Referral List

Below is a list of links to other organisations, government departments and community legal centres which may be able to assist you if our BCLS is unable to provide assistance.

Free Legal Services

If you are unable to use or access our Centres and are seeking free legal advice, click on the following link to access the Community Legal Centres Queensland website and search for a community legal centre near you: https://www.communitylegalqld.org.au/.

If you are outside Queensland, please visit Community Legal Centres Australia to search for a centre near you: https://clcs.org.au/.

Apply for Legal Aid

If you want to apply for Legal Aid to assist and/or represent you in your matter, click on the link to access the Legal Aid Queensland website on “How to apply for Legal Aid” Please note the application form is located on the home page under the contact us heading: http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

Private Solicitors and Representation

If you require a private solicitor to represent you in your matter, click on the link to access the Queensland Law Society Website who may be able to refer to a solicitor who meets your needs: https://qls.com.au

Complaints About your Solicitor

If you want to make a complaint about your private solicitor, for example their conduct or fees, click on the link to access the Legal Services Commission website where complaints can be made: http://www.lsc.qld.gov.au

Family Law Information and Forms

If you have question about Family Law which is not legal advice, for example questions relating to your matter before the court, fees or accessing Family Court forms clock on the link to the Family Court Website: https://familycourt.gov.au

Magistrates Court Information and Forms

If you have a question about a civil matter before the Magistrates Court which is not legal advice, for example questions relating to fees or accessing Court forms, click on the link to access the Queensland Court website: https://www.courts.qld.gov.au

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

If you have a question about a Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal matter which is not legal advice, for examples questions relating to your matter before the Tribunal, forms or fees, click on the link to access QCAT: https://www.qcat.qld.gov.au

Personal Injuries and Self Help Applications

If you have a personal injuries matter, click on the following link to take you to Suncoast Community Legal Service page who have developed an application to assist people self-represent themselves in personal injuries matters: http://suncoastcommunitylegal.org

Employment Information

If you are an employee and are having difficulties with your employer or place of employment, click on the following links to access the Fair Work Commission website and Fair Work Ombudsman to find fact sheets, self- help kits and information regarding employment issues: https://www.fwc.gov.au and https://www.fairwork.gov.au