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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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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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Police powers: your rights in Victoria

September 2017

This free booklet is a general guide to help you when you deal with the police.

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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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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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Drugs, the law and safer injecting

June 2016

This free pocket-sized fold-out brochure is for drug users who want to know about how the law in Victoria affects them, and how they can inject drugs safely.

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Street law (education kit)

April 2016

A free legal education kit for educators to assist young people to understand their legal rights and responsibilities when dealing with police and protective services officers (PSOs) in Victoria

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Your day in court

May 2015

A free booklet for people who are representing themselves in the Magistrates' Court.

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Personal safety intervention orders – how to apply or respond to an order

April 2013

This fact sheet explains what a personal safety intervention order is, when an order might be made, how to apply for an order, your options for responding to an order, what happens in court and what mediation is.

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