Young people and the law

Young people and the law

Published: 
May 2016

Victoria Legal Aid and Youthlaw are no longer producing Young people and the law, an educators’ kit for educating young people about legal issues. 

Other Victoria Legal Aid resources

You may be interested in our other educators’ resources if you are running lessons or information sessions for young people about the law, including:

  • Learning the law – an online kit that includes videos, teachers’ notes and online activities. The topics covered include fines and driving. The kit is designed for special school teachers teaching young people with a mild intellectual in years 8 to 12.
  • Sex, young people the law (education kit) – an online kit includes videos, teachers’ notes and activities. The topics covered include age of consent, consent, sexting and cyber-bullying. The kit is appropriate for educators teaching years 9 and 10.
  • Street law (education kit) – an online education kit for teachers and other educators to help young people understand their rights when dealing with police and protective services officers (PSOs). The kit includes videos, teachers’ notes and activities. The kit is appropriate for educators teaching young people aged 12–25 in a school or community-based setting.
  • What’s the law? – a kit that includes activity sheets and a DVD. You can also access the videos and activities online. The kit is designed for Adult Migrant Education Program providers working with newly arrived people who are adult English as a Second Language (ESL) learners.

You may also be interested in our other resources for young people about the law or our website topics about:

The pages of all topics in Find legal answers print as fact sheets.

Other organisations' resources

Human rights

Authority

Youthlaw produces resources about young people and police powers:

My body and when things hurt

Becoming independent

General

  • Law Stuff website – national website with legal information for young people
  • Youthlaw website – as well as laws about crime and police, Youthlaw have resources on many other areas of laws affecting young people

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