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NQWLS is a community based legal service developed and operated by women for women.

NQWLS offers assistance in all areas of law which commonly affect women (young or old), such as family law (parenting and property), defacto matters (parenting and property), family/domestic violence, discrimination, child protection, and Victim Assist. Interpreters can be arranged for women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and women with a hearing impairment who need legal assistance.

NQWLS offers the following services:

TOWNSVILLE & CAIRNS

  • Free Face to face legal advice by appointment.
  • Free Legal Advice by telephone – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 1pm.  Phone 1800 244 504 (free call from landlines).
  • Free Legal Advice by Skype by appointment.
  • Information and referrals  – Phone (07) 4772 5400.

RURAL/ REGIONAL/ REMOTE SERVICES

Free face to face legal advice by appointment in the following locations;

  • AYR: 2nd Tuesday of each month. Phone (07) 4783 3744 to make an appointment.
  • CHARTERS TOWERS: 3rd Tuesday of each month. Phone (07) 4787 4797 to make an appointment.
  • INGHAM: 4th Tuesday of each month. Phone (07) 4776 1822 to make an appointment.
  • ATHERTON: 1st Wednesday of each month. Phone (07) 4091 5100 to make an appointment.
  • MAREEBA: 2nd Wednesday of each month. Phone (07) 4092 1948 to make an appointment.
  • INNISFAIL: 3rd Wednesday of each month. Phone (07) 4043 8400 to make an appointment.
  • MOSSMAN: 4th Wednesday of each month. Phone (07) 4098 2005 to make an appointment.
  • PORT DOUGLAS: 4th Wednesday of each month. Phone (07) 4099 5518 to make an appointment.

Free Legal Advice using Skype by appointment in the following locations;

  • COOKTOWN: To make an appointment telephone the Cooktown District Community Centre on (07) 4069 6098.
  • KURANDA: To make an appointment telephone the Kuranda Neighbourhood Centre on (07) 4093 8933.
  • MACKAY: To make an appointment telephone the Mackay Women’s Centre on (07) 4953 1788.
  • MOUNT ISA: To make an appointment telephone Centacare Mount Isa on (07) 4749 8000.

For more information call the Townsville office on (07) 4772 5400.

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