Victoria Legal Aid

Am I old enough? Common legal issues for young people

Published 2019-08-01

About this booklet

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

  • what you can and can't do because of your age
  • your rights
  • school, bullying and the internet
  • issues relating to work, finding a place to live and driving
  • relationships, identity and family issues
  • alcohol, cigarettes and other drugs
  • dealing with the police, security guards and public transport inspectors
  • where to get help.

Changes to the law

Some laws discussed in this booklet have changed. Visit our legal information pages for up-to-date information on:

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Reviewed 08 April 2024