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Gold Coast Community Legal Centre & Advice Bureau Inc.

The Gold Coast Community Legal Centre & Advice Bureau Inc. (formerly Citizens Advice Bureau and Gold Coast Legal Service & Highway Legal Service) is a generalist community legal centre operating in Southport and servicing the whole of the Gold Coast region from Beenleigh to Tweed Heads with free legal advice, prototype and collaborative project work, community legal information and general information and referrals.

The Centre is able to provide legal assistance to clients in most areas of the law, including family law, consumer law and neighbourhood disputes.

This centre cannot assist business owners

Street address:

34 Railway Street
Southport QLD 4215

Ourtreach centres are located at:

COOLANGATTA BRANCH LIBRARY at Level 1, The Strand  72/80 Marine Parade (Corner Marine Parade & Dutton Street), Coolangatta

NERANG NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE at 29 Martin St, Nerang

OXENFORD AND COOMERA YOUTH CENTRE at 25 Oxenford-Tamborine Road, Oxenford

PALM BEACH NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE at 16 Third Ave, Palm Beach

UPPER COOMERA COMMUNITY CENTRE at 90 Reserve Road, Upper Coomera

VARSITY LAKES at Jim Harris Park, Mattocks Road, Varsity Lakes

Mailing address:

PO Box 10614

Southport  QLD 4215
 

Tel:
(07) 5532 9611
Fax:
(07) 5532 9125
Hours & appointment times:

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm at Southport.

All advice is by appointment only.

No telephone advice is given.

There is a walk in service available on Tuesday evenings from 5pm no appointment necessary.

Bookings are also essential for outreach centres:

Varsity Lakes - Monday
Coolangatta - Monday
Palm Beach - Tuesday
Nerang - Tuesday & Thursday
Oxenford - Wednesday
Upper Coomera (family law only) - Wednesday

Key services:
  • Legal advice
  • Casework and representation
  • Information and referral
Service delivery methods:
  • Booked appointments
  • Drop in legal advice consultation
Specialist services & interest groups:
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child protection
  • Employment Law
  • Consumer law
  • Neighbourhood disputes
  • Traffic Offences
Areas of law:
  • Child contact and residency
  • Child protection
  • Child support
  • Child/Spousal maintenance
  • Consumer complaints
  • Credit
  • Debt
  • Disability
  • Divorce and seperation
  • Domestic violence
  • Employment
  • Family violence
  • Insurance
  • Mental health
  • Motor vehicle offences
  • Neighbourhood disputes
  • Offences against persons
  • Offences against property/other
  • Paternity
  • Pensions and allowances / Social security
  • Property
  • Public Nuisance
  • Tenancy
  • Elder abuse
  • Family law
  • Generalist service