Acts and legislation

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A

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 (Cth), Centrelink
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 (Cth), Centrelink
A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge - Fringe Benefits) Act 1999 (Cth), Legislation and contacts
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth), Aboriginal Heritage
Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988 (SA), State Heritage , Heritage Agreements, Aboriginal Heritage , Inspection and Control of Aboriginal Heritage
Acts Interpretation Act 1915 (SA), Standard scales for penalties and fees
Administration and Probate Act 1919 , Three year time requirement - State law matters, Both Spouses Dying Together, Estates, Distribution of an intestate estate, Executors and Trustees , Problems with executors, Payment of executors, Bankrupt Estates , Half-brothers and half-sisters
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cth), Rights of bankrupts, Activities subject to the Tribunal, How to complain to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Appeal from the Tribunal
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Regulations 1976 (Cth), How to complain to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) Act 1995 (SA), International Environmental Law
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 (Cth), Finding the reasons for the decision, Commonwealth or State Law, Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 (Cth), Reasons for decision, Review of decisions, Review of conduct, Tribunals
Adoption Act 1988 , Five year time requirement - adoption, Who can adopt and be adopted?, Relinquishing parents and their consent, Step-parent adoption, Birth certificates, Searching for birth relatives, Adopted children
Adoption Regulations 2004 , Who can adopt and be adopted?
Advance Care Directives Act 2013 (SA), Advance Care Directives, The Advance Care Directives Act, Objects of the Act , Principles in the Act, Making an advance care directive, Witnessing an advance care directive form, When an advance care directive can be used, Changing or revoking an advance care directive, When the person is not competent, What can be included in an advance care directive, Appointment of Substitute Decision-Makers, What cannot be included, Advance care directives before July 2014, Public Advocate, Guardianship Board, Urgent review by Supreme Court, Investigations, Emergency medical or dental treatment
Advance Care Directives Regulations 2014 (SA), Witnessing an advance care directive form, Changing or revoking an advance care directive, Appointment of Substitute Decision-Makers, Disputes about advance care directives
Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth), Summary of Discrimination Law , Age discrimination, Making a complaint, Equal Opportunity
Aged and Infirm Persons' Property Act 1940 , Who can make a will?
Aged Care Act 1997 (Cth), Aged Care Complaints Scheme, Patients' Rights
Animal Welfare Act 1985 (SA), Injuries to animals, Cruelty to animals
Animal Welfare Regulations 2012 (SA), Cruelty to animals
Archives Act 1983 (Cth), Access to old documents
Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 (Cth) (Cth), Injury
Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988 (SA), Three year time requirement - State law matters
Associations Incorporation Act 1985 (SA), Community organisations, Unincorporated associations, Incorporated associations, Getting incorporated, Applying for incorporation, Consequences of incorporation, The rules, Powers of incorporated associations, Committee members and officers, Duties of committee members, Duties of officers, Public Officer, Annual general meetings, Minutes of meetings, Financial records, Disputes, Ending an association, Possible offences when an association is ending, Prescribed associations, Accounting records, Duties of officers of prescribed associations, Volunteer protection, Minor Civil Actions, Community housing providers, Housing co-operatives, Housing associations
Associations Incorporation Regulations 2008 (SA), Applying for incorporation, Prescribed associations
Australian Federal Police Act 1979 (Cth), Commonwealth Ombudsman
Australian Heritage Council Act 2003 (Cth), National Heritage Protection
Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth), Summary of Discrimination Law , Sexuality and chosen gender, Religion and religious dress, Political opinion, Social origin, Making a complaint
Australian Road Rules (SA), Legal obligations after a motor vehicle accident , Traffic Offences , Summary of Demerit Points, Refusing a breath test, Driving Offences, Cyclists, Excessive speed, Give way, Mobile phones, Offences and Duties after Accidents, Seatbelts and child restraints, Speeding, Parking Offences , Pedestrian Offences
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth), Regulation of Business

