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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services

Get legal advice early so that the person helping you can understand your situation and give you the right advice.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld) offers legal representation for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples in criminal, civil and family law.

  • Call 1800 012 255 toll free (24 hrs, 7 days)
  • Visit the head office in Brisbane—Level 5, 183 North Quay, BRISBANE QLD 4000
  • View office locations in Queensland  

Find other community legal centres near you. 

Indigenous Family Violence Legal Services (QIFVLS)

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Services help Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples with family violence and sexual assault matters.

  • Call 1800 887 700 statewide (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm)
  • Email help@qifvls.com.au.

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland offer free legal representation, advice, information and referrals for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders.

Call the Indigenous Information Line on 1300 650 143 to make an appointment.

Find a Legal Aid Queensland office or an outreach legal service near you.

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Discrimination

Discrimination is when you think you are treated unfairly in your work, education, housing; when receiving goods and services or in another area of your public life because of your race, age, gender, political or religious belief (or activity), or some other aspect of your private life.

Discrimination is against the law in Queensland.

The Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland deals with all discrimination and unfair treatment matters.

Contact our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff with your questions.

At work

Laws exist to ensure you are treated fairly at work.

People with disability

Seniors

Seniors being discriminated against can get help.

Youth

Are you a victim of crime?

Find a support service in your area or see which organisations help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims of crime.

Your rights at work

Find out what your rights are at work.

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Last updated:
21 March 2016

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