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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander publications*
Bookmark (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources) Bookmark (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources)(Bookmark)

Information about resources available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Artwork by Luke Penrith.

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English
Jul 2023
Bookmark: Legal Aid NSW Bookmark: Legal Aid NSW(Bookmark)

This bookmark has details of how Legal Aid NSW can help people in NSW with their legal issues. It features artwork by Lakkarri Pitt called Dhiyaan Wabu.

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English
Dec 2023
Caring for kids in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families Caring for kids in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families(Pamphlet)

This brochure is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander grandparents, aunties, uncles and other relatives involved in looking after young children.

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English
Sep 2020
Disaster Response Legal Service for Aboriginal people Disaster Response Legal Service for Aboriginal people(Postcard)

This postcard outlines how the Legal Aid NSW Disaster Response Legal Service can help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities after a disaster.

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English
Oct 2023
Family law problems? The Early Intervention Unit can help. Family law problems? The Early Intervention Unit can help.(Pamphlet)

Settle your family law problem now - act early. The Legal Aid NSW Family Law Early Intervention Unit helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families resolve family problems before they get serious.

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English
Feb 2024
Get to the root of the problem (Civil law poster) Get to the root of the problem (Civil law poster)(Poster)

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English
May 2023
Got a fine? Got a fine? (Pamphlet)

This brochure for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people lists your options when you have a fine and how to get a Work and Development Order.

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English
Oct 2023
Got an AVO? Pocket guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Got an AVO? Pocket guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. (Booklet)

This booklet has information about AVO conditions and easy tips on how to stick to your AVO for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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English
Oct 2023
Hey you mob - need help with child support? Hey you mob - need help with child support?(Pamphlet)

How the Legal Aid Child Support Service can help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents, aunties and uncles with child support problems.

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English
Mar 2021
How Legal Aid NSW can help you. We have services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. How Legal Aid NSW can help you. We have services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. (Brochure)

This brochure outlines the services Legal Aid NSW can provide to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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English
Feb 2024
Kids in Care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and care 6 Kids in Care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and care 6(Brochure)

If an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander child needs to be removed from his or her family, there are special rules that consider the extended family or kinship groups of both parents. This booklet talks about the rules that Communities and Justice must consider and what happens if you do not agree.

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English
Nov 2020
Look, Learn, Law - children's colouring book Look, Learn, Law - children's colouring book(Booklet)

Children's activity book featuring Leroy the Legal Lizard. Produced by the Aboriginal Services Unit of Legal Aid NSW. Please contact publications@legalaid.nsw.gov.au for copies of this book as distribution is limited.

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English
Oct 2015
Mental Health Advocacy Service - Helping Aboriginal people with mental health law Mental Health Advocacy Service - Helping Aboriginal people with mental health law(Pamphlet)

Legal help, information and advice about mental health matters for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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English
Mar 2021
Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme Factsheet Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme Factsheet(Online only factsheet)

The NSW Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme started on 1 July 2017 and finishes on 30 June 2023. This factsheet has information about the scheme and how to apply.

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English
Jul 2022
The ACBF funeral funds have closed down The ACBF funeral funds have closed down(Online only factsheet)

In early March 2022 all the ACBF funeral companies went into liquidation. This factsheet tells you what you can do and who to contact for more information.

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English
Sep 2022
Veterans Advocacy Service - poster 3 (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander veterans) Veterans Advocacy Service - poster 3 (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander veterans)(Poster)

This A3 poster for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people outlines how the Veterans Advocacy Service can help.

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English
Feb 2023
What happens when we split up? Helping families work out what's best for kids What happens when we split up? Helping families work out what's best for kids(Pamphlet)

This booklet assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families with divorce, property, making arrangements for sharing children, and child support.

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English
Mar 2022
Who gets my stuff when I die? Who gets my stuff when I die? (Pamphlet)

Why wills are important for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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English
Sep 2020
Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) for Aboriginal people Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) for Aboriginal people(Brochure)

This resource for Aboriginal land Torres Strait Islander women, explains how the WDVCAS helps women experiencing domestic and family violence and get protection from the court. It also has information about AVO's, common legal words used in court and where to get more help.

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English
Aug 2023
Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) poster for Aboriginal people Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) poster for Aboriginal people(Poster)

This A2 size poster for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients lists the WDVCAS phone number and how to get help.

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English
Aug 2023
Courts, Police and Crime*
A guide to bail A guide to bail(Pamphlet)

This publication explains what bail is, how bail is determined and different types of bail conditions.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
Nov 2021
Nov 2021
Nov 2021
Nov 2021
A guide to indictable appeals A guide to indictable appeals(Brochure)

This brochure provide information about indictable appeals process and how to apply for legal aid. *Prisoners Legal Service

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English
Feb 2024
Act proven but not criminally responsible - Easy Read Act proven but not criminally responsible - Easy Read(Booklet)

This A4 size easy read resource explains what happens after court if court says you committed a serious crime but you are not criminally responsible because of your mental illness or cognitive impairment. The Mental Health Advocacy Service can help.

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Easy Read
Feb 2024
Appealing to the District Court Appealing to the District Court(Pamphlet)

Information about how to appeal if you have attended a Local or Children’s Court and are not happy about the decision that the court has made. *Prisoners Legal Service

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English
Jul 2022
Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection. Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection. (Pamphlet)

Courts can make orders to protect you from a person who has been violent towards you. This brochure explains how you can get an order and what happens in court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Spanish
Vietnamese
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Dec 2023
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Are you serving a sentence for a Commonwealth offence? A guide to parole. Are you serving a sentence for a Commonwealth offence? A guide to parole. (Brochure)

Commonwealth parole is different to State parole. This brochure outlines what to do if you get a letter from the Attorney General's department about your parole. Includes information in Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, and Arabic. *Prisoners Legal Service

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English
Feb 2024
Character references Character references(Pamphlet)

This pamphlet explains how character references can help you if you are going to court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
May 2010
May 2010
May 2010
May 2010
Child protection register Child protection register(Online only factsheet)

This factsheet will help you understand: • The Child Protection Register (the Register) and • Child Protection Prohibition Orders (‘CPPO’)

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English
Jul 2022
Child Protection Register - Easy Read Child Protection Register - Easy Read(Booklet)

This Easy Read booklet explains the Child Protection Register and Child Protection Prohibition Orders.

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Easy Read
Mar 2024
Drink driving charges and you Drink driving charges and you(Pamphlet)

What to do if you are pleading guilty to a drink driving charge or have received a fine notice for drink driving.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Drugs, driving and you Drugs, driving and you(Brochure)

What to do if you have received a fine notice and 3 month licence suspension for a drug related driving offence and what to do at court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
Oct 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Get Court Smart Get Court Smart(Booklet)

This pocket book tells young people how things work in the Children's Court, what they can expect and gives tips on how to prepare for court in NSW.

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English
Sep 2023
Going to court: guide to the Local Court for defendants Going to court: guide to the Local Court for defendants(Pamphlet)

This booklet explains what to do if you have received a Court Attendance Notice for a criminal offence and have to go to a NSW Local Court.

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Arabic
English
Vietnamese
Jul 2021
Apr 2023
Jul 2021
Got an AVO? How to stick to your order Got an AVO? How to stick to your order(Booklet)

This booklet is for people who have an apprehended violence order against them and explains what an AVO is, common AVO conditions and tips on how to stick to your order.

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English
Oct 2023
Got an AVO? Pocket guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Got an AVO? Pocket guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. (Booklet)

This booklet has information about AVO conditions and easy tips on how to stick to your AVO for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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English
Oct 2023
Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence? Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence? (Pamphlet)

This brochure provides information for defendants who have been charged with a domestic violence offence, and what happens at court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
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English
Mar 2022
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Feb 2024
Have you breached your parole? Have you breached your parole? (Pamphlet)

This brochure outlines what happens if you breach parole, reintegration home detention or intensive correction order. *Prisoners Legal Service

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English
Feb 2024
I am in prison on remand I am in prison on remand(Brochure)

If you have been charged with a a crime and the court has ordered that you be kept in prison until your court hearing Legal Aid NSW can help you. *Prisoners Legal Service

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English
Feb 2024
In prison and had your visa cancelled? In prison and had your visa cancelled?(Brochure)

This brochure is for prisoners who are either Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens and explains what you need to do if you get a letter from the Department of Immigration telling you that your visa has been cancelled. *Prisoners Legal Service

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English
Feb 2024
Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants(Pamphlet)

Courts can issue an order against you if another person claims you have been violent towards them. This brochure explains when the court can make an order and what happens next.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
Dari/Farsi
English
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Feb 2024
Police powers Police powers(Pamphlet)

Police have a lot of powers to help them carry out their work. Most of these powers are set out in legislation. The following information may help you to understand these powers and what rights and responsibilities you have in different situations about arrest, searching people and their property, public disorder, move along directions, detention of intoxicated persons, seizing goods and more.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Spanish
Vietnamese
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
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Mar 2022
Police Powers - Book 1: Questions - Easy Read Police Powers - Book 1: Questions - Easy Read(Booklet)

There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 1: Questions is about your rights when the police want to ask you questions

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Easy English
Sep 2022
Police Powers - Book 2: Searches - Easy Read Police Powers - Book 2: Searches - Easy Read(Booklet)

There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 2: Searches is about your rights when the police want to search you

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Easy English
Sep 2022
Police Powers - Book 3: Arrest on the street - Easy Read Police Powers - Book 3: Arrest on the street - Easy Read(Booklet)

There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 3: Arrest on the street is about your rights if you are arrested on the street.

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Easy English
Sep 2022
Prisoners Legal Service Prisoners Legal Service(Brochure)

This brochure explains how Prisoners Legal Service can help people in gaol.

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English
Feb 2024
Reviewing Local Court decisions Reviewing Local Court decisions(Pamphlet)

This guide explains what to do if you missed your court date in the Local Court and how to apply for an annulment.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
Oct 2021
Oct 2021
Oct 2021
Oct 2021
Subpoena Survival Guide - What to do when a court wants confidential client information in NSW. Subpoena Survival Guide - What to do when a court wants confidential client information in NSW. (Booklet)

This guide is for people working in a health or welfare role in NSW who keep confidential client records. This guide has a focus on the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege but also covers other protections relevant to subpoenas.

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English
Sep 2016
Their privacy is your priority Their privacy is your priority(Brochure)

General information for health and community sector workers about the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege. This brochure will help you protect the confidentiality of therapeutic records of sexual assault victims. Includes tips on responding to subpoenas.

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English
Mar 2018
What is a limiting term? - Easy Read What is a limiting term? - Easy Read(Booklet)

This A4 booklet explains what your options are if you have committed a serious crime and you have a cognitive impairment or mental illness. The Mental Health Advocacy Service can help.

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Easy Read
Feb 2024
What is a Section 14? - Easy Read What is a Section 14? - Easy Read(Booklet)

This Easy Read resource explains what to do if you have a cognitive disability and the police have charged you with a crime.

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English
May 2022
Who’s who in court? A3 poster Who’s who in court? A3 poster(Poster)

This is a diagram poster showing who is who in court and explains everybody’s role. It also tells you what will happen on the day you go to court.

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English
Dec 2022
COVID-19 *
COVID-19: Employment COVID-19: Employment(Online only factsheet)

This factsheet answers questions about your employment rights during the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccination, dismissal and your rights if you or a family member are sick with COVID-19.

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English
Jan 2022
Disasters and Insurance*
Disaster Response Legal Service 4 page walletcard Disaster Response Legal Service 4 page walletcard(Wallet card)

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English
Nov 2022
Disaster Response Legal Service for Aboriginal people Disaster Response Legal Service for Aboriginal people(Postcard)

This postcard outlines how the Legal Aid NSW Disaster Response Legal Service can help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities after a disaster.

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English
Oct 2023
Disaster Response Legal Service NSW A2 Poster Disaster Response Legal Service NSW A2 Poster(Poster)

Have you been affected by a disaster? This A2 size poster outlines how the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW can help.

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English
Oct 2023
Disaster Response Legal Service NSW postcard Disaster Response Legal Service NSW postcard(Postcard)

Have you been affected by a disaster? This postcard outlines how the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW can help.

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English
Oct 2023
Disaster Response Legal Service wallet card Disaster Response Legal Service wallet card(Wallet card)

*bushfire *flood *storm *insurance

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English
Oct 2023
Insurance Check-up: Bushfire Insurance Check-up: Bushfire(Factsheet)

Each year some insurance claims are denied, or people get less than they expected. Be prepared this bushfire season with this insurance check up factsheet. The Disaster Response Legal Service NSW can help you if you are affected by storms, floods, or bushfires in New South Wales. *bushfire *flood *storm *insurance *disaster.

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English
Feb 2020
Insurance Check-up: Storm or Flood Insurance Check-up: Storm or Flood (Factsheet)

Each year some insurance claims are denied, or people get less than they expected. Be prepared for a storm or a flood with this insurance check up factsheet. *disaster

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English
Feb 2020
Insurance claims after a disaster: your questions answered Insurance claims after a disaster: your questions answered(Booklet)

There are a lot of steps you have to take after a disaster to make an insurance claim. This book helps you through the process.

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English
Oct 2023
The council wants to condemn my property - what are my rights? The council wants to condemn my property - what are my rights? (Online only factsheet)

A local council can make an order condemning a property when it becomes uninhabitable. This factsheet tells you your rights when the council wants to condemn your home and where to get help.

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English
Mar 2022
What to do after a flood or storm - your insurance questions answered What to do after a flood or storm - your insurance questions answered (Factsheet)

Has your car, home or property been damaged by a flood or storm? This online factsheet tells you what to do and answers some common questions about insurance.

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English
Mar 2021
Your workplace rights during a disaster Your workplace rights during a disaster(Brochure)

This is a fact sheet for all private sector employees in NSW to assist with what your options under the Fair Work Act are if you are injured, or if your home or workplace are affected by a disaster. Disaster Response Legal Service NSW *bushfire *flood *storm *employment

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English
Apr 2022
Domestic and family violence*
Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection. Are you applying for an AVO? Information for persons in need of protection. (Pamphlet)

Courts can make orders to protect you from a person who has been violent towards you. This brochure explains how you can get an order and what happens in court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Spanish
Vietnamese
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Dec 2023
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Are you experiencing domestic and family violence? Are you experiencing domestic and family violence?(Pamphlet)

This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW can help you if you are experiencing domestic or family violence.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Spanish
Vietnamese
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Feb 2024
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop. Are you experiencing violence or abuse? You can make it stop.(Brochure)

This brochure explains what you can do if you are an older person who is experiencing violence or abuse from a partner, another family member or other person who lives in your home or residential facility, or a neighbour or carer.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Oct 2023
Oct 2023
Sep 2023
Are you on a temporary visa? Have you been hurt or harmed by your partner? Are you on a temporary visa? Have you been hurt or harmed by your partner?(Brochure)

This flyer provides information on where to get advice about spouse visas and domestic violence if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner.

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Assyrian
Bengali
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Dari/Farsi
English
Hindi
Indonesian
Khmer
Korean
Spanish
Tagalog
Thai
Vietnamese
Jul 2022
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Jul 2022
Charmed and Dangerous: A Woman's Guide to Reclaiming a Healthy Relationship Charmed and Dangerous: A Woman's Guide to Reclaiming a Healthy Relationship (Booklet)

The booklet, outlines the cycle of abuse in domestic and family violence and how to break free of controlling, abusive or violent relationships. #WDVCAS

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English
Korean
Spanish
Vietnamese
Dec 2023
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Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit) Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit)(Brochure)

This brochure outlines how the lawyers, financial counsellors and social workers at the Legal Aid NSW Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) can support you.

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English
Mar 2022
Domestic and family violence - help at court (Easy Read) Domestic and family violence - help at court (Easy Read)(Brochure)

This Easy Read resource outlines what domestic and family violence is and how the Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services can support women who are experiencing domestic violence.

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English
Sep 2023
Family Advocacy and Support Service - support for men Family Advocacy and Support Service - support for men(Brochure)

Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) supports people who are affected by family violence and have a family law issue. This title outlines what support is available for men impacted by family violence.

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English
Mar 2023
Family Advocacy and Support Services - for families. Family Advocacy and Support Services - for families. (Brochure)

Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) supports people who are affected by family violence and have a family law issue. This brochure outlines how the Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) can help you if you have experienced family violence, or someone says you have used violence.

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English
Mar 2023
Family Advocacy and Support Services - for women Family Advocacy and Support Services - for women(Brochure)

Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) supports people who are affected by family violence and have a family law issue. This brochure outlines how the FASS can help women who have experienced violence and other family law problems.

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English
Mar 2023
Family Violence Law Help website-A2 Poster Family Violence Law Help website-A2 Poster(Poster)

This poster promotes a website that has information about domestic and family violence, the law and where to get help, Australia-wide.

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English
Mar 2019
Got an AVO? How to stick to your order Got an AVO? How to stick to your order(Booklet)

This booklet is for people who have an apprehended violence order against them and explains what an AVO is, common AVO conditions and tips on how to stick to your order.

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English
Oct 2023
Got an AVO? Pocket guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Got an AVO? Pocket guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. (Booklet)

This booklet has information about AVO conditions and easy tips on how to stick to your AVO for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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English
Oct 2023
Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence? Have you been charged with a domestic violence offence? (Pamphlet)

This brochure provides information for defendants who have been charged with a domestic violence offence, and what happens at court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
Dari/Farsi
English
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Feb 2024
Her privacy is your priority. (P) Her privacy is your priority. (P)(Poster)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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English
Sep 2012
His privacy is your priority. (P) His privacy is your priority. (P)(Poster)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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English
Sep 2012
Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants Is someone asking the court to make an AVO against you? Information for defendants(Pamphlet)

Courts can issue an order against you if another person claims you have been violent towards them. This brochure explains when the court can make an order and what happens next.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
Dari/Farsi
English
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Mar 2022
Feb 2024
Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege Service (SACPS) Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege Service (SACPS)(Postcard)

If you have ever been the victim of a sexual offence, your records are protected by the Sexual Assualt Communications Privelege (SACP). This postcard contains the contanct details of the Legal Aid NSW SCAP Service.

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English
May 2019
Stop. Think. Protect. (P) Stop. Think. Protect. (P)(Poster)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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English
Sep 2012
Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (WDVCAS)(Brochure)

This 12 page brochure outlines how the WDVCAS helps women experiencing domestic and family violence and how to get protection from the court. It also has information about AVO's, common legal words used in court and where to get more help.

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Arabic
Bengali
Chinese (sim)
Chinese (trad)
Dari/Farsi
English
Fijian
Hindi
Indonesian
Korean
Punjabi
Samoan
Spanish
Tagalog
Thai
Tongan
Vietnamese
Sep 2023
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Womens Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) Womens Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS)(Poster)

This A2 poster lists the WDVCAS phone number and how to get help.

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English
Aug 2023
Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS)(Wallet card)

Use this wallet card to write down details of your WDVCAS and court appointments and to find important phone numbers.

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Bengali
Chinese (sim)
Chinese (trad)
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English
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Hindi
Indonesian
Korean
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Samoan
Spanish
Tagalog
Thai
Tongan
Vietnamese
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Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) for Aboriginal people Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) for Aboriginal people(Brochure)

This resource for Aboriginal land Torres Strait Islander women, explains how the WDVCAS helps women experiencing domestic and family violence and get protection from the court. It also has information about AVO's, common legal words used in court and where to get more help.

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English
Aug 2023
Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) poster for Aboriginal people Women's Domestic Violence Advocacy Services (WDVCAS) poster for Aboriginal people(Poster)

This A2 size poster for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients lists the WDVCAS phone number and how to get help.

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English
Aug 2023
Driving: penalties, licences and insurance*
Are you disqualified from driving? Are you disqualified from driving? (Brochure)

Some drivers who are disqualified from driving can ask the Local Court to remove their disqualifications. Read this brochure to find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
Dari/Farsi
English
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Nov 2017
Sep 2023
Are you having problems with fines? Are you having problems with fines?(Brochure)

This brochure explains the options for people with court fines and fine notices to stop enforcement action and get back on track.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Sep 2023
Oct 2023
Oct 2023
Crashed your car? Crashed your car?(Brochure)

This brochure will help you if you have crashed your car and are not insured for motor vehicle property damage or you are not claiming on your insurance. It outlines what you should do right after the accident and how to negotiate settlement or prepare for court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
Dari/Farsi
English
Vietnamese
Nov 2021
Nov 2021
Nov 2021
Nov 2021
Nov 2021
Drink driving charges and you Drink driving charges and you(Pamphlet)

What to do if you are pleading guilty to a drink driving charge or have received a fine notice for drink driving.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Drugs, driving and you Drugs, driving and you(Brochure)

What to do if you have received a fine notice and 3 month licence suspension for a drug related driving offence and what to do at court.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
Oct 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Have you been charged with driving without a licence? Have you been charged with driving without a licence?(Brochure)

This brochure explains what to do when you are representing yourself and pleading guilty to charges of driving while unlicensed, suspended, cancelled or disqualified.

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Arabic
Chinese (sim)
English
Vietnamese
Oct 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2023
Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO A3 poster) Work and Development Orders - Can't pay your fines? (WDO A3 poster)(Poster)

This A3 poster promotes how to get a Work and Development Order to clear your fines debt.

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Dec 2023
Work and Development Orders: Can't pay your fines? (WDO) Work and Development Orders: Can't pay your fines? (WDO)(Brochure)

With a WDO, you can clear your fines with activities instead of money. You can do unpaid work, counselling, courses, treatment programs and more. This brochure has information about how to get a WDO including eligibility.

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English
Dec 2023
Easy Read*
Act proven but not criminally responsible - Easy Read Act proven but not criminally responsible - Easy Read(Booklet)

This A4 size easy read resource explains what happens after court if court says you committed a serious crime but you are not criminally responsible because of your mental illness or cognitive impairment. The Mental Health Advocacy Service can help.

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Easy Read
Feb 2024
Child Protection Register - Easy Read Child Protection Register - Easy Read(Booklet)

This Easy Read booklet explains the Child Protection Register and Child Protection Prohibition Orders.

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Easy Read
Mar 2024
Domestic and family violence - help at court (Easy Read) Domestic and family violence - help at court (Easy Read)(Brochure)

This Easy Read resource outlines what domestic and family violence is and how the Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services can support women who are experiencing domestic violence.

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English
Sep 2023
How can Legal Aid NSW help me? (Easy Read) How can Legal Aid NSW help me? (Easy Read)(Brochure)

This Easy Read brochure outlines how to get legal help from Legal Aid NSW and what issues we can help with.

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Easy English
Nov 2023
Police Powers - Book 1: Questions - Easy Read Police Powers - Book 1: Questions - Easy Read(Booklet)

There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 1: Questions is about your rights when the police want to ask you questions

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Easy English
Sep 2022
Police Powers - Book 2: Searches - Easy Read Police Powers - Book 2: Searches - Easy Read(Booklet)

There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 2: Searches is about your rights when the police want to search you

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Easy English
Sep 2022
Police Powers - Book 3: Arrest on the street - Easy Read Police Powers - Book 3: Arrest on the street - Easy Read(Booklet)

There are 4 books in the Easy English Police Powers series. Book 3: Arrest on the street is about your rights if you are arrested on the street.

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Easy English
Sep 2022
What is a limiting term? - Easy Read What is a limiting term? - Easy Read(Booklet)

This A4 booklet explains what your options are if you have committed a serious crime and you have a cognitive impairment or mental illness. The Mental Health Advocacy Service can help.

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Easy Read
Feb 2024
What is a Section 14? - Easy Read What is a Section 14? - Easy Read(Booklet)

This Easy Read resource explains what to do if you have a cognitive disability and the police have charged you with a crime.

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English
May 2022
Families, Relationships and Children*
Are DCJ talking to you about your kids? Are DCJ talking to you about your kids? (Brochure)

What to do if the Department of Communities and Justice want to talk to you about your children. Legal Aid NSW can help.

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English
Sep 2022
Are there plans for your child to be adopted? Are there plans for your child to be adopted? (Flyer)

Mediation can be a good way to work out important issues such as how often you see your children. Legal Aid NSW can represent you in a mediation.

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Jan 2021
Are you a grandparent? Your legal questions answered Are you a grandparent? Your legal questions answered(Pamphlet)

This brochure explains what legal options you have if you are a grandparent who is raising grandchildren, wants to spend time with your with grandchildren or if you are concerned about your grandchildren's welfare. It also covers what financial assistance is available and where you can get legal help.

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Sep 2023
Are you having problems with your home mortgage because you have separated from your partner? Are you having problems with your home mortgage because you have separated from your partner? (Online only factsheet)

If you co-own your house with your partner or are joint borrowers on a mortgage and you break up, there are some things to consider. This factsheet answers some common questions.

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English
Mar 2024
Best for Kids (Flyer) Best for Kids (Flyer)(Flyer)

These flyers tell people where to find the Best for Kids website and the social media sites.

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English
Aug 2015
Best for Kids (Wallet Card) Best for Kids (Wallet Card)(Wallet card)

This card is a referral tool for the Best for Kids website which has family law information for children and parents. It's credit card size 55 x 90mm and fits into a wallet..

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English
Sep 2015
Best for Kids Poster Best for Kids Poster (Poster)

New Design!

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English
Mar 2015
Care and Protection: Working with Children Care and Protection: Working with Children(Online only factsheet)

A guide to best practice for children's legal representatives.

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English
Nov 2020
Caring for kids in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families Caring for kids in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families(Pamphlet)

This brochure is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander grandparents, aunties, uncles and other relatives involved in looking after young children.

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English
Sep 2020
Child Support Factsheet 1: Taking action to get child support Child Support Factsheet 1: Taking action to get child support(Factsheet)

How to lodge an application for a child support assessment with DHS, and apply for a child support parentage declaration.

