Hub Community Legal
HUB Community Legal (formerly The South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre) offers basic assistance & advice in a range of legal matters including: Family Law; Minor Civil; Motor vehicle accidents (property damage only); Wills & Enduring Powers of Attorney; Child Protection issues & Youth Criminal (including representation for under 18's).
The Centre is staffed on a full time basis. Services include legal advice, referral & community legal education.
Limited telephone advice is available, although an appointment is needed.
HUB Community Legal provides free and confidential legal advice appointments with qualified lawyers. It provides daytime and evening appointments at our Inala offices or with partner organisations. Its priority is to provide advice that educates and empowers people to solve their own legal problems. Areas of law on which we provide advice include: Family Law, family violence, child protection, powers of attorney, consumer disputes, credit & debt, traffic offences, car accidents, civil matters, problems between neighbours, employment, minor criminal law, discrimination, school and education exclusions, sexual harassment and human rights law. If they can’t help you, they will try to provide you with the details of someone who can.
HUB provides legal appointments in partnership with the following organisations:
- Camira Springfield Community Centre
- USQ School of Law
- Inala Indigenous Health Centre
- Goodna Neighbourhood House
- Logan Family Relationship Centre
- Ipswich Family Relationship Centre
- Queensland Foster and Kinship Care, Banyo.
- Brisbane Domestic Violence Service, West End
To find out more about the centre: call (07) 3372 7677 or visit online here.
In limited cases, it provides ongoing casework or representation in court. HUB also provides:
- duty lawyer services in domestic violence
- duty lawyer services in the child protection courts
- advocacy in the Mental Health Review Tribunal
- legal advice and advocacy for people under 18.
It has dedicated youth lawyers to provide free legal help to young people under 18. These lawyers can help with youth justice, criminal law, school exclusions, child protection and general youth advocacy. It also provides legal education for youth workers, community workers, and their organisations on issues affecting young people.
- South East Queensland
- Community legal education
- Information and referral
- Child protection
- Child contact and residency
- Child protection
- Child/Spousal maintenance
- Consumer complaints
- Divorce and seperation
- DNA testing
- Domestic violence
- Drug offences
- Family violence
- Incorporated associations
- Mental health
- Motor vehicle offences
- Neighbourhood disputes
- Offences against persons
- Offences against property/other
- Public Nuisance
- Wills and estates
- Booked appointments at the Centre and at outreach services at Goodna, Booval and Logan;
- Home visits to the disabled, frail or elderly by appointment.
Opening Hours Info
Monday 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Tuesday 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Wednesday 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Thursday 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Friday 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
- Saturday Closed
- Sunday Closed