Suncoast Community Legal Service Inc aims to serve the needs of people living in the Sunshine Coast Regional Council and Noosa Regional Council areas with regards to community law matters.

The gap between legal work that is funded by Legal Aid Queensland, and that which can be handled viably by private firms continues to widen.

Access to justice requires that our Service sets few limits on the type of matters about which we will advise. No means test for provision of advice and referral is applied.

However we ask that potential clients self-select where it is more appropriate to consult with a private solicitor in terms of the type of query raised and their individual financial circumstances.

We will not provide advice in relation to commercial matters or property conveyances.

Legal Matters

  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Safety
  • Crime
  • Traffic Law
  • Debts
  • Workplace Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Residential Tenancies
  • Discrimination
  • Neighbourhood Disputes
  • Tree and Fences
  • Elder Law

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Specialised Tenancy Advice

Suncoast Community Legal Service is also a Regional Service Provider for the North Coast region (Sunshine Coast, Noosa and Gympie local government areas) with the Queensland Statewide Tenant Advice and Referral Service (QSTARS).

QSTARS is a free, independent advice and referral service for all Queensland renters.

QSTARS can assist you with:

  • Advice and assistance to understand your tenancy rights and responsibilities;
  • Support to resolve your tenancy issue;
  • Advocacy support to talk to your lessor or agent;
  • Help to write a letter or fill in tenancy forms;
  • Help to attend or prepare for a QCAT tenancy tribunal hearing;
  • Referral to other services if needed.

Clients wishing to access this specialized expertise in tenancy and related law should make an appointment via the QSTARS hub – telephone 1300 744 263 (weekdays).