The following nationally accredited Community Legal Centres provide quality free legal advice for the Gold Coast community.
My Community Legal Inc. (MCL) is an accredited Community Legal Centre and registered charity, assisting clients who cannot afford a lawyer, but who are not legally-aided.
MCL volunteer lawyers (assisted by students) provide free legal advice in: family and domestic violence; consumer and debt; employment; tenancy; crime and traffic offences; micro business; and immigration law.
No appointments are necessary. Intake for legal advice sessions is 5.30pm on Thursday evenings at:
Robina Community Centre (across road from library)
196 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina
Duty phone: 0423 466 286
The Gold Coast Community Legal Centre & Advice Bureau Inc. (formerly known as the Citizen’s Advice Bureau) is a non-profit, community service organisation established and run by community-minded volunteers.
The Centre provides free legal advice, prototype and collaborative project work, community information and general referrals.
Located in Southport, the main office is open weekdays between 8.30am and 4pm. Legal advice is also provided at outreach clinics across the Gold Coast.
The Centre can be contacted as follows:
34 Railway Street, Southport*
Phone: 07 5532 9611
Fax: 07 5532 9125
*Please note that the office does not have street frontage. To access, you need to go behind CSi Club Southport and the Transit Centre.
For more information on community legal advice providers, see the ‘Law and Justice’ section of the Gold Coast Community Guide.
The Gold Coast Community Legal Centre & Advice Bureau provides a free Gold Coast Community directory listing more than 3000 non-profit service providers and organisations across the Gold Coast.
Community-based service providers and organisations can register in the Guide for free. To list your organisation or update your details, please contact the Gold Coast Community Legal Centre & Advice Bureau.