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English
Feb 2024
Child Support Factsheet 2: Taking action to dispute paternity Child Support Factsheet 2: Taking action to dispute paternity(Factsheet)

This factsheet outlines what you can do if you don't think that you are the father of the child.

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English
Aug 2022
Child Support Factsheet 3: Applying to court for leave to change your assessment Child Support Factsheet 3: Applying to court for leave to change your assessment(Factsheet)

If you have special circumstances that make your child support assessment unfair, you may be able to apply to the Services Australia: Child Support for a 'Change of Assessment'.

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English
Aug 2022
Child Support Factsheet 4: Applying to court for a stay order Child Support Factsheet 4: Applying to court for a stay order(Factsheet)

This factsheet provides information about obtaining a stay order, which is a temporary court order which suspends or reduces child support while a decision is made about a child support application.

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English
Aug 2022
Child Support Factsheet 5: Going to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Child Support Factsheet 5: Going to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal(Factsheet)

This fact sheet explains the steps you can take if you disagree with a child support decision made by Services Australia: Child Support. The Child Support Service of Legal Aid NSW can give you advice about the AAT and how to appeal.

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Oct 2022
Child Support Service Child Support Service (Pamphlet)

This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW's Child Support Service can help both paying and carer parents with child support matters.

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Mar 2022
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Mar 2022
Divorce factsheet 1 – Applying for a divorce Divorce factsheet 1 – Applying for a divorce(Factsheet)

This factsheet gives you information about how to get started in your application for a divorce and an overview of the whole divorce process.

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English
Feb 2024
Divorce factsheet 2 – Serving your divorce documents Divorce factsheet 2 – Serving your divorce documents(Factsheet)

This factsheet explains how to serve your divorce papers after you have filed your divorce application.

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English
Feb 2024
Divorce factsheet 3 – Separation under the same roof Divorce factsheet 3 – Separation under the same roof(Factsheet)

This factsheet explains what you need to do if you want to get a divorce but you and your spouse have lived together after the date of your separation.

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English
Feb 2024
Divorce factsheet 4 – Filing your divorce application online Divorce factsheet 4 – Filing your divorce application online(Factsheet)

This factsheet explains how to apply for a divorce online using the Commonwealth Courts Portal.

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Feb 2024
Divorce factsheet 5 – Serving divorce documents when your spouse is in prison Divorce factsheet 5 – Serving divorce documents when your spouse is in prison(Factsheet)

This factsheet explains how to serve divorce documents on your spouse if they are in prison.

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English
Feb 2024
Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit) Do you need legal help and support with domestic violence? (Domestic Violence Unit)(Brochure)

This brochure outlines how the lawyers, financial counsellors and social workers at the Legal Aid NSW Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) can support you.

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English
Mar 2022
Early Intervention Unit Early Intervention Unit (Brochure)

The Early Intervention Unit (EIU) can help you to sort out your family law issues as early as possible before they become serious. This brochure outlines what sorts of issues the EIU can help you with.

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Mar 2022
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Nov 2023
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Family Advocacy and Support Service - support for men Family Advocacy and Support Service - support for men(Brochure)

Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) supports people who are affected by family violence and have a family law issue. This title outlines what support is available for men impacted by family violence.

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English
Mar 2023
Family Advocacy and Support Services - for families. Family Advocacy and Support Services - for families. (Brochure)

Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) supports people who are affected by family violence and have a family law issue. This brochure outlines how the Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) can help you if you have experienced family violence, or someone says you have used violence.

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English
Mar 2023
Family Advocacy and Support Services - for women Family Advocacy and Support Services - for women(Brochure)

Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) supports people who are affected by family violence and have a family law issue. This brochure outlines how the FASS can help women who have experienced violence and other family law problems.

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English
Mar 2023
Family dispute resolution at Legal Aid NSW Family dispute resolution at Legal Aid NSW (Pamphlet)

Family dispute resolution (FDR) at Legal Aid NSW is a good way to sort out disagreements about caring for your children or your disputes over property or money. It is confidential, free, faster, and less stressful than going to court. This brochure outlines how to arrange a FDR mediation and what happens at a mediation.

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Mar 2022
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Mar 2022
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Family law problems? The Early Intervention Unit can help. Family law problems? The Early Intervention Unit can help.(Pamphlet)

Settle your family law problem now - act early. The Legal Aid NSW Family Law Early Intervention Unit helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families resolve family problems before they get serious.

