Useful resources and links to get legal help and advice in Australia

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LawStuff:  an online interactive legal info website for children & young people Australia wide. ( produced by the National Children & Law Centre in partnership with private law firms)

The Law Handbook: a practical online guide to law in Victoria, including fact sheets which provide an introduction to different areas of the law

Victoria Legal Aid: Their website has comprehensive online legal information and info on legal services for a range of legal problems

Everyday-Law: easy-to-understand information about everyday legal problems in Victoria produced/updated by the Victoria Law Foundation

Federation of Community Legal Centres: click here to find your local community legal centre in Victoria – all provide free legal help to people unable to afford legal help. Most CLCs provide advice & limited on-going casework and some representation. See the website of your local CLC or call them, to check if they can help.

Ombudsman Victoria: investigates complaints about the actions and services provided by state government departments, most statutory authorities and local government.