Working in regional Queensland

A career that matters

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    Grow your career and expand your skills with a Legal Aid Queensland regional adventure. We are one of Queensland's largest law practices employing over 700 staff across the state in 14 locations. 

    Our regional Queensland offices can be found in:

    • Bundaberg
    • Caboolture
    • Cairns
    • Inala
    • Ipswich
    • Mackay
    • Maroochydore
    • Mount Isa
    • Rockhampton
    • Southport
    • Toowoomba
    • Townsville
    • Woodridge

    Exclusive benefits

    Staff in our regional Queensland offices can receive:

    • an extra 5 days’ annual leave (Cairns, Mackay, Mount Isa & Townsville)
    • relocation expense support*
    • locality allowances
    • access to the regional lawyers mentoring program
    • paid travel for professional development.

    *Conditions apply

    A map of Queensland showing our 13 regional offices

    Benefits that matter

    Work/life balance

    We offer a 36.25-hour full time work week, time in lieu and accrued time off options, flexible work hours, and work from home options.

    Regional & remote incentives

    Staff in our regional offices receive an extra annual leave, locality allowances, relocation assistance and paid travel for professional development.

    Leave entitlements

    Staff have access to a wide variety of leave entitlements - generous family leave, an extra paid leave day over the Christmas closure period, domestic and family violence leave, option to purchase extra leave, study leave & career break options.

    Financial benefits

    Enjoy 17.5% annual leave loading, practising certificates costs reimbursed, novated leasing options, study assistance and generous salary packaging of up to $30,000 FBT which reduces your taxable income and increases your take home pay.

    Diversity and inclusion

    Enjoy an inclusive workplace that is committed to cultural safety, has an active First Nations employee network, an annual First Nations conference and access to culturally capable external providers.

    Health and wellbeing

    Staff are supported with free confidential counselling sessions for themselves and their immediate family, the fitness passport program, free flu and other vaccinations, corporate health insurance rates and more.

    Rewards and recognition

    We celebrate our staff with annual awards including length of service awards, team awards, individual service awards and CEO awards plus corporate events throughout the year.

    Professional development

    Maintain your skills with in-house CPD events, annual conferences, mentoring and leadership programs, annual conferences for legal and support staff and access to the in-house research library.

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