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English
Feb 2024
Her privacy is your priority. (P) Her privacy is your priority. (P)(Poster)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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English
Sep 2012
Hey you mob - need help with child support? Hey you mob - need help with child support?(Pamphlet)

How the Legal Aid Child Support Service can help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents, aunties and uncles with child support problems.

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English
Mar 2021
His privacy is your priority. (P) His privacy is your priority. (P)(Poster)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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English
Sep 2012
Independent Children's Lawyer - Deciding whether you should help with supervision Independent Children's Lawyer - Deciding whether you should help with supervision(Online only factsheet)

Supervision means that the court wants a responsible third person present when a parent spends time with their child. This brochure discusses what to think about before you agree to become a supervisor. This resource was produced and by legal aid commissions throughout Australia. It is not available to order in print format.

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Oct 2014
Independent Children's Lawyer - What is an Independent Children's Lawyer? (For parents) Independent Children's Lawyer - What is an Independent Children's Lawyer? (For parents)(Online only factsheet)

An Independent Children's Lawyer may be appointed to represent children when parents are going to court. This factsheet provides information for children about Independent Children's Lawyers. This resource was produced and by legal aid commissions throughout Australia. It is not available to order in print format.

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Oct 2014
Independent Children's Lawyer -What happens when your parents go to court? (Ages 13-18) Independent Children's Lawyer -What happens when your parents go to court? (Ages 13-18)(Online only factsheet)

An Independent Children's Lawyer (ICL) may be appointed to represent children when parents are going to court. This factsheet provides information for children who will be represented by an ICL. This resource was produced and by legal aid commissions throughout Australia. It is not available to order in print format.

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English
Oct 2014
Independent Children's Lawyer -What happens when your parents go to court? (Ages 6-12) Independent Children's Lawyer -What happens when your parents go to court? (Ages 6-12)(Online only factsheet)

An Independent Children's Lawyer (ICL) may be appointed to represent children when parents are going to court. This factsheet provides information for children who will be represented by an ICL. This resource was produced and by legal aid commissions throughout Australia. It is not available to order in print format.

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English
Oct 2014
Kids in Care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and care 6 Kids in Care: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and care 6(Brochure)

If an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander child needs to be removed from his or her family, there are special rules that consider the extended family or kinship groups of both parents. This booklet talks about the rules that Communities and Justice must consider and what happens if you do not agree.

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Nov 2020
Kids in Care: Communities and Justice want to talk about my kids: What will happen? 1 Kids in Care: Communities and Justice want to talk about my kids: What will happen? 1(Brochure)

Anyone who is concerned that your children may be at risk of significant harm can report their concerns to Communities and Justice (DCJ) by calling the ‘Child Protection Helpline’. This book tells you what will happen if DCJ want to talk to you about your kids.

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Nov 2020
Kids in Care: Going to the Children's Court 2 Kids in Care: Going to the Children's Court 2(Brochure)

When Communities and Justice remove your children from your care, they have to apply to the Children’s Court for Court Orders. This booklet explains what will happen in Court and why you must attend.

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Nov 2020
Kids in Care: The Children's Court made a decision I am unhappy about: What can I do? 4 Kids in Care: The Children's Court made a decision I am unhappy about: What can I do? 4(Brochure)

Anyone who was a party to the original proceedings in the Children’s Court can appeal against the decision if they are dissatisfied with the order made. This booklet tells you what happens in an appeal.

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Nov 2020
Kids in Care: Things have changed and I want my kids back: What can I do? 3 Kids in Care: Things have changed and I want my kids back: What can I do? 3(Brochure)

If you think things have changed since the Children’s Court made orders, you can make an application to the Children’s Court for the orders to be changed or cancelled. This booklet tells you how to do that.

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Nov 2020
Kids in Care: What happens when my kids are in care? 5 Kids in Care: What happens when my kids are in care? 5(Brochure)

When your children are placed in care, Communities and Justice look for a placement that is safe and secure. This booklet tells you what will happen and how to stay in touch with your caseworker.

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Nov 2020
Stop. Think. Protect. (P) Stop. Think. Protect. (P)(Poster)

One of three posters designed for sexual assault services, health services, medical records departments and community organisations to promote awareness of the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege Service and privacy rules restricting the disclosure of sensitive therapeutic records in court proceedings.

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English
Sep 2012
What happens when we split up? Helping families work out what's best for kids What happens when we split up? Helping families work out what's best for kids(Pamphlet)

This booklet assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families with divorce, property, making arrangements for sharing children, and child support.

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Mar 2022