NQWLS is a not for profit, specialist community legal centre. It works to empower women, to promote safety for women and children and to contribute to societal change that will support a better quality of life for women and children.



Access to justice for the women of rural, regional and remote Queensland.



Safety-first, Respect, Service, Empowerment, Leadership / Strength.



NQWLS empowers women, contributes to their safety and the safety of children and promotes societal change by:

  • Providing free, accessible, high quality, holistic legal services
  • Providing education about injustice and inequity experienced by women
  • Engaging in collaborative work to create change in policy and the law