New Flood Legal Assistance Service launched

Townsville Community Legal Service provides a free Flood Legal Assistance Service to people affected by recent flooding in Townsville and surrounding areas. We can offer legal assistance in areas including insurance, tenancy, consumer and debt, employment, emergency hardship payments, and other Centrelink issues.

Call us on 07 4721 5511 for further information.

Some exclusions apply. We can’t assist:
1. landlords in tenancy-related matters. The REIQ is offering a specialist flood hotline for landlords for 30 days – contact 1300 697 347.
2. body corporates – contact the BCCM Information and Community Education Unit on 1800 060 119.
3. businesses about commercial and business matters. North Queensland Business Development Centre is running a Small Business Recovery Centre – contact 1300 654 687.