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By accessing or using this website, you agree to the terms of use of our website set out below. We may change the Terms of Use at our discretion and without notice.



The content of the Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ) Grants Online website, including the web resources, is provided for information purposes only.

It is not intended to be comprehensive nor does it constitute legal advice. We attempt to ensure the content is current but we do not guarantee its currency. We may, from time to time, change or add to this website or that information, products or services without notice. However, we do not undertake to keep this website updated. No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content of the website.

The information on this website is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance, accuracy, currency and completeness of its content.

LAQ makes no warranties or representations about this website or any of the content. We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any liability which may arise as a result of the use of this website, its content or the information on it.

LAQ is not responsible to you or anyone else for any loss suffered in connection with the use of this website or any of the content. We are not liable to you or anyone else if interference with or damage to your computer system occurs in connection with use of this website or a linked website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from this website is free of viruses or anything else that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems.

Where liability cannot be excluded, any liability incurred by us in relation to the use of this website or the content is limited as provided under the Trade Practices Act 1974 (s 68A). We are not liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss arising out of the use of this website, including loss of business profits.


Links from this website

Our website is linked to other websites over which we have no control. We make no representations about the accuracy of information contained on those websites. We are not liable for the content of those websites.



Unless otherwise indicated, LAQ owns the copyright in the material on this website. Some of the copyright in material on this site may be owned by someone else and is included on our website under a licence or agreement.

LAQ grants individuals or organisations, who have been permitted preferred access to LAQ's website, a licence to use the material for the purposes of legal representation of clients and education.

For reproduction or use of the copyright material beyond this limited licence (except to the extent permitted by law), permission must be sought from LAQ. Application for permission for other use of copyright material, including permission to reproduce extracts in published works, should be made to LAQ.

No permission to reproduce or use the copyright material other than that expressly stated above, is to be implied by the availability of that material on this site.

The LAQ logo is the property of LAQ. The logo may only be used as authorised by a service agreement with LAQ.


Technical Support

Except where specified to the contrary, the web resources are provided as an information guide only, to persons or organisations permitted preferred access to LAQ's website. It is not intended that LAQ's technical and helpdesk support will extend to support the use of the web resources.

Grants Online is supported by LAQ's helpdesk to the extent specified in accordance with the Elodgement User Manual.

The precedent templates provided in the Online Precedent Documents are in Microsoft Word format. The templates can be used in any version of Microsoft Word for Windows above and including Word 97.

The templates cannot be used in any version of Microsoft Works, Windows WordPad or any other third party application that can use/import/open Microsoft Word documents. Instructions on how to use the templates are provided in the Online Precedent Documents.


Grants Online - Privacy and Security

The information submitted in Grants Online will be used by LAQ to assess applicants eligibility for legal assistance. LAQ may also use this information to assist lawyers with legal representation and to update client details in LAQ records.

Pursuant to s 75 of the Legal Aid Queensland Act 1997, information provided to LAQ will remain confidential in most cases. However, LAQ may disclose information when it is required by law or in the public interest to do so. LAQ may also disclose information when it is necessary for the efficient listing of criminal cases, when it will assist LAQ to recover costs or a client contribution and to evaluate applicant or client satisfaction with our services.

LAQ also provides statistical information, after removing the names of applicants, to the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department.

Clients may gain access or seek amendment to personal information held about them by LAQ except where this is prevented by law. You can obtain information about LAQ's privacy policy by visiting LAQ's website or by contacting our Senior Governance Officer, RTI and Information Privacy on 1300 65 11 88.