The Cairns Community Legal Centre Inc (the Centre) provides accessible legal services for people in the community experiencing disadvantage. The Centre provides information and referrals, legal advice and in some circumstances, ongoing casework assistance.
Located in the Cairns CBD, on the 2nd floor of Main Street Arcade, 82 Grafton Street, the Centre may assist people who are experiencing disadvantage, have a legal problem they are able to assist with, and live in the geographical area covered by the Centre.
Cairns CLC is committed to providing equal access to justice for all members of the community. Their legal services include General Legal Service, Discrimination & Human Rights Legal Service, Cairns Mental Health Legal Service, Consumer Law Service, Family Law Service, Seniors Legal and Support Service, and Domestic and Family Violence Duty Lawyer Service.
Legal services are available by appointment or 'on the spot' via the Centre's Telephone Advice and Walk-in Service (TAWS). Where necessary, by reason of distance or otherwise, telephone advice may also be provided. For more information or to book an appointment contact the Centre on (07) 4031 7688 or 1800 062 608.
Cairns CLC does not provide advice or assistance in relation to: trade marking, intellectual property, copyright, immigration, native title, personal injuries, commercial work (including leasing and mortgaging), buying or selling houses or businesses. Nor does the Centre provide advice to landlords.
The Cairns CLC provides Discrete Assistance Services to persons living anywhere in Queensland; with people outside of this area provided with assistance at the Centre's discretion.
Cairns CLC is a not for profit community organisation.