Legal Centre:


knowmore offers free legal advice and support to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. They help survivors consider their options about compensation, redress and other legal issues related to abuse.

Staff are trained and experienced in working with people who have experienced trauma, and in providing culturally safe services.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support

knowmore are committed to delivering our services in ways that are culturally safe and respectful for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Read about the work our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement team is doing.

Specialist trauma support

They know that talking about abuse can be difficult and may cause distress. Our team includes specialist support workers who are experienced in speaking with survivors of sexual abuse.

Confidential service

Clients’ information is confidential and will only be shared outside of knowmore with their permission, or in exceptional circumstances where they are compelled to or authorised by law. Read more about our commitment to confidentiality and privacy.

Financial counselling

The financial counselling team provides advice to survivors about their rights and options in receiving and protecting their National Redress Scheme payments. Read more about how its financial counselling team can help.

Contact Information

PO Box 2151, Brisbane QLD 4001
Mailing Address
PO Box 2151, Brisbane QLD 4001
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More Information
knowmore provides free legal advice, assistance, information and referral for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. knowmore can help you to:
  • apply for compensation or other forms of action and redress
  • lodge complaints with police, find old records and understand legal processes
  • connect with specialist counselling and support services
Who they help
knowmore helps people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. This means people who were sexually abused at school, in a sporting club, children’s service, orphanage, foster care, residential care, religious organisation, government organisation or any organisation that was involved with children. If we can’t help, we’ll refer you to a service that can.
Who they are
knowmore is a team of lawyers, counsellors/social workers, financial counsellors and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement advisors – all experienced and trained in working with survivors of sexual abuse and people who have experienced trauma. You can speak to their specialist counsellors/social workers via a free phone call or face‑to‑face. They’ll help you to access our legal services and provide you with support along the way.

Opening Hours Info

Opening Hours

Closed Now
  • Monday
    09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday
    09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday
    09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed