About this education kit
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. We developed this resource in collaboration with AMES .
Using this kit
The speakers’ notes are a guide to using each PowerPoint presentation. The speakers’ notes include:
- the purpose of each slide in the PowerPoint document
- what to say to students or participants about each slide
- suggested discussion questions for each slide, where relevant.
The PowerPoint presentations cover the following legal topics:
Our Community Legal Education team can support you to deliver Australian law in orientation.
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Information about traffic offences and what happens if you have to appear in court about a traffic offence.
Fines and infringements
Information about the infringements system and what happens if fines are not paid on time.
Police powers and my rights
Your rights when you are speaking with the police, or if you are searched or arrested.
Parenting arrangements, child contact and child support
How to make arrangements for the ongoing responsibilities of children if you are separating, including the financial support paid by parents to help with the costs of a child aged under 18.
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Reviewed 28 June 2022