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Prisoners' Legal Service Inc.

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

We can only assist prisoners with matters relating to their incarceration (i.e. prison complaints, issues with parole, problems with QCS)

Mailing address:

GPO Box 257

Brisbane QLD 4001
 

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

Office hours: 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).
 

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
Areas of law:
  • Generalist service
  • Prison law
More information:

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.