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ANZAC Day public holiday (26 April) offices closed and service changes

ANZAC Day long weekend—Monday 26 April

All LAQ offices and client contact centre (1300 65 11 88) will be closed on Monday 26 April 2021 for the ANZAC Day public holiday. All offices will reopen on Tuesday 27 April 2021. See office locations for start times. 

Lest we forget

Our Natural disaster legal help line, Indigenous information line, Grants enquiries line, Duty Lawyer lines and Counselling Notes Protect will also be closed.

Youth Legal Advice Hotline (1800 527 527)

Will be open Monday 26 April from 8am to 9pm. 

How to get help while we are closed

If you or your family are at risk of harm, please call the police. In an emergency call 000.

Domestic or family violence

If you're experiencing domestic or family violence call DV Connect on 1800 811 811—24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Child safety

If you're concerned about the safety of children, contact the child safety after-hours service on 1800 177 135.

Family law matters

For urgent family law matters, such as the removal or recovery of children, contact the family law National Enquiry Centre on 1300 352 000 or via their web chat This service operates 8:30am to 5pm (AES) Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Going to court

If you've been arrested and held in custody before a court appearance, or you have to go to court during this time, the court you're appearing in may arrange for you to see a Legal Aid Queensland duty lawyer.

You can also find free legal information and publications on our website under Find Legal Information

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