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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?

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

 

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 

What's the Law? Australian law for new arrivals

The Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

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

Personal injury - web-based interactive version

Suncoast Community Legal Service

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

Living without violence toolkit

Women's Legal Service

Women's Legal Service

 

Court forms

Refocus - Smartphone app

Women's Legal Service

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

Child protection - knowing your rights video

Child protection and the Childrens Court

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

What to expect when you go to the Childrens Court

What are your rights when in care?

Deciding whether you should help with supervision

What happens when your parents go to court?

What is an Independent Children's Lawyer?

South West Brisbane CLC

ATSILS

Legal Aid Queensland


Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland


Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

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

Life after separation DVD

When separating videos

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Family Relationships online - brochures and publications

Australian Government


Seniors

Sharing a home with friends or family

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Financial gifts and loans

Caxton Legal Centre

 

Decision making and power of attorney

Raising money from the family home

Talking about financial matters

Residential aged care and community care arrangements

Consumer contracts - dodgy deals

Preventing violence

10 tips to protect yourself from elder abuse

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

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

Share housing - your legal status

Terminating co-tenancies when not all tenants leave

when violence affects your tenancy

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

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

Indigenous/Creole - your tenancy

Indigenous/Creole - general standard of the premises

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

Indigenous/Creole - privacy

Indigenous/Creole - maintenance, damages and repairs

Indigenous/Creole - visitors and guests

Indigenous/Creole - resolving disputes

Indigenous/Creole - terminations

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

It's your right - paying rent (video)

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

Living in a manufactured home park

Moving into a manufactured home park

Leaving a manufactured home park

Living in a retirement village

Moving into a retirement village

Leaving a retirement village

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

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

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

Personal insolvency information for debtors

Workplace rights for teens

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Australian Government

Mackay Regional CLC


Young People

Schoolies Week – what you need to know about the law 

Caxton Legal Centre

 

When can I

What are rights?

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Court 

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Court Orders

Childrens Court Queensland

Changes to youth justice system

Cyberbullying, sexting and Facebook

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Legal Aid Queensland &

The Advocacy & Support Centre

 

Drugs & alcohol

Driving, drugs and alchohol

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Education - things are not going well

Education - suspensions

Education - state school exclusions

Education - state school enrolment cancelled

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Family

Moving out

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Being in care - making decisions

Child protection - offender reporting

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Move on

Out of control events

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Police - 13 facts you need to know

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

If I am charged

Bail

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Searches

Parents and police

Party powers

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Sex

Sexting and the law

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Treated unfairly

Youth Advocacy Centre

 

Victims of Crime 

Youth Advocacy Centre


General

Can I get legal aid?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Need legal help?

Legal Aid Queensland

 

Need legal help? (Indigenous Queenslanders)

Free legal help for war veterans

Legal Health Check 

Missing persons

Preparing Affidavits for the Magistrate Court

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

 

 

QPILCH factsheets

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House


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