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Queensland Advocacy Incorporated

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI) is an independent, community-based systems and individual advocacy organisation and a community legal service for people with disability.

QAI’s mission is to promote, protect and defend, through advocacy, the fundamental needs and rights and lives of the most vulnerable People with disability in Queensland.

QAI does this by engaging in systems advocacy work, through campaigns directed to attitudinal, law and policy change, and by supporting the development of a range of advocacy initiatives.

In your initial phone call to QAI, they will assess whether they are able to provide the service that you require, and book you in for the next available advice appointment. Be ready with contact details, availability details and any relevant documents.

Contact Information

Address
2nd Floor, South Central 43 Peel Street (Cnr Merivale Street) SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101
Free Call
1300 130 582 (within Queensland)

Services

Regions Serviced
  • Brisbane
  • Central Queensland
  • Darling Downs / South West Queensland
  • Far North Queensland
  • South East Queensland
Key services
  • Disability Royal Commission support advocacy
  • Information and referral
  • Justice Support Program
  • Law reform and systems advocacy
  • NDIS Appeals Support Advocacy
  • NDIS decision support advocacy
  • Review of forensic orders and ECTs
  • Reviews of treatment authorities
Service delivery methods
  • Booked appointments
  • Phone advice
Specialist services and interest groups
  • Disability
  • Mental health
Areas of law
  • Abuse
  • Capacity issues
  • Disability
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Forensic disability
  • Guardianship and administration
  • Human rights
  • Mental health
  • Restrictive Practices
Regional centres
Rockhampton for NDIS Appeals and decision support matters (contact QAI for more information)
More Information
QAI is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services, the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General, the Commonwealth Attorney-General allocated by the Queensland Government, funded representation for Mental Health Review Tribunal hearings through Legal Aid Queensland, in addition to one-off project funding and donations. QAI is run by a committee, the majority of whom are people with disabilities.

Opening Hours Info

Opening Hours

Closed Now
  • Monday
    09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Thursday
    09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Friday
    09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Opening Hours
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm There are no set appointment times or days, instead being subject to availability at the time of request. Phone advice: AVAILABLE Walk in times: NOT AVAILABLE

Location

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