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Download or order our free fact sheets, booklets and educational resources to help people work out their legal problems.

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Legal Help magnet for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

July 2019

This free Legal Help magnet gives details for contacting our Legal Help phone line for help with a range of common legal problems.

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Legal Help card for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

July 2019

The free Legal Help card for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Victoria outlines a range of common legal problems we may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting our Legal Help phone line.

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Learning the law

July 2019

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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Australian law in orientation (education kit)

March 2019

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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Going to a Mental Health Tribunal hearing

February 2019

This free booklet contains information about preparing for Mental Health Tribunal hearings.

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Disagree with a Centrelink decision?

February 2019

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

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Law help guide

January 2019

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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Am I old enough? Common legal issues for young people

January 2019

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

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Support for justice. A guide for people with a disability, their support professionals, family carers, friends and advocates

December 2018

This free publication has been produced for people living with a disability, their support professionals, family carers, friends and advocates in Victoria. It has plain language and easy-to-read information about the law and your rights, and contact details of organisations you can call if you need some help. Support for justice is designed for supported reading. It works best if a person with a disability and a supporter read it together.

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Child support and parentage testing

September 2018

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

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

September 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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Family violence intervention order applications – for respondents

September 2018

This free fact sheet will help a respondent understand what an intervention order is, why you need to see a lawyer and how they can help, and what might happen at court.

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Your day in court

July 2018

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

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You and family law: a short guide

June 2018

This free booklet is for people who need information on family law.

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The Australian Government’s Code of Behaviour and Bridging Visas (English)

The Australian Government’s Code of Behaviour and Bridging Visas (English)

May 2018

This fact sheet outlines the legal rights and responsibilities for people on a Bridging E visa under the code of behaviour.

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