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Prisoners' Legal Service Inc.

Prisoners’ Legal Service is a community legal centre providing free legal assistance to incarcerated persons and their families on matters relating to imprisonment. The service is provided throughout the state of Queensland, Australia.

Mailing address:

GPO Box 257

Brisbane QLD 4000

(07) 3846 5074
(07) 3229 9222
Hours & appointment times:

Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Admin: (07) 3846 5074

Telephone advice times – 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm to inmates of prisons. 
Prisoners can access through prison telephone system (ARUNTA) following these prompts:
Enter telephone a/c number (CIS number) then enter prisoner’s own pin number then * (star) then # (hash) then 0 (zero) then 5 (five).

Wednesday 9:00am to 11:00am 
Community Advice Line (07) 3846 3384 for family members and post release. 

Key services:
  • Casework and representation
  • Community legal education
  • Financial counselling
  • Information and referral
  • Law reform
  • Legal advice
  • Publications and self help materials
Service delivery methods:
  • Booked appointments
  • Phone advice
Specialist services & interest groups:
  • Prisoners