The Queensland Coronial Legal Service is a statewide service provided by Caxton Legal Centre and Townsville Community Law Inc.

How can the Queensland Coronial Legal Service help me?  

The Queensland Coronial Legal Service: 

  • provides legal advice about any aspect of the coronial process and associated issues 
  • can provide representation for bereaved family members appearing in some inquests when the matter fits within our casework guidelines 
  • works with other service providers and can help families connect with social work, counselling and other support services. 

Make an appointment for advice by contacting Caxton Legal Centre on (07) 3214 6333 or Townsville Community Law on (07) 4721 5511. 

Read the report Coronial Investigation in Queensland: (Counter)-Therapeutic Effects.



The Caring Court: Using therapeutic jurisprudence and restorative justice principles in the Coroners Court to help heal families, witnesses and communities.

This podcast is available through Radio National and is a recording from Caxton Legal Centre’s Justice in Focus panel discussion series.

Listen to the podcast here.