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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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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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Compulsory treatment plans: Do you need help from a lawyer?

September 2016

This free Easy English fact sheet is for people living at the Disability Forensic Assessment and Treatment Service. It can help them get ready for going to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal about a compulsory treatment plan.

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Supervised treatment orders: do you need help from a lawyer?

September 2016

This free Easy English fact sheet can help you get ready for going to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal about a supervised treatment order.

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The role of an independent children’s lawyer

August 2016

This free fact sheet will help you to understand what an independent children’s lawyer does, how family reports work, what you can do to help your child and where to get help.

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Family Violence Intervention Order: Opposing a firearm licence

August 2016

This free brochure is for anyone living in Victoria who has a family violence intervention order and who is concerned that the perpetrator has a firearm licence.

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Are you on a treatment order?

July 2016

A free booklet containing information about treatment orders, revoking your order and getting free legal help.

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Child support and parentage testing

June 2016

A free booklet with information for anyone who has a child and is not living with the other parent.

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