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Court support services

Court support services provide information, support and assistance to people affected by domestic and family violence in relation to a domestic violence order and who come before the Magistrates Court. Some services only assist women. Others also provide information to men on domestic and family violence matters and court processes.

Brisbane Region

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Legal and Advocacy Service

Provides court support to Indigenous women at Brisbane, Holland Park and Richlands Magistrates Courts and at the Family Court of Australia.

Phone:
07 3720 9089

Seniors' Advocacy Information and Legal Service (SAILS)

Provides court support, legal advice, referral, information, and court representation in and around Brisbane for people over the age of 60.

Phone:
07 3214 6333

Legal Aid Queensland - Violence Prevention and Women's Advocacy 

Provides court support and legal information to people at the Brisbane Magistrates Court

Phone:
07 3238 3425 (Violence Prevention) / 1300 651 188 (Women's Advocacy)

DVConnect

Provides court support to women at Holland Park Magistrates Court.

Provides court support to men at Brisbane, Holland Park and Richlands Magistrates Court.

Phone:
Womensline 1800 811 811
Mensline 1800 600 636

South East Region

DVConnect

Provides court support to women at Wynnum Magistrates Court.

Provides court support to men at Beenleigh, Cleveland and Wynnum Magistrates Courts.

Phone:
Womensline 1800 811 811
Mensline 1800 600 636

Beenleigh Domestic Violence Assistance Program

Courts covered:
Beenleigh Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 3807 7622

Gold Coast Court Assistance Program

Courts covered:
Southport Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 5532 9000

Working Against Violence Support Service

Courts covered:
Beaudesert Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 3808 5566

North Coast Region

SCOPE Regional Domestic Violence Service

Courts covered:
Maroochydore, Nambour, Caloundra, Noosa and Gympie Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 5430 9300

Caboolture Domestic Violence Service

Courts covered:
Caboolture, Redcliffe, Pine Rivers and Sandgate Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 5498 9533

South West Region

Ipswich Women's Centre Against Domestic Violence

Courts covered:
Ipswich, Gatton, Toogoolawah and Inala Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 3816 3000

Domestic Violence Regional Service - Court Support

Courts covered:
Toowoomba, Murgon, Kingaroy, Dalby, Nanango, Chinchilla, Goondiwindi, Cherbourg, Warwick, Stanthorpe and Oakey Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 4639 3605

Centacare Safer Families Support Service

Courts covered:
Roma, St George, Mitchell, Quilpie Charleville and Cunnamulla Magistrate Courts
Phone:
07 4688 3100

DVConnect

Provides court support to men at Ipswich Magistrates Court

Phone: Mensline 1800 600 636

Central Queensland Region

Domestic and Family Violence Court Assistance Service

Courts covered:
Rockhampton and Yeppoon Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 4927 9768

Banana Shire Emergency Accommodation and Support Centre

Courts covered:
Biloela Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 4992 3322

Gladstone Counselling and Support Service

Courts covered:
Gladstone Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 4979 6200 

Edon Place Women's Domestic Violence Service

Courts covered:
Bundaberg, Gayndah and Childers Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 4153 6820

Yoorana Women's Domestic Violence and Resource Service Inc

Courts covered:
Maryborough and Hervey Bay Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 4122 2218

North Queensland Region

Domestic Violence Resource Service (Mackay & Region) Inc.

Courts covered:
Mackay, Sarina and Moranbah Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 4957 3888

Whitsunday Crisis and Counselling Service Inc.

Courts covered:
Proserpine and Bowen Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 4946 2999

North Queensland Domestic Violence Resource Service

Courts covered:
Townsville Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 4721 2888

North Queensland Domestic Violence Resource Service – Mount Isa

Courts covered:
Mount Isa Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 4743 0946

Charters Towers Neighbourhood Centre

Courts covered:
Charters Towers Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 4787 4797

Far North Queensland Region

Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service

Courts covered:
Cairns Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 4033 6100

Lena Passi Women's Shelter

Courts covered:
Thursday Island Magistrates Court
Phone:
07 4069 1366

Cairns Women's Centre

Courts covered:
Atherton and Mareeba Magistrates Courts
Phone:
07 4051 9366
 

International callers

  • Dial the International access code + Australia country code (61) + Area code + Phone number.

Note: Omit the first zero (0) in the area code of telephone and mobile phone numbers.

Interstate callers

  • Dial the Area code + Phone number.

13/1300 & 1800 numbers

  • 13/1300 and 1800 numbers are available only to callers within Australia.
  • 13/1300 numbers are charged at local call rates.
  • 1800 numbers are toll free.

TTY

TTY (Text Telephone) is an assistive technology allowing for hearing and speech impaired persons to communicate by typing messages. All parties involved must be TTY equipped.