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Bail Act 1985 (SA), Assisting an offender, Search and seizure, Bail, Applying for bail, Presumption of bail, Guarantors, Conditions of bail, Refusal and review of bail conditions, Review by a magistrate, Telephone review, Review by the Supreme Court, Enforcement of bail agreement, Termination of bail, Police questioning, Getting to safety
Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth), Who is involved?, Bankruptcy Courts and Jurisdiction, What is Bankruptcy?, Who can become bankrupt?, Types of bankruptcy, Alternatives to bankruptcy, Advantages of Bankruptcy, Disadvantages of Bankruptcy, The bankrupt's property, Secured Debts, Goods disposed of for less than market value, Property a bankrupt can keep, Travelling overseas, Income, Offences under the Bankruptcy Act, Rights of bankrupts, How to go bankrupt, Automatic discharge, Objections to discharge, Annulment, Public examination, Who can be a director?, Upon the sale or winding up of the business
Bankruptcy Regulations 1996 (Cth), Advantages of Bankruptcy, The bankrupt's property, Property a bankrupt can keep, How to go bankrupt
Births Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996 , Changing a child's name
Births, Deaths and Marriages Act 1996 , Next of Kin
Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996 , Registering a birth, Stillborn Babies
Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Cth), Libel or Slander
Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA), For Creditors, For Debtors , Debts in the Building and Construction Industry
Building Work Contractors Act 1995 , Disadvantages of Bankruptcy, When a contract must be in writing , Assistance from government agencies, Minor Civil Actions, Advice before signing the contract
Burial and Cremation Act 2013 (SA), Next of Kin , Burials and Cremations
Business Names Registration Act 2011 (Cth), Regulation of Business, Registration and licensing, Business owned by a person

