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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

Guardianship Application and Process Overview

Enduring Power of Attorney intake form and map

EPOA General Principles and Health Care Principle

Duties and Responsibilities as an Attorney under an EPOA in Qld

How to Act Appropriately as an Attorney under an EPOA

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

About the Police, the Court and Lawyers – What to do and what not to do

Aged & Disability Advocacy Australia

Aged & Disability Advocacy Australia

Aged & Disability Advocacy Australia

Aged & Disability Advocacy Australia

Aged & Disability Advocacy Australia

Aged & Disability Advocacy Australia


Queensland 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

Community rights to object to mines

Self representation in the Qld Land Court

Mining and coal seam gas law in Qld

Coal seam gas- community submissions & appeal rights

Making submissions on development applications

Priority Development Areas

Writing an effective law reform submission

Community Litigants Handbook

Appealing & enforcing development approvals & seeking declarations

Understanding defamation - for community groups & environmental activists

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office

Environmental Defenders Office


Flood & Cyclone Legal Help

Need help getting an insurance claim paid?

Are you a tenant affected by the floods?

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

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

Having trouble paying your bills?

Employment issues

Property contracts

Small Business

Commercial and retail leases

Consumer protection issues

My car has been damaged by a flood or cyclone

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

Legal Aid Queensland

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Law Society


Queensland Legal Assistance Forum


Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum

Queensland Legal Assistance Forum


Farm/Rural Landownders

The Farm & Rural Service

Legal Aid Queensland


Immigration

Refugee family reunion guide

Visa cancellation kit

Asylum seeker processing information

What's the Law? Australian law for new arrivals

The Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

The Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

The Refugee and Immigration Legal Service

Legal Aid Queensland


The Justice System

Bail by mail

Have you been charged with an offence?

Has your licence been disqualified for more than two years?

Self–represented appeals

Are you going to lose your driver licence?

Police Powers: Your Rights

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Caxton Legal Centre


Neighbourhood

Dividing Fences

Tree disputes

Peace & Good Behaviour Order Kit

The Queensland Neighbourhood Disputes website


Neighbourhood Mediation Kit

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services

Queensland Government


Personal Injury/Property Damage

Victims and witnesses of crime

Personal injury self help kit

Personal injury - web-based interactive version

Have you been in an accident?

Department of Justice & Attorney-General

Suncoast Community Legal Service

Suncoast Community Legal Service

Legal Aid Queensland


Prisoners

Are you in prison & need legal help?

The Justice Behind Bars Prisoner Handbook (English)

The Justice Behind Bars Prisoner Handbook (Vietnamese)

Breaches of prison discipline

Complaints and grievances

Deaths in custody

Federal prisoners

Freedom of information

Going to prison

International human rights law

Maximum security orders

Money trouble

Personal injury claim

Searches of prisoners

Security classification

Substance testing

Visitors

Declarations kit

Legal Aid Queensland

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service

Prisoners’ Legal Service


Relationships & Children

You Deserve to be Safe': A Simple English booklet about Domestic and Family Violence

Making an application to court for adult child maintenance

Childbirth expenses - A self-help kit for mothers

Separation - a guide for women

Domestic violence resources

Living without violence toolkit

Court forms

Refocus - Smartphone app

Women helping mothers helping children

Child protection kit for parents

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?

Having a grandchild in your care

You and family law – a short guide

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

How do I get a domestic violence protection order?

How to apply for a domestice violence order

Need help to sort out a family law problem?

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

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

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

Do you have questions about a social assessment report?

Having trouble dividing your property after a separation or divorce?

Organising child support & care arrangements for your children

Child support, Family Tax Benefit and your child care levels

Consent orders, parenting orders and parenting plans

Life after separation DVD

When separating videos

Family Relationships online - brochures and publications

Domestic violence videos

WWILD
 

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Women's Legal Service

Women's Legal Service

Women's Legal Service

Women's Legal Service

Women's Legal Service

The Advocacy & Support Centre

South West Brisbane CLC

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

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland


Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland


Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Australian Government

Queensland Courts


Seniors

Sharing a home with friends or family

Financial gifts and loans

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

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre


Social Security

Appeals - how to appeal against a Centrelink decision

Carer Payment and Carer Allowance for people caring for adults

Carer Payment & Carer Allowance for people caring for children

Compensation and its effect on Social Security

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

Domestic violence and Centrelink payments

Early withdrawal of Super

Leaving work? The next steps

Member of a couple or single?

Newly arrived residents and Social Security

Social Security payments for New Zealand citizens living in Australia

Youth Allowance - am I independent?

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network

National Welfare Rights Network


Tenancy

Renting in Queensland

Starting a tenancy

Rent & other charges

Rental bonds

Entry & privacy

Repairs & maintenance

You want to leave

Lessor ends the tenancy

Tenancy databases

Resolving tenancy disputes

Share housing - your legal status

Terminating co-tenancies when not all tenants leave

When violence affects your tenancy

TICA pack

Social housing tenants - appeals, reviews & complaints

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

Social housing tenants - repairs and maintenance

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

The Advocacy & Support Centre

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

Tenants Queensland Inc

Tenants Queensland Inc

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

Need legal help with your money and debt problems?

Need help getting an insurance claim paid?

MoneySmart publications

Buying a used car from a motor dealer: your rights

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

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Australian Government

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Australian Government

Mackay Regional CLC


Young People

Schoolies Week – what you need to know about the law

When can I

What are rights?

Court

Court Orders

Childrens Court Queensland

Changes to youth justice system

Cyberbullying, sexting and Facebook


Drugs & alcohol

Driving, drugs and alchohol

Education - things are not going well

Education - suspensions

Education - state school exclusions

Education - state school enrolment cancelled

Family

Moving out

Being in care - making decisions

Child protection - offender reporting

Move on

Out of control events

Police - 13 facts you need to know

If I am charged

Bail

Searches

Parents and police

Party powers

Sex

Sexting and the law

Treated unfairly

Victims of Crime

Sexting

Domestic violence in same sex relationships

Domestic violence in intimate relationships

Age of consent

Sentencing options

Parties and the law

Alcohol, drugs and the law

Caxton Legal Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Legal Aid Queensland &
The Advocacy & Support Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

Youth Advocacy Centre

YFS Legal

YFS Legal

YFS Legal

YFS Legal

YFS Legal

YFS Legal

YFS Legal


General

Can I get legal aid?

Need legal help?

Need legal help? (Indigenous Queenslanders)

Free legal help for war veterans

Legal Health Check


Missing persons

Preparing Affidavits for the Magistrate Court

Legalpedia Queensland


Civil litigation - self represented litigants

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Legal Aid Queensland

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House

Caxton Legal Centre

Caxton Legal Centre

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House

Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House


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