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NQWLS Annual General Meeting Notice

NQWLS Annual General Meeting Notice

Notice of NQWLS Annual General Meeting : NQWLS Supporters and members of North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held on Tuesday 13 November,  2018 at 6pm.  Meetings will be held in both Cairns and Townsville – with a Skype link up between venues. Details […]

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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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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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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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Grant for Specialist Domestic Violence Legal Support

Grant for Specialist Domestic Violence Legal Support

Ewen Jones MP Federal Member for Herbert MEDIA RELEASE 16 October, 2015 Grant for specialist domestic violence legal support Federal Member for Herbert Ewen Jones today announced that the North Queensland Women’s Legal Service will receive a grant of $1.05 million over three years to help women experiencing domestic violence access vital legal assistance and […]

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Notice of NQWLS Annual General Meeting

Notice of NQWLS Annual General Meeting

Supporters and members of North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held at both our Cairns and Townsville offices on Wednesday 28 October 2015 from 6pm. Details of the AGM are as follows: When :           Wednesday October 28, 2015 at 6 pm Where:          Townsville […]

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