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Carers Recognition Act 2005 (SA), What is abuse?
Cheques Act 1986 (Cth), Cheques, Paying and collecting a cheque, The cheque as a negotiable instrument
Child Sex Offenders Registration Act 2006 (SA), Registration of offenders, Matters affecting sentence
Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth), Parental rights and duties, The role of the Department of Human Services - Child Support , Proof of Parentage, Changing your assessment in special circumstances, Limited Child Support Agreements, Binding Child Support Agreements, Setting aside a Child Support Agreement, The family law system
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 (Cth), The role of the Department of Human Services - Child Support , The family law system
Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), Children and the law, Truancy, Child Protection, Legal age to babysit, Leaving home, Notification, Investigation and intervention, Care and Protection Orders, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Conflict with other court orders
Civil Liability Act 1936 , Accidents on private and public property, Who is liable? , The Occupier's Responsibilities , Accidents on roads and footpaths, Injuries caused by other animals, Determining fault, Negligence, Alcohol and teenage parties, Racial hatred
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 (Cth), Can I see or read what I like without breaking the law?, Sex shops, Pornography
Classification of Theatrical Performance Act 1978 , Plays
Co-operatives Act 1997 , Incorporation as a co-operative
Coast Protection Act 1972 (SA), Nature Conservation
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth), Legal Consequences , Laws Affecting Prisoners , Life in prison
Community Housing Providers (National Law) (South Australia) Act 2013 (SA), Community Housing, The role of Housing SA, Community housing providers, Housing co-operatives, Housing associations, Resolving disputes
Community Titles Act 1996 , Strata Titles, Community Titles, Small schemes, By-laws (Rules), Body corporate managers, Development of the community title: staging and tiering, Converting from strata title, Common questions and answers, Neighbours and the Law , Noise
Community Titles Regulations 2011 (SA), Community Titles
Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), Regulation of Business, When a contract must be in writing , Exclusion Clauses and the Australian Consumer Law, Defective Goods , Actions for Negligence, Consumer Protection, Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), Sale of Goods Act 1895 (SA), Implied conditions, Implied guarantees for services, Implied guarantees for goods, False and Misleading Practices , Misleading or deceptive conduct, Unconscionable conduct, False or misleading representations, Other offences, Unsolicited consumer agreements, Telemarketing, Pyramid sales, Competition and Consumer Act 2010, Assistance from government agencies, Damages and rescission, Unfair Contract Terms, Federal Court of Australia, Action against the supplier, Action against the manufacturer
Complaints Principles 2011 (Cth), Aged Care Complaints Scheme
Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care Act 1995 , Advance Care Directives, Advance care directives before July 2014, Patients' Rights , Consent , Children under 16 years, When someone 16 or over can't consent, Emergency medical or dental treatment, Care when dying
Constitution Act 1934 , The Australian Constitutional System, Laws Affecting Prisoners
Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1987 (SA), Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), Long Service Leave
Consumer Transactions Act 1972 , Right to recover damages
Controlled Substances (Controlled Drugs, Precursors and Plants) Regulations 2014 (SA), Simple Cannabis Offences , Possession for personal use, Manufacture, Cultivation and Sale , Possession or Sale of Equipment
Controlled Substances (Prohibited Substances) Regulations 2000 , Sentencing Principles
Controlled Substances Act 1984 , Search and seizure, Drugs, Child Protection Restraining Orders, Drugs, Drug Offences, Aggravated offences, Simple Cannabis Offences , Possession for personal use, Definition of 'possession', Manufacture, Cultivation and Sale , Presumption of sale, Supply to children, Sale or Possession of Instructions , Possession or Sale of Equipment , Production, promotion and sale of controlled drug alternatives, Trafficking , Sentencing Principles , Diversionary Schemes , Police Powers , Additional Offences
Conveyancers Act 1994 , Assistance from government agencies, Agent Indemnity Fund
Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), Intellectual property, The Copyright Act, What is protected?, Legal rights of owners, Moral rights, Who owns copyright?, Duration of copyright, Automatic protection, Assignments and licences, Infringement and remedies, Acts that do not infringe copyright, Design and copyright, Frequently asked questions
Coroners Act 2003 , Coroner's Court, State Courts, Coroner's Inquests
Coroners Regulations 2005 , Coroner's Inquests
Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Who can become bankrupt?, Disadvantages of Bankruptcy, Regulation of Business, Businesses owned by a company, Company directors, Who can be a director?, General Duties of Directors - Corporations Act 2001 (Ctth), Other Specific Duties of Directors, Criminal offences, Retention of Title Arrangements, Working finance, Resignation of a director, Committee members and officers, Insurance, Enforcing judgment - monetary judgments, Whistleblower protection, Transfer of business, Upon the sale or winding up of the business, Compensation and other remedies, Financial management
Correctional Services Act 1982 , Arrest, Parole warrants, Laws Affecting Prisoners , Prison Institutions, Going to Prison, Admission to prison, Searches and drug testing, Life in prison, Solitary confinement, Contacting prisoners, Breaches of regulations, Hearings and inquiries, Obstructing a Visiting Tribunal, Breach of leave conditions, Escaping, Offences by others, Release of Sentenced Prisoners , Leave of absence, Home detention, Parole, The Ombudsman, Victim Register
Correctional Services Regulations 2001 , Laws Affecting Prisoners , Admission to prison, Searches and drug testing, Contacting prisoners, Breaches of regulations, Hearings and inquiries
Courts (Mediation and Arbitration) Act 1991 (Cth), Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Crimes Act 1914 (Cth), Search and seizure, Arrest, What is a Crime?, Commonwealth offences
Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 1996 , Search and seizure, Confiscation of profits, Forfeiture orders
Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth), Stalking, cyber stalking and cyber bullying, Marriage
Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1978 , Victims of Crime Compensation
Criminal Investigation (Extraterritorial Offences) Act 1984 , Search and seizure
Criminal Law (Clamping, Impounding and Forfeiture of Vehicles) Act 2007 (SA), Clamping, impounding, seizure and forfeiture of vehicles
Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 2007 , Powers to search and examine, Taking DNA
Criminal Law (Legal Representation) Act 2001 , Getting Legal Help
Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 , Sentencing by the Youth Court, Driving while disqualified, Indeterminate detention, Pleading guilty, Committal for sentence, The Sentencing Process , Matters affecting sentence, Sentencing Procedure , Mitigating circumstances, No conviction imposed, Fines, Community service orders, Good behaviour bonds, Suspended sentences, Imprisonment, Intervention orders, Fine Enforcement , Community Service Orders, Review and appeals, Duty to disclose charges proved , Electing to be prosecuted, Enforcement of expiation notices , Paying court fines, Enforcement of court fines, State Courts, Laws Affecting Prisoners , Types of prisoners, Parole, Licence, Victim Impact Statements
Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 , Assisting an offender, Search and seizure, Police arrest procedure, Presumption of bail, Criminal offences, Sexual relationships and the age of consent, Incest, Abortion, Legal age to babysit, Sexual relationships, Working, Drugs, What is a Crime?, General Principles in Criminal Law , Elements of a Criminal Offence , Minor Indictable Offences, Magistrates Court Diversion Program, Common Offences , Assault, Causing death or harm by dangerous driving, Criminal liability for neglect, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Murder, Manslaughter, Stalking, cyber stalking and cyber bullying, Unlawful Threats, What is an aggravated offence?, Theft and Receiving, Robbery, Using a motor vehicle without consent, Serious criminal trespass, Arson and property damage, Offences against police , Dangerous driving to escape police pursuit, Shooting at a police officer, Weapons, Traffic Offences , Causing death or harm by dangerous driving, Dangerous driving to escape police, Offences and Duties after Accidents, Reckless driving causing injury or death, Street Racing, Throwing objects at vehicles, Clamping, impounding, seizure and forfeiture of vehicles, Sexual Offences, Types of Sexual Assaults , Rape, Compelled sexual manipulation, Indecent assault, Unlawful sexual intercourse, Child Sexual Assault , Procuring child to commit indecent act, Incest, Aggravated offences, Home invasion, Intoxication, Mental Impairment, Self defence, Deciding the charge, Preparing for trial, Prosecutor's reply, Appeals , Right of appeal, Appeals against conviction, Appeals against sentence, Criminal Defamation, Marriage, Criminal charges, Assault, Stalking, Contraception and abortion, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) , Laws Affecting Prisoners , Types of prisoners, Escaping, Offences by others, Parole, Claims arising from homicide, Euthanasia , Suicide
Customs Act 1901 (Cth), Customs officers, Arrest, What is a Crime?, Drug Offences, Presumption of sale, Customs Act offences , Importing, Penalties for Importation and Trafficking , Powers of Police and Customs officers

