Victims of Crime Assistance
Department of Justice and Attorney General
This website provides a comprehensive range of information about the Queensland legal system and provides links to other statutory bodies. These include Victims Assist Queensland and the Department of Public Prosecutions. Click here for further information: www.justice.qld.gov.au
Victim Assist Queensland
This is the scheme for victims of crime in Queensland that commenced on 1 December 2009. Victims can receive financial assistance, information on the scheme and how to apply, as well as referral to support services to assist their recovery from an act of violent crime.
To contact Victim Assist Queensland for further information, phone 1300 546 587 from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Financial Assistance information: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/crime-and-police/victims-and-witnesses-of-crime/financial-assistance
List of support services across Queensland available here:
Queensland Police Service
Provides information about the role of police, locations and services provide.
Non-Urgent: 131 444 Emergency: 000 Crimestoppers: 1800 333 000 Website: www.police.qld.gov.au
Provides legal representation to people who fit their criteria – please look at their website to provide information their services and how to access them. Ph: 1300 65 11 88 or Click on www.legalaid.qld.gov.au
Office Address: 387 Ipswich Road, Annerley. Entry on the corner of Ponsonby Street.
Telephone: 07 3392 0670 (Office only)
Statewide Advice Line – Free call. Ph: 1800 957 957 – Mon – Friday 9am – 3pm
Rural Regional Advice Phone Line – Free Call. Ph: 1800457117 – Tuesday 9.30am – 1.30pm.
Areas of advice: Women’s Legal Service Queensland (WLS) provides free legal and social work help with domestic violence, complex family law and sexual assault notes counselling privilege matters to women and people who live and identify as women in Queensland. Priority is given to women with safety risks and those experiencing multiple forms of disadvantage.
Community Legal Services – to research community legal services in your area which may assist with legal advice.