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Factsheets and Publications

We provide a range of factsheets, publications and resources designed for young people or people working with young people for use in education sites, social services and community settings.

You can download our factsheets and publications below.

If you prefer to read text only, please click on the 'HTML version' option.

 

Please note: the material in these factsheets is a general guide only. It is not legal advice. For legal advice about your own particular situation we encourage you to call the Free Legal Help Line on 1300 366 424. The legal information was correct at the time of publishing, however may change without notice.

 

Factsheet Series

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Alcohol and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with alcohol and young people.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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1.6mb
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Bullying at School

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with bullying at school.
 

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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909kb
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Buying Things

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with buying things and your consumer rights.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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1.1mb
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Cigarettes and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with cigarettes and young people.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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1.3mb
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Complaints about the Police

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains the process for making an official complaint about the police.

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Published
01-02-2018
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1.3mb
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Discrimination

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with discrimination.


HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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1.7mb
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Drugs and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with illegal drugs.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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844kb
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Families and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with families.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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923kb
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Graffiti and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with illegal graffiti.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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1.1mb
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Health Stuff

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to with health stuff, including going to the doctors.

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Published
01-02-2018
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1.1mb
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Living Independently

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with living independently, including leaving home and finding accomodation.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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826kb
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Parties and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with parties, including information on gatecrashers, alcohol and drugs.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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934kb
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Porn, Sexual Photos and Films

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with porn and young people, sexually explicit images and films, and some other filming offences.

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Published
01-02-2018
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1004kb
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Pregnancy and Getting Help

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains the laws to do with pregnancy and has information about getting help.

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Published
01-02-2018
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1.0mb
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Public Transport and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with public transport and the law.

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Published
01-02-2018
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966kb
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Security Guards and Bouncers

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with guards, bouncers, and protective security officers.

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Published
01-02-2018
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957kb
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Sex and Consent

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explainslaws to do with sex, consent and the law.

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Published
01-02-2018
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916kb
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Social Media

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to with social media and self-incrimination. If you are looking for information on images and films, please see the factsheet 'Porn, Sexual Photos and Films'.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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1.2mb
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Tattoos and Piercings

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with tattoos and piercings.

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Published
01-02-2018
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1.4mb
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The Police and You

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to with the police including details on giving personal details, searches, and arrest.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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882kb

Other publications

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Community Legal Education for Young People & Workers

The Community Legal Education for Young People and Workers poster - is available now online - or you can source this resource via our Publications Order page.

Published
21-10-2014
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781kb
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Got a Problem? Cards

Free to order double side colour cards - from our 'Got a problem?' campaign promoting the services provided by the Legal Services Commission.

 

Published
31-07-2013
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204kb
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In Trouble With The Law?

A brochure for young people explaining the legal support and advice offered by the Youth Legal Service at the Legal Services Commission.

Published
01-06-2014
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131kb
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Need a lawyer? Easy Read Guide

Are you under 18 years of age? Have you been charged with an offence? This easy read resource sets out what to do if you have been in court having been charged with an offence and you need a lawyer.

Published
20-06-2017
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354kb
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Sex Consent and the Law

Becoming sexually active is a big step. It is important that you understand your legal rights and obligations when it comes to sex – so you know where you stand.

Published
25-05-2017
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2.3mb
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Trusted Moments Postcard

Trusted Moments is a short film produced by the Legal Services Commission about risky behaviour. The promotional postcard highlights the website - www.trustedmoments.com.au - while a QR link opens the film trailer on your mobile.

Published
29-11-2012
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147kb
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Trusted Moments poster

The poster resource for the Trusted Moments short film which was produced in 2012 by the Legal Services Commission Community Legal Education Unit. Additional support materials can be found on the www.trustedmoments.com.au website.

Published
26-11-2012
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292kb
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What do These Legal Words Mean?

A basic dictionary of common criminal law words for young people.

Published
27-04-2017
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588kb