QIFVLS is committed to assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are victims of domestic violence, family violence and /or sexual assault. We do this by delivering culturally appropriate free legal support and community education services.
We wish to acknowledge that our Brisbane office is funded to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children who reside only within the Brisbane Local Government Area.
If you need to refer to QIFVLS, please complete the referral form and return to your nearest QIFVLS office. For assistance please call 1800 88 77 00.
QIFVLS provides a range of legal services, including advice and court representation in the areas of law of family and domestic violence, child protection, family law, victim compensation and victim assist, sexual assault and minor civil law matters.
For more information please call us on 1800 88 77 00.
√ To be eligible for assistance from Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service, a potential client must:
√ Self-identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and be accepted as such by the relevant Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.
√ The services provided will provide a direct and substantial benefit to an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. For example, the client’s child.
AND MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
√ The client (or the child who will benefit) is a victim/survivor of family violence or sexual assault.
√ Has a relevant legal matter with which we can assist.
√ Is not a perpetrator of domestic or family violence or sexual assault? Ask your Supervisor before refusing service on this basis.
√ A conflict of interest check has been completed on the client and all other parties and there is no identified conflict.