Unfortunately, the year is staring off with a State Government mandated 3 day lockdown of the greater Brisbane area. This lockdown starts from 6pm Friday 8 January and will continue until 6pm on Monday, 11 January.
Women’s Legal Service Queensland offices were due to open on Monday, 11 January. However, in light of the lockdown, WLS has decided to shut all offices and extend the WLS Christmas / New Year closure period by one day. This means that WLS offices will now open on Tuesday, 12 January.
Evening legal advice drop in sessions continue to be unavailable due to health restrictions.
If you, a child or another person are in immediate danger, you should call the police now on 000. You can also call the police on 131 444 to report a crime after it’s happened in Queensland.
If you’re experiencing domestic violence and need help please consider calling the 24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline, DV Connect on 1800 811 811. If you need an urgent recovery order, please contact the Federal Circuit Court on 1300 352 000. For legal advice consider contacting Legal Aid Queensland on: 1300 65 11 88.