailing address:

PO Box 1393


1800 155 121 (Central QLD only)
(07) 4922 1200
(07) 4922 1600
Hours & appointment times:

Face-to-face, telephone, FaceTime, and videoconferencing appointments available. Appointments required.

Office hours - 

Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm

Appointment Times - 

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 2:30pm 

Thursdays: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Telephone advice: Available


OUTREACH SERVICES (Contact for more information): 

Biloela: Shop 6A, 56-58 Kariboe St, Biloela

Emerald: Wally McKenzie House, Emerald Showgrounds, Emerald QLD.

Key services:
  • Casework and representation
  • Community legal education
  • Information and referral
  • Legal advice
Service delivery methods:
  • Booked appointments
  • Phone advice
  • Videoconferencing
  • Face Time
Areas of law:
  • Child contact and residency
  • Child protection
  • Child support
  • Child/Spousal maintenance
  • Consumer complaints
  • Contracts
  • Credit
  • Debt
  • Disability
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce and Separation
  • DNA testing
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug offences
  • Elder abuse
  • Employment
  • Environment and planning
  • Family law
  • Family violence
  • Financial exploitation
  • Generalist service
  • Human rights
  • Immigration
  • Mental health
  • Motor vehicle offences
  • Neighbourhood disputes
  • Offences against persons
  • Offences against property/other
  • Paternity
  • Property
  • Public Nuisance
  • Tenancy
  • Victims of crime
  • Wills and estates
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