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Dangerous Substances Act 1979 , Prescribed concentration of alcohol
Death (Definition) Act 1983 , Organ Donation
Defamation Act 2005 , What is Defamation?, Who can be defamed, Libel or Slander , Defences, Truth, Fair comment, Absolute privilege, Proceedings of Public Concern, Vulgar abuse, jest and triviality, Offer to make amends, Apologies, Remedies
Defence Act 1903 (Cth), Veterans
Defence Service Homes Act 1918 (Cth), The home
Designs Act 2003 (Cth), Intellectual property, Design and copyright
Designs Regulations 2004 (Cth), Design and copyright
Development Act 1993 , Working from home, Fortifications, State Responsibility, Pollution and Waste , Pollution and Waste Licences, State Heritage Register, State Heritage and Development Control, Environmental Impact Assessment , Local Government , Planning and Development , Planning Strategy , Development Plans , Public Participation in Development Plan Amendments, Development Control , The Relevant Authority, Development applications, Categories of Development, Consulting with other agencies, Public consultation, Major Development (and EIA) , Development by State Agencies , Building Work , Authorised Officers, Certificate of occupancy, Building work affecting other land, Defective building work, Dangerous buildings, Urgent building work, Civil enforcement, Offences, Swimming pool fences, Retaining Walls , Significant and Regulated Trees
Development Regulations 2008 , Development Control , The Relevant Authority, Development applications, Categories of Development, Consulting with other agencies, Public consultation, Common questions about fences, Retaining Walls , Significant and Regulated Trees
Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth), Summary of Discrimination Law , Disability discrimination, Making a complaint, Equal Opportunity, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
Disability Services Act 1986 (Cth), Finalising an injury claim
District Court Act 1991 , State administrative appeals, Process, State Courts, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
District Court Civil Rules 2006 (SA), Process, District Court and Supreme Court, State Courts, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
District Court Practice Directions 2006 (SA), Process, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 , Injuries caused by dogs, Options for compensation, Articles (Rules), By-laws (Rules), Local Government , Animals, Who is responsible for a dog?, Duties of dog owners, Control of certain types of dogs, Council by-laws, Registration of dogs, Seizure and destruction of dogs, Barking dogs, Prescribed dogs, Cats, Who can claim compensation?
Domestic Partners Property Act 1996 , Companion relationships and property disputes, Principles for intervention

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Education Act 1972 , Children and the law, Education, Truancy, School Fees, Punishment, Parental rights and duties, Working, Young Workers, Compulsory school attendance, Punishment
Education Regulations 2012 (SA), Punishment, Suspension and exclusion, Physical discipline, Compulsory school attendance, Punishment, Suspension and exclusion
Electoral Act 1985 , State Courts, Laws Affecting Prisoners , Life in prison
Electricity Act 1996 (SA), Complaints against energy and water suppliers
Encroachments Act 1944 , Retaining Walls , Encroaching Buildings
Enforcement of Judgments Act 1991 , Enforcing judgment - non-monetary judgments, Investigation Summons
Environment Protection (Air Quality) Policy 1994 (SA), Environment Protection Policies, Air Pollution
Environment Protection (Burning) Policy 1994 (SA), Environment Protection Policies, Air Pollution, Air Pollution
Environment Protection (Motor Vehicle Fuel Quality) Policy 2002 (SA), Environment Protection Policies
Environment Protection (National Pollutant Inventory) Policy 2008 (SA), Environment Protection Policies
Environment Protection (Noise) Policy 2007 , Environment Protection Policies, Noise Pollution, Noise
Environment Protection (Used Packaging Materials) Policy 2012 (SA), Environment Protection Policies
Environment Protection (Waste to Resources) Policy 2010 (SA), Environment Protection Policies
Environment Protection (Water Quality) Policy 2003 (SA), Environment Protection Policies, Water Pollution
Environment Protection Act 1993 , State Responsibility, Individual Responsibility, Pollution and Waste , Pollution and Waste Licences, Environment Protection Policies, Noise Pollution, Water Pollution, Waste Disposal, Pollution Offences, Site Contamination, EPA Orders, Civil Penalties, Major Development (and EIA)
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 , Commonwealth Responsibility, Environment Protection and the Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act) , What does the EPBC Act do?, What is an 'action'?, What is a 'significant impact'?, How is the assessment and approval process triggered?, Public Participation in EPBC Decisions, Does the EPBC Act override State Law?, Enforcing the EPBC Act, Nature Conservation , Commonwealth Protected Areas, Animals, National Heritage Protection , World Heritage , Environmental Impact Assessment , Mining
Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993 , State Courts, Appeals to the Supreme Court
Equal Opportunity Act 1984 , Discrimination and equal opportunity, Summary of Discrimination Law , Age discrimination, Disability discrimination, Marital or domestic partnership status, Identity of spouse or partner, Pregnancy, Family responsibilities, Breastfeeding or Association with a Child, Racial discrimination, Sex discrimination, Sexuality and chosen gender, Religion and religious dress, Sexual harassment, Whistleblower protection, Making a complaint, Equal Opportunity, Discrimination, Articles (Rules)
Essential Services Commission Act 2002 (SA), Complaints against energy and water suppliers
Evidence Act 1929 , Line-ups, Children and the law, Sexual Offences, Evidence, Legal Procedures, Publication, Pre-trial procedures for summary offences, Evidence by a close relative
Expiation of Offences Act 1996 , Expiation , Simple Cannabis Offences , Expiation notices, Grounds for withdrawal of expiation notices, Applying for review of expiation notices, Electing to be prosecuted, Paying expiation fees, Enforcement of expiation notices , Applying for review of an enforcement determination

