Legal Centre:

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service

NQWLS Cairns is a community based legal service developed and operated by women for women residing in North Queensland.
The service offers assistance in areas of law which primarily affect women including family law, domestic violence and child protection.
Outreach services are provided in some communities outside both Townsville and Cairns. Please contact the service to enquire.

Contact Information

Address
Cairns Office: Suite 1, Level 2, 88 Abbott Street Cairns QLD 4870 Townsville Office: 42 Sturt Street Townsville QLD 4810
Mailing Address
Cairns Office: Email: cairns@nqwls.com.auPostal: PO Box 2542, Cairns QLD 4870 Townsville Office: Email: tsvadmin@nqwls.com.auPostal: 42 Sturt Street, Townsville QLD 4810
Free Call
Phone
Townsville: 07 4772 5400, Cairns: 07 4033 5825
Fax
Townsville: 07 4772 5315, Cairns: 07 4033 5845

Services

Regions Serviced
  • Cairns
  • Far North Queensland
  • Townsville
Key services
  • Casework and representation
  • Information and referral
Service delivery methods
  • Booked appointments
  • Phone advice
Specialist services and interest groups
  • Women
Areas of law
  • Child contact and residency
  • Child protection
  • Child support
  • Child/Spousal maintenance
  • Divorce and seperation
  • Domestic violence
  • Family violence
  • Property

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
Opening Hours
Offices are open Monday–Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm and are closed for lunch between 1-2pm each day. The Free Legal Advice Line - 1800 244 504 - is available from Monday-Thursday from 9.00am-1.00pm.

Location

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