Legal Centre:

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service is a community legal centre providing free legal assistance to prisoners with parole applications, prisoner law matters and financial counselling. PLS can only assist prisoners and parolees in Queensland.

PLS cannot assist with criminal law matters - these enquiries should be directed to Legal Aid.

PLS can only assist prisoners with matters relating to their incarceration (i.e. prison complaints, issues with parole, problems with QCS).

Services

Regions Serviced
  • Brisbane
  • South East Queensland
Key services
  • Casework and representation
  • Financial counselling
  • Information and referral
  • Law reform
  • Publications and self help materials
Service delivery methods
  • Booked appointments
  • Phone advice
Specialist services and interest groups
  • Prisoners
Areas of law
  • Generalist service
  • Prison law
More Information
PLS can only assist prisoners with matters relating to their incarceration (i.e. prison complaints, issues with parole, problems with QCS). They are unable to assist with criminal and family law issues.

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
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm Telephone advice times: Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm to inmates of prisons. Prisoners can access through prison telephone system (ARUNTA) following these prompts: Enter telephone a/c number (CIS number) then enter prisoner’s own pin number then * (star) then # (hash) then 0 (zero) then 5 (five).
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