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Position Vacant: Receptionist / Administrative Support Worker Cairns Office

Position Vacant: Receptionist / Administrative Support Worker Cairns Office

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) is a not for profit, specialist community legal centre, providing free legal services primarily in the areas of family law and domestic violence.  It has offices in both Cairns and Townsville. We are currently looking for an experienced receptionist / administrative support worker, with a positive ‘can do’ personality, […]

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FEDERAL FUNDING CUTS WILL IMPACT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS IN NORTH QUEENSLAND

FEDERAL FUNDING CUTS WILL IMPACT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS IN NORTH QUEENSLAND

Date:  30 March 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEDERAL FUNDING CUTS WILL IMPACT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS IN NORTH QUEENSLAND The North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) will receive $2.4 million in combined federal and state funding over the next three years to operate its offices in both Townsville and Cairns, but there is still a shortfall. […]

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Local Women ‘Lead the Way’

Local Women ‘Lead the Way’

Local women ‘lead the way’ Calling for an end to violence and discrimination North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) and Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland (ADCQ) join forces to empower local women on International Women’s Day 1 March 2017, TOWNSVILLE: On International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March 2017), NQWLS and ADCQ will host a FREE morning tea […]

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Christmas Closure Times

Christmas Closure Times

NQWLS will be closed for the Christmas & New Year period from 5.00pm the 23rd December, 2016 and will re-open at 9.00am on the 9th January, 2017. NQWLS would like to wish all our clients and supporters a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  

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Sharell O’Brien NQWLS Supervising Solicitor named as Queensland Young Australian of the Year Finalist 2017

Sharell O’Brien NQWLS Supervising Solicitor named as Queensland Young Australian of the Year Finalist 2017

On the 23rd November, 2016  Sharell O’Brien Supervising Solicitor of NQWLS, Townsville was named as one of four finalists in the Queensland Young Australian of the Year 2017. The finalists for the 2017 Australian of the Year, Young Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Australia’s Local Hero have been drawn from nominations submitted […]

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ENGINEERS HELPING WOMEN AFFECTED BY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

ENGINEERS HELPING WOMEN AFFECTED BY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Media Release 24th August, 2016 ENGINEERS HELPING WOMEN AFFECTED BY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GHD in Townsville is helping the North Queensland Women’s Legal Service provide free legal services to women in rural, regional and remote communities in North and Far North Queensland. One of the world’s leading engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services companies, GHD, has […]

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Sharell O’Brien, Supervising Solicitor Townsville named a winner of the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards

Sharell O’Brien, Supervising Solicitor Townsville named a winner of the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards

    Congratulations to Sharell O’Brien NQWLS Townsville supervising solicitor on winning  the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 award in the Pro Bono category. The 30 Under 30 awards celebrate Australia’s top lawyers under 30 years of age in 10 different practice areas.The finalists were chosen for each category from a record number of high-quality submissions. Entrants were judged on their […]

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NQWLS Newsletter Issue 1 of 2016

NQWLS Newsletter Issue 1 of 2016

Newsletter 1 of 2016 Welcome to North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) inaugural quarterly newsletter. We wish to extend our gratitude to members, supporters, clients and volunteers who support us to in our work – empowering women within the justice system. Since the start of 2016, NQWLS has been fortunate to have 3 new solicitors […]

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Family Law Solicitor Vacancy Townsville Office

Family Law Solicitor Vacancy Townsville Office

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service Family Law Solicitor North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) is a not for profit, specialist community legal centre, providing free legal services primarily in the areas of family law and domestic violence. It has offices in Townsville and Cairns and has been operating since 1996. We are currently looking for […]

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The NQWLS Townsville office has moved

The NQWLS Townsville office has moved

The NQWLS Townsville office is now  located at Ground Floor, 42 Sturt Street, Townsville, Qld, 4810.

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