Aboriginal Family Legal Service Queensland, also known as AFLSSQ, is a First Nation
Not for Profit Charitable Corporation that provides legal and other support services to First Nations families.
We are a community-controlled organisation (ACCO).


Our vision is to understand, respond and prevent violence to enable First Nations
families in Queensland to live safely in their own homes and communities.
Our mission is to develop and deliver culturally-appropriate, high-quality services, to make and maintain inclusive
relationships and collaborative partnerships, and to advance and affect practices that empower women, men and children to make informed
decisions about families, communities and lives in ways that are respectful, responsible and right for them and their communities.


We provide legal & Support services.
We pride ourselves on delivering services that help First Nations families live better lives.


Trusted Lawyers

We provide free legal advice, assistance and representation to First Nations families across Southern Queensland.


Experienced Staff

We deliver knowledge sharing forums and cross agency collaborations to improve information and access to the legal system and our services.


Professional Counsellors

We offer professional counselling, court support, and referral services to ensure client needs are met in an integrated and holistic way.


Working Together

We champion legislative, policy and societal change by promoting, reporting and participating in activities that advance client requests.

We specialise in:

Domestic and Family Violence
Child Protection
Family Law
Victims Compensation
Witness Assistance
Elder Abuse
First Nation Kinship Carers Support
Specialist First Nations Mediation
Counselling/Case Management


You may be eligible for our services if:

  • You or the child/ren are First Nations family.
  • Experiencing or have experienced family violence and/or sexual assault
  • Live in the following shire and regional local government areas:

Balonne Shire, Bulloo Shire, Cherbourg Shire, Goondiwindi Region, Maranoa Region, Murweh Shire, Paroo Shire, Quilpie Shire, South Burnett Region, Southern Downs Region, Toowoomba Region, Western Downs Region and Central Queensland.

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Need help in your language?

Call 1800 512 451 and ask for an interpreter.

Hearing impaired assistance

Please contact us through the National Relay Service:
• TTY users, phone 133 677 (no additional call charges apply).
• Speak-and-listen (speech-to-speech relay) users, phone 1300 555 727.
• Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service.
• Video relay users, choose the available video relay contact on Skype and ask for 13 QGOV 13 74 68.
• SMS relay users, phone 0423 677 767 and ask for 13 QGOV 13 74 68.


Contact us via the form below to get started or ask a question and we’ll get back to you right away.

    We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians, whose lands we are fortunate to live and work on, we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

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