The Women`s Rights Unit is headed by women for women. Support is provided by lawyers and social workers during the day and several evenings a week. The unit is interested in all areas of law affecting women, but is very interested in family law and domestic violence issues. The unit is actively involved in community education and legislative reform campaigns aimed at improving the treatment of women through the legal system. WLS provides free legal aid to Queensland women suffering from domestic violence, complex family law and sexual assault WLS does not provide legal aid to men. They do not deal with criminal cases. WLS is a Queensland-wide service, with face-to-face appointments limited to the Brisbane area. The administration and reception cannot provide legal advice. If a customer needs advice, they should contact the helpline. Free legal advice for women on family law, domestic violence and/or child protection. The Women`s Legal Service Queensland (WLS) provides free legal and social assistance in cases of domestic violence, complex family law and sexual assault to women and people who live in Queensland and identify as women. For the safety and comfort of their guests, WLS is a women-only space.
Rural, regional and remote legal advice Helpline 1800 457 117 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Tuesday National Legal Helpline 1800 WLS WLS (1800 957 957) 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday Priority is given to women at risk to safety and those who experience multiple forms of discrimination.