Prisoners’ Legal Service is a community legal centre providing free legal assistance to prisoners with parole applications, prisoner law matters and financial counselling. PLS can only assist prisoners and parolees in Queensland.
PLS cannot assist with criminal law matters - these enquiries should be directed to Legal Aid.
PLS can only assist prisoners with matters relating to their incarceration (i.e. prison complaints, issues with parole, problems with QCS).
PO Box 257
Brisbane QLD 4001
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Telephone advice times:
Tuesday and 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).
- Casework and representation
- Community legal education
- Financial counselling
- Information and referral
- Law reform
- Legal advice
- Publications and self help materials
- Booked appointments
- Phone advice
- Generalist service
- Prison law
PLS can only assist prisoners with matters relating to their incarceration (i.e. prison complaints, issues with parole, problems with QCS). They are unable to assist with criminal and family law issues.