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Factsheet

Author

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

ATSI child placement principle - placing a child in care

Applying for a Blue Card

Arrest and bail

Autopsies

Drink driving

Police powers - move on powers

Police powers - identifying particulars - adults

Police powers - identifying particulars - juveniles

Police powers - searches

Police powers - requiring name and address

Police powers - interview and investigations

Prisoner Throughcare Program

Redress Scheme

Complaints to the Crime and Misconduct Commission

Domestic violence

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld) Ltd



Disability

General advocacy factsheet

Guardianship factsheet

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Enduring Power of Attorney factsheets

Queensland handbook for practitioners on legal capacity

Preparing for forensic order review hearings

Stopping an involuntary treatment order

I'm a voluntary patient - when can I be involuntarily examined or taken to hospital?

Substitute decision making within mental health

Electroconvulsive therapy

Queensland Aged & Disability Advocacy Inc

Queensland Aged & Disability Advocacy Inc

Queensland Aged & Disability Advocacy Inc


Queensland Advocacy Inc

Queensland Advocacy Inc

Queensland Advocacy Inc

Queensland Advocacy Inc


Queensland Advocacy Inc

Queensland Advocacy Inc


Discrimination

Getting a fair go in the tribunal video

Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland


Environmental

Understanding environmental offsets

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Community rights to object to mines

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Self representation in the Qld Land Court

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Mining and coal seam gas law in Qld

Environmental Defenders Office

    

Coal seam gas- community submissions & appeal rights

Environmental Defenders Office

  

Making submissions on development applications

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Priority Development Areas

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Writing an effective law reform submission

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Community Litigants Handbook

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Appealing & enforcing development approvals & seeking declarations

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Understanding defamation - for community groups & environmental activists

Environmental Defenders Office

 

Flood & Cyclone Legal Help

Need help getting an insurance claim paid?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Are you a tenant affected by the floods?

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

 

Important legal issues for franchisors to consider in times of a natural disaster

Queensland Law Society

 

Has your electricity, gas or water supply or your telephone or internet service been affected by the floods?

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

 

Having trouble paying your bills?

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

 

Employment issues

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

 

Property contracts

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

 

Small Business

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

 

Commercial and retail leases 

Consumer protection issues

My car has been damaged by a flood or cyclone

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

 

Sample letter: Request for hardship variation for a loan regulated by the National Credit Code (PDF)

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum 

   

Farm/Rural Landownders

The Farm & Rural Service

 

Immigration

Refugee family reunion guide

The Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

 

Visa cancellation kit

The Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

 

Asylum seeker processing information

The Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

 

What's the Law? Australian law for new arrivals

Legal Aid Queensland


The Justice System

Bail by mail

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Have you been charged with an offence?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Has your licence been disqualified for more than two years?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Self–represented appeals

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Are you going to lose your driver licence?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Police Powers: Your Rights

Caxton Legal Centre


Neighbourhood

Dividing Fences

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Tree disputes

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Peace & Good Behaviour Order Kit

The Queensland Neighbourhood Disputes website

Neighbourhood Mediation Kit

Caxton Legal Centre

Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services

Queensland Government



Personal Injury/ Property Damage

Victims and witnesses of crime

Department of Justice & Attorney-General

 

Personal injury self help kit

Suncoast Community Legal Service

 

Personal injury - web-based interactive version

Suncoast Community Legal Service

 

Have you been in an accident?

Legal Aid Queensland


Prisoners

Are you in prison & need legal help?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

The Justice Behind Bars Prisoner Handbook (English)

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

The Justice Behind Bars Prisoner Handbook (Vietnamese)

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Breaches of prison discipline

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Complaints and grievances

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Deaths in custody

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Federal prisoners

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Freedom of information

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Going to prison

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

International human rights law

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Maximum security orders

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Money trouble

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Personal injury claim

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Searches of prisoners

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Security classification

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Substance testing

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Visitors

Prisoners’ Legal Service

 

Declarations kit

Prisoners’ Legal Service


Relationships & Children

Making an application to court for adult child maintenance

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Childbirth expenses - A self-help kit for mothers

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Separation - a guide for women

Women's Legal Service

 

Domestic violence resources

Women's Legal Service

 

Living without violence toolkit

Women's Legal Service

 

Court forms

Women's Legal Service

 

Refocus - Smartphone app

Women's Legal Service

 

Women helping mothers helping children

The Advocacy & Support Centre

 

Child protection kit for parents

South West Brisbane CLC

 

Child protection kit for workers

South West Brisbane CLC

 

Child protection - knowing your rights video

ATSILS

 

Child protection and the Childrens Court

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Having your say in the Childrens Court for young people in care

Legal Aid Queensland

 

What to expect when you go to the Childrens Court

Legal Aid Queensland

 

What are your rights when in care?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Deciding whether you should help with supervision

Legal Aid Queensland

 

What happens when your parents go to court?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

