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Side by side: A guide to appointing supportive attorneys

May 2017

This free booklet, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, for people with disability and people who support people with disability, explains how to appoint a supportive attorney and includes the form.

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Take control: a guide to making enduring powers of attorney

May 2017

This free booklet, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, explains how to make powers of attorney and guardianship and includes the forms.

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Learning the law

April 2017

Learning the law is an online suite of tools for secondary specialist school teachers to teach students about fines and driving laws.

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Sex, young people and the law (education kit)

March 2017

A free legal education kit for educators to assist young people to understand their legal rights and responsibilities and make informed decisions about sex and relationships.

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Safe at home: how to get a family violence intervention order (English)

February 2017

This free booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home.

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Disagree with a Centrelink decision?

February 2017

This free pamphlet is for people who disagree with a Centrelink decision and want to do something about it.

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Age of consent wallet card

February 2017

This wallet-sized card explains the law about age of consent.

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Cyberbullying wallet card

February 2017

This wallet-sized card explains cyberbullying and the law. The card also includes information on where to get help.

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Sex and consent wallet card

February 2017

This wallet-sized card explains sex and consent and the law. The card also includes information on where to get help.

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Sexting, selfies and nudies wallet card

February 2017

This wallet-sized card explains the law about sexting, selfies and nudies. The card also includes information on where to get help.

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Australian law in orientation (education kit)

January 2017

Australian law in orientation is an education kit for Victorian educators, teachers and community workers teaching people who have been in Australia for less than six months, have low or no English and very basic legal literacy.

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What's the law? Australian law for new arrivals (education kit)

December 2016

A free education kit with videos about common legal problems that people newly arrived to Australia may encounter for use in English language classes and in community settings.

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Am I old enough? Common legal issues for young people

September 2016

A free booklet for young people who want to know how the law in Victoria affects them.

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Dealing with door-to-door sales

September 2016

A free DVD with examples and information on dealing with door-to-door sales.

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