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North Queensland Women’s Legal Service lobbies for domestic violence hub.

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service lobbies for domestic violence hub.

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                12 October 2015 NQ Women’s Legal Service lobbies for domestic violence hub Twenty calls a day go unanswered on the free legal advice line operated by the North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (NQWLS) due to a funding shortfall. NQWLS Director Anne Lewis said the Federal Government’s proposed domestic violence hub in Townsville […]

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Sharell O’Brien, Solicitor from NQWLS, Townsville named as a finalist in The Australian Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards.

Sharell O’Brien, Solicitor from NQWLS, Townsville named as a finalist in The Australian Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards.

On the 22nd September, 2015, Sharell O’Brien from NQWLS, Townsville was named as one of nine finalists in the Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards. Now in its third year, The Australian Women’s Weekly Qantas Women of the Future competition is helping Australia’s young women of the future fulfil their dreams. The Australian Women’s […]

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Sharell O’Brien, Solicitor from NQWLS, Townsville named as semi-finalist in The Australian Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards

Sharell O’Brien, Solicitor from NQWLS, Townsville named as semi-finalist in The Australian Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards

On the 23rd July, 2015, Sharell O’Brien from NQWLS, Townsville was one of fifteen semi-finalists named in the Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards. Now in its third year, The Australian Women’s Weekly Qantas Women of the Future competition is helping Australia’s young women of the future fulfil their dreams. The Australian Women’s Weekly […]

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The North Queensland Women’s Legal Service, North Queensland Toyota Cowboys and the JCU Townsville Fire launch the Tackle Domestic Violence Campaign

The North Queensland Women’s Legal Service, North Queensland Toyota Cowboys and the JCU Townsville Fire launch the Tackle Domestic Violence Campaign

On the 15th May, 2015, the North Queensland Women’s Legal Service, North Queensland Toyota Cowboys and the JCU Townsville Fire launched the Tackle Domestic Violence campaign at the biggest game of the year to drive home the message that domestic violence should not be tolerated by the community or by victims. The Tackle Domestic Violence […]

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Cowboys Join ‘Tackle Domestic Violence Campaign’

Cowboys Join ‘Tackle Domestic Violence Campaign’

MEDIA RELEASE 11 May 2015 COWBOYS JOIN ‘TACKLE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE’ CAMPAIGN The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys will use their biggest game of the year to drive home the message that domestic violence should not be tolerated by the community or by victims. As a contribution to Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Cowboys have joined forces […]

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The Fire Tackling Domestic Violence

The Fire Tackling Domestic Violence

Fire tackling domestic violence May 12, 2015, 08:50 AM AEST The JCU Townsville Fire has teamed up with the Toyota North Queensland Cowboys and the North Queensland Women’s Legal Service to launch a local ‘Tackle Domestic Violence’ awareness campaign. As a contribution to Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Fire has joined forces with the Cowboys […]

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NQWLS Townsville office has moved…

NQWLS Townsville office has moved…

The Townsville NQWLS has moved office and is now located at: Suite 1, Level 3,  42 Sturt Street, Townsville, Qld, 4810.

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NQWLS Cairns Office has moved…

NQWLS Cairns Office has moved…

The Cairns NQWLS office has moved and is now located at: Suite 4, Level 1, 88 Abbott Street, Cairns, Qld, 4870.

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Japan signs the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Japan signs the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

On the 1st April, 2014, Japan became a signatory country to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is the main international agreement that covers international parental child abduction. International parental child abduction occurs when one parent or guardian takes […]

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Ask Nola is now available..

Ask Nola is now available..

NQWLS is now providing community legal education webinars to community workers in rural and remote regions of our service area. The webinars will be delivered through the NQWLS Ask Nola website. The Ask Nola website will also be a source of relevant information for community workers, with links to other relevant services providers.

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