What's the law? Australian law for new arrivals
What’s the law? Australian law for new arrivals is a free education kit for use in English language classes and in community settings produced by legal aid commissions throughout Australia.
The kit (including DVD and its support materials) are available free from the Legal Services Commission by calling Kate Muslera in the Community Legal Education Unit on (08) 8111 5742.
An evaluation of this resource is currently available.
Who should use this kit?
This kit is ideal for use by teachers, educators and community workers who work with migrants and refugees. While designed for use in English classes, it can easily be used in other community education settings.
What does the education kit include?
The kit includes a DVD of 10 simple English photo-stories about common legal problems that people newly arrived to Australia may encounter. It also includes:
The total DVD running time is 31 minutes.
How will it help new arrivals?
The scenarios on the DVD, based on real life experiences, will engage viewers using simple messages and interesting graphics. Watching the stories will help new arrivals:
Access the kit online
To access the individual videos click the titles below:
To discuss booking a train-the-trainer session with the Community