What is an Independent Children's Lawyer?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Having a grandchild in your care

Legal Aid Queensland

 

You and family law – a short guide

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Someone has applied for a domestic violence protection order against me – what are my legal options?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

How do I get a domestic violence protection order?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

How to apply for a domestice violence order

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Need help to sort out a family law problem?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

How will an Independent children’s lawyer help my child?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

How will a separate representative help my child in their child protection matter?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Is a family report being prepared for your family law matter?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Do you have questions about a social assessment report?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Having trouble dividing your property after a separation or divorce?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Organising child support & care arrangements for your children

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Child support, Family Tax Benefit and your child care levels

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Consent orders, parenting orders and parenting plans

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Life after separation DVD

Legal Aid Queensland

 

When separating videos

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Family Relationships online - brochures and publications

Domestic violence videos

Australian Government

Queensland Courts


Seniors

Sharing a home with friends or family

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Financial gifts and loans

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Decision making and power of attorney

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Raising money from the family home

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Talking about financial matters

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Residential aged care and community care arrangements

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Consumer contracts - dodgy deals

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Preventing violence

Caxton Legal Centre

 

10 tips to protect yourself from elder abuse

Caxton Legal Centre


Social Security

Appeals - how to appeal against a Centrelink decision

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Carer Payment and Carer Allowance for people caring for adults

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Carer Payment & Carer Allowance for people caring for children

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Compensation and its effect on Social Security

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Debts - what to do if you have a Social Security debt

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Domestic violence and Centrelink payments

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Early withdrawal of Super

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Leaving work? The next steps

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Member of a couple or single?

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Newly arrived residents and Social Security

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Social Security payments for New Zealand citizens living in Australia

National Welfare Rights Network

 

Youth Allowance - am I independent?

National Welfare Rights Network


Tenancy

Renting in Queensland

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Starting a tenancy

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Rent & other charges

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Rental bonds

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Entry & privacy

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Repairs & maintenance

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

You want to leave

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Lessor ends the tenancy

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Tenancy databases

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Resolving tenancy disputes

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Share housing - your legal status

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Terminating co-tenancies when not all tenants leave

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

when violence affects your tenancy

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

TICA pack

The Advocacy & Support Centre

 

Social housing tenants - appeals, reviews & complaints

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Social housing tenants - new directions for IndigenousCommunity Housing Organisations (ICHOs)

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Social housing tenants - repairs and maintenance

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Resolving tenancy disputes - VIDEOS

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - your tenancy

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - general standard of the premises

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - rents (or levies and service charges)

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - privacy

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - maintenance, damages and repairs

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - visitors and guests

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - resolving disputes

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Indigenous/Creole - terminations

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

It's your right - entry and privacy (video)

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

It's your right - paying rent (video)

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

It's your right - coverage and repairs (video)

Tenants Queensland Inc

 

Living in a manufactured home park

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Moving into a manufactured home park

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Leaving a manufactured home park

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Living in a retirement village

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Moving into a retirement village

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Leaving a retirement village

Caxton Legal Centre


Work & Money

Have you lost your job?

Letter of Demand

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Need legal help with your money and debt problems?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Need help getting an insurance claim paid?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

MoneySmart publications

Australian Government

 

Buying a used car from a motor dealer: your rights

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Does someone owe you money? Minor debt of $25,000 or less

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Dealing with door-to-door sales - Do Not Knock campaign

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Personal insolvency information for debtors

Australian Government

 

Workplace rights for teens

Mackay Regional CLC


Young People

Schoolies Week – what you need to know about the law

Caxton Legal Centre

 

When can I

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

What are rights?

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Court

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Court Orders

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Childrens Court Queensland

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Changes to youth justice system

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Cyberbullying, sexting and Facebook

Legal Aid Queensland &
The Advocacy & Support Centre

 

Drugs & alcohol

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Driving, drugs and alchohol

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Education - things are not going well

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Education - suspensions

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Education - state school exclusions

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Education - state school enrolment cancelled

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Family

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Moving out

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Being in care - making decisions

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Child protection - offender reporting

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Move on

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Out of control events

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Police - 13 facts you need to know

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

If I am charged

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Bail

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Searches

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Parents and police

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Party powers

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Sex

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Sexting and the law

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Treated unfairly

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Victims of Crime

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Sexting

YFS Legal

 

Domestic violence in same sex relationships

YFS Legal

 

Domestic violence in intimate relationships

YFS Legal

 

Age of consent

YFS Legal

 

Sentencing options

YFS Legal

 

Parties and the law

YFS Legal

 

Alcohol, drugs and the law

YFS Legal


General

Can I get legal aid?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Need legal help?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Need legal help? (Indigenous Queenslanders)

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Free legal help for war veterans

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Legal Health Check

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House

 

Missing persons

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Preparing Affidavits for the Magistrate Court

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Legalpedia Queensland

Civil litigation - self represented litigants

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House
Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House


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