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Sex, young people and the law (education kit)

April 2018

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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Side by side

March 2018

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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Abuse is not OK

March 2018

This is an Easy English resource that helps people understand what is abuse and where to get help.

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Guardianship and administration

March 2018

This free brochure, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, gives an overview of guardianship and administration for people with disability.

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Role of a medical support person

March 2018

This free brochure, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, gives an overview of the role of the medical support person.

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Appointing a medical treatment decision maker

Appointing a medical treatment decision maker

March 2018

This brochure gives an overview of the role of a medical treatment decision maker, and how you can appoint a medical treatment decision maker under the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016.

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Making an enduring power of attorney

Making an enduring power of attorney

March 2018

This brochure gives an overview of making an enduring power of attorney. It has been updated to incorporate changes in the law with the commencement of the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 on 12 March 2018.

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Making an advance care directive

Making an advance care directive

March 2018

This brochure gives an overview of how an when an advance care directive is used, as well as the difference between a values directive and an instructional directive contained within the advance care directive.

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Take Control

Take control

March 2018

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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Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Arabic)

Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Arabic)

January 2018

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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Safe at home: what can i do about family violence? (Chinese)

Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Chinese)

January 2018

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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Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Vietnamese)

Safe at home: what can I do about family violence? (Vietnamese)

January 2018

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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Law help guide 2018

Law help guide 2018

December 2017

This free guide produced by the Victoria Law Foundation includes information and contact details to help people find free or low-cost legal services, complaint or dispute settlement services and private lawyers.

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Fines: the law, your options

Fines: the law, your options

December 2017

This free booklet will help you understand your options for dealing with fines.

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