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Fair Trading Act 1987 , Resolving disputes between businesses, Consumer Protection, Implied guarantees for services, Assistance from government agencies, Going to court, Credit Ratings, Being pursued for a debt
Fair Work Act 1994 , Employment Laws & Contacts , Employees & Contractors , South Australian Employment & Industrial Relations Law , Awards, Enterprise Agreements, State Public Sector Workers, Other Legislation, Equal Opportunity, By giving notice, Unfair Dismissal , Unfair dismissal under State law, State Courts
Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), Summary of Discrimination Law , Age discrimination, Pregnancy, Family responsibilities, Racial discrimination, Sex discrimination, Sexuality and chosen gender, Religion and religious dress, Political opinion, Social origin, Employment Laws & Contacts , Employees & Contractors , The employer's duties and rights, Federal Employment & Industrial Relations Law , Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), The National Employment Standards, General Protections (protected workplace rights), Transfer of business, South Australian Employment & Industrial Relations Law , Enterprise Agreements, Unlawful termination protections for State system employees , Equal Opportunity, By giving notice, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal , Unfair dismissal under federal law, Small Business Fair Dismissal Code , Unfair dismissal under State law, Underpayment of Wages , Employers' files
Family and Community Services Act 1972 , Children and the law
Family Law (Superannuation) Regulations 2001 (Cth), How is superannuation dealt with?
Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), Children and the law, Parental rights and duties, Legal age to babysit, Proof of Parentage, Changing your assessment in special circumstances, Adult child maintenance, Court applications, The family law system, Family Dispute Resolution, Marriage, Annulment, Divorce, Grounds for divorce, Separation under one roof, Applying for divorce, The making of a divorce order, No time requirement for recognition of a de facto relationship, Two year time requirement - property disputes, Three year time requirement - State law matters, Property disputes not covered by the Family Law Act, Principles for intervention, Applying for an intervention order, Conflict with other court orders, Family Court orders, What is family violence?, What can State Magistrates Courts do?, What can the Family Law Courts do?, Arrangements for children, Coming to an agreement, What is a parenting order?, Who can apply for parenting orders?, Can children apply?, How does the court make decisions?, Do the children get a lawyer?, What evidence will the court consider?, How is paternity determined?, What if one parent refuses to return the children?, What if one parent dies?, Dividing property, Applying for property settlement, What needs to be done before applying?, Urgent applications - injunctions, How is superannuation dealt with?, What if one party is bankrupt?, Can property orders be changed?, Maintenance, Step-parent adoption, The effect of legislation on case law, Family Court of Australia, Family Mediation, Commercial and Other Mediation Services, Police and Court Records
Family Law Regulations 1984 (Cth), Proof of Parentage, Serving a divorce application, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Family Law Rules 2004 (Cth), Family Law Courts, Serving a divorce application, Opposing divorce, The divorce hearing, The making of a divorce order, Checklist , Can children apply?, What needs to be done before applying?, What will it cost?, What evidence will the court consider?, What if there is a dispute about costs?, What needs to be done before applying?, What needs to be disclosed?, What will happen next?, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Family Relationships Act 1975 , Three year time requirement - State law matters, What is abuse?, Surrogacy, Guardianship and Administration, When someone 16 or over can't consent, Claims arising from homicide, Inadequate provision, Ex-nuptial children
Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 , Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth), Commercial and Other Mediation Services, Action against the manufacturer
Federal Magistrates Court Rules 2001 (Cth), Serving a divorce application, Checklist
Fences Act 1975 , Minor Civil Actions, Common questions and answers, Neighbours and the Law , Fences, Sharing costs between neighbours, Disputes, Access to property, Common questions about fences
Financial Services Reform Act 2001 (Cth), Legislation and contacts
Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005 , Air Pollution
Firearms Act 1977 , Firearms, Weapons, Weapons, Firearms
Firearms Regulations 2008 (SA), Weapons, Weapons
Fisheries Management Act 2007 (SA), State Responsibility, Marine Protected Areas, Fishing
Food Act 2001 , Local Government
Forestry Act 1950 (SA), Plants
Freedom of Information (Exempt Agency) Regulations 2008 (SA), Exempt records - documents and agencies
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth), Rights of bankrupts, Presenting cases to the Tribunal, Clients' Rights, How to make a request to Centrelink for your file, The Commonwealth Government , Exemptions, Personal documents, How to get access, Agencies to which the Act does not apply, Access to old documents, Internal reviews, Information Commissioner, Role of the Ombudsman
Freedom of Information Act 1991 , Access to information, South Australian Ombudsman, Patients' Rights , Obtaining Medical Records , State Government, How to gain access to information, Exempt records - documents and agencies, Amendment of personal records, Review of decisions
Frustrated Contracts Act 1988 , Discharge by frustration

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Health and Community Services Complaints Act 2004 (SA), Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner (SA), Patients' Rights
Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995 (Cth), Finalising an injury claim
Health Care Act 2008 (SA), State Public Sector Workers
Health Insurance Act 1973 , Medicare, Legislation and contacts
Heritage Places Act 1993 (SA), State Heritage , State Heritage Register, Heritage Agreements, Stop Orders, Restoration and No Development Orders
Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 (Cth), Shipwrecks in Australian Waters, Shipwrecks in State Waters
Historic Shipwrecks Act 1981 (SA), Shipwrecks in State Waters
Housing Improvement Act 1940 , Repairs, Rent, Public Housing, Housing Improvement, Disclosure obligations, Unit holders, Owners' rights and responsibilities
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 , Equal Opportunity

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Juries Act 1927 , Selection of the jury, Verdict, Legal Consequences
Justices of the Peace Act 2005 (SA), Justices of the Peace
Justices of the Peace Regulations 2006 (SA), Justices of the Peace

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Land Acquisition Act 1969 , Compulsory Aquisition of Land , Notice of intention to acquire land, Temporary occupation
Land Agents Act 1994 , Disadvantages of Bankruptcy, Assistance from government agencies, Land agents, Agent Indemnity Fund, Selling a home
Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994 , The contract, Cooling off, Changing owners of a business, Assistance from government agencies, Site Contamination, Buying a strata unit, Buying into a community title, The contract, The purchase price, Deposit, Advice before signing the contract, After signing the contract, Auctions, Offers, Common questions about fences
Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Regulations 2010 (SA), Buying a strata unit, Buying into a community title, Cooling-off period, Offers, Form 1
Land Valuers Act 1994 , Assistance from government agencies
Landlord and Tenant Act 1936 , Eviction by landlord, Seizing goods
Law of Property Act 1936 , The home, Repossession by a mortgagee, When a contract must be in writing
Legal Practitioners Act 1981 , What if there is a dispute about costs?, Legal Profession , Costs, Complaints against lawyers, Adjudication of legal costs, Unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct, Handling money and trust accounts
Legal Services Commission Act 1977 , Getting Legal Help, Legal Services Commission , Applications for Legal Aid, Confidentiality
Libraries Act 1982 , Frequently asked questions
Life Insurance Act 1995 (Cth), Legislation and contacts
Lifetime Support Scheme Rules (SA), Catastrophic Injuries and the Lifetime Support Scheme
Limitation of Actions Act 1936 , Types of loss and time limits, Children and civil claims, Taking legal action, Children and young people
Liquor Licensing Act 1997 , People on licensed and regulated premises, Drinking alcohol, Alcohol and teenage parties, Working, Alcohol, Barring persons from licensed premises or casino, State Courts
Listening and Surveillance Devices Act 1972 , Privacy
Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 , Local Government
Local Government Act 1999 , South Australian Ombudsman, Paying a debt, Employment Laws & Contacts , Local Government Workers, Local Government, Waste Disposal, Local Government , Rates, Potential Dangers
Long Service Leave Act 1987 , Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), The National Employment Standards, Long Service Leave
Lottery and Gaming Act 1936 , Gambling

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Magistrates Court (Civil) Rules 1992 , Going to court, Judgment, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Magistrates Court (Civil) Rules 2013 (SA), Being taken to court, State Courts
Magistrates Court Act 1991 , Adjournments, Committal for sentence, Appeals , Appeals against conviction or sentence, The appeal hearing, Civil Claims, Minor Civil Actions, Going to court, Going to court, Applying for review of an enforcement determination, State Courts, Commercial and Other Mediation Services, Disputes
Magistrates Court Rules 1992 , Laying a charge, Pre-trial procedures for summary offences, Committal for sentence, Applying for review of an enforcement determination, What is abuse?, What can be ordered?, Applying for an intervention order
Marine Parks Act 2007 (SA), Nature Conservation , Marine Protected Areas
Marine Parks Proclamation 2009 (SA), Marine Protected Areas
Marriage Act 1961 (Cth), Bigamy, The family law system, Marriage, Divorce, De facto relationships, One year time requirement - migration
Medicare Levy Act 1986 (Cth), Legislation and contacts
Mental Health Act 2009 (SA), What cannot be included, Guardianship Board, Representation at the hearing, Guardians - powers and duties, Education, Mental Health Act 2009 (SA), Defining Mental Illness , How is Mental Health Treated? , Prescribed Treatment , Appeals, Laws Affecting Prisoners , Types of prisoners, Coroner's Inquests
Migration Act 1958 (Cth), Legal Consequences , Criminal records, Migration, One year time requirement - migration, Migration Law
Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth), Migration Law
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (Cth), Veterans
Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 , Working
Mining Act 1971 , State Responsibility, Mining, State Courts
Motor Vehicle Accidents (Lifetime Support Scheme) Act 2013 (SA), Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance Scheme
Motor Vehicles Act 1959 (SA), Legal obligations after a motor vehicle accident , Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance Scheme, Drivers of motor vehicles, Traffic Offences , Driver's Licences , Graduated Licence Scheme, Probationary licence, Appealing disqualification for breach of conditions, Safer Driver Agreements, Demerit Points, Disqualification or Good Behaviour Option, Drug and alcohol assessment, Mandatory alcohol interlock scheme, Driving Offences, Answering police questions, Driving while disqualified, Driving without a licence, Seatbelts and child restraints, Unregistered and uninsured vehicles, Expiation , Clamping, impounding, seizure and forfeiture of vehicles, Procedure
Motor Vehicles Regulations 2010 (SA), Written-off vehicles, Summary of Demerit Points, Careless driving (driving without due care)

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Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 , Drug Offences
National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 (Cth), Buying Goods or Services under a Related Sale Contract, Laws that Protect Consumers when Borrowing Money, About the National Consumer Credit Protection Act and the NCC, Consumer Credit
National Consumer Credit Protection Regulations 2010 (Cth), Preliminary Requirements for NCC regulation
National Credit Code (Cth), Unsolicited consumer agreements, Buying Goods or Services under a Related Sale Contract, Laws that Protect Consumers when Borrowing Money, About the National Consumer Credit Protection Act and the NCC, What credit contracts are regulated by the NCC?
National Health Act 1953 (Cth), Legislation and contacts
National Measurement Act 1960 (Cth), Other offences
National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 , State Responsibility, Nature Conservation , Wilderness, National Parks and other Reserves, Sanctuaries, Prohibited Areas, Plants, Animals, Mining, Cats
National Trust of South Australia Act 1955 (SA), State Heritage , National Trust
Native Title (South Australia) Act 1994 , Notice of intention to acquire land
Native Title Act 1993 , The Australian Constitutional System, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Native Vegetation Act 1991 (SA), State Responsibility, Nature Conservation , Plants, Native Vegetation Act 1991 (SA), Heritage Agreements
Natural Resources Management Act 2004 (SA), State Responsibility, Water Pollution, Nature Conservation , Natural Resource Management , Farming

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Oaths Act 1936 , Applying for review of expiation notices
Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986 , State Courts
Ombudsman Act 1972 , Investigating a complaint, Ombudsman's decision, Complaints the Ombudsman cannot investigate, South Australian Ombudsman, Laws Affecting Prisoners
Ombudsman Act 1976 , Complaints the Ombudsman cannot investigate, Commonwealth Ombudsman
Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 (Cth), Ozone Depletion

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Partnership Act 1891 (SA), Business owned by a partnership
Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 (SA), Farming
Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012 (Cth), eHealth Record System
Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Regulations 2012 (Cth), eHealth Record System
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 (SA), State Responsibility, Environmental Impact Assessment
Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 , Disadvantages of Bankruptcy
Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985 , Discrimination and equal opportunity, Complaints against police, Investigating a complaint, Review by the ombudsman, Taking remedial action, Police Disciplinary Tribunal, Police Ombudsman, Making a complaint, Complaints not investigated
Police Act 1998 (SA), State Public Sector Workers
Powers of Attorney and Agency Act 1984 , Powers of Attorney , Signing a power of attorney, Commencement, Duties of a Donee , Ending a Power of Attorney , What cannot be included, Administrators - powers and duties, Voting, Voting at General Meetings
Prices Act 1948 , Assistance from government agencies
Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), Enforcement of a Credit Contract, Credit Ratings, Patients' Rights , Obtaining Medical Records , Privacy, Privacy (South Australian Government) , Privacy (Commonwealth Government), Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC), Tax File Numbers, Consumer Credit Reporting, Data Matching, eHealth Record System, Access to Non-government Information , Who is covered?, Government Contractors, Consumer Credit Information
Private Health Insurance Act 2007 (Cth), Legislation and contacts
Problem Gambling Family Protection Orders Act 2004 (SA), What can be ordered?
Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (Cth), Movable Cultural Heritage
Psychotropic Substances Act 1976 , Drug Offences
Public and Environmental Health Act 1987 , Water Pollution, Air Pollution
Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (Cth), Whistleblower protection
Public Intoxication Act 1984 , Arrest, Drinking alcohol, Being drunk in a public place
Public Sector (Honesty and Accountability) Act 1995 (SA) (SA), State Public Sector Workers
Public Sector Act 2009 (SA) (SA), Employment Laws & Contacts , State Public Sector Workers, Privacy
Public Sector Regulations 2010 (SA) (SA), State Public Sector Workers
Public Trustee Act 1995 (SA), Bankrupt Estates

R

Racial Discrimination Act 1975 , Summary of Discrimination Law , Racial discrimination, Racial hatred, Making a complaint, Equal Opportunity
Racial Vilification Act 1996 , Summary of Discrimination Law , Racial discrimination, Racial hatred
Real Property Act 1886 (SA), Land, Ending a Power of Attorney , Cancellation of a strata plan, Caveats, Common questions about fences
Residential Parks Act 2007 (SA), Private Rental , Residential Parks , Principal place of residence, Types of residential park agreements, Periodic or fixed term agreements? , Making a residential park agreement, What information needs to be provided to the resident? , Park Owners Rights and Responsibilities, Residents' Rights and Responsibilities, Bond and rent, Rent increases, Bond Refunds, Sub-letting and assignment, Ending an agreement, Notice required for ending the agreement, Terminating an Agreement, Rented Property, Personal Property, Disputes
Residential Parks Regulations 2007 (SA), Making a residential park agreement
Residential Tenancies Act 1995 (SA), Assistance from government agencies, Breastfeeding or Association with a Child, Private Rental , Tenancy agreements, Understanding a tenancy agreement, Leases, Terms of the agreement, Fixed term or periodic tenancies?, Shared tenancies, Subletting, Boarders and lodgers, Residential tenancy databases, Discrimination, Bonds, The landlord's right of entry, The landlord's obligations, The tenant's obligations, Repairs, Rent, Fixtures, Landlord ending a tenancy, Tenant ending a tenancy, Unacceptable conduct by a tenant, Breach of tenancy, Finalising a tenancy, Rooming Houses, House rules, Obligations of proprietors, Obligations of tenants, Rent increases, Termination of agreement, Tenancy issues, Conditions of tenancy, Community Housing, Community housing providers, Resolving disputes, Resolving Tenancy Disputes , Noise
Residential Tenancies Regulations 2010 (SA), Inspection sheets, Information sheets, Bonds, The landlord's right of entry, Fixtures, Community Housing
Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (SA), The contract, Resolving disputes between businesses, Leasing premises, State administrative appeals, Minor Civil Actions
Retirement Villages Act 1987 , Private Rental , Retirement housing
Road Traffic (Light Vehicle Standards) Rules 2013 (SA), Defect Notices , Air Pollution
Road Traffic (Miscellaneous) Regulations 2014 (SA), Compulsory blood tests, Defect Notices , Speeding
Road Traffic (Road Rules - Ancillary and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2014 (SA), Cyclists, Offences and Duties after Accidents, Seatbelts and child restraints
Road Traffic Act 1961 , Legal obligations after a motor vehicle accident , Drivers of motor vehicles, Causing death or harm by dangerous driving, Dangerous driving to escape police pursuit, Traffic Offences , Summary of Demerit Points, Alcohol, Drugs and Driving , Alcohol and drug penalties, Compulsory blood tests, Consuming alcohol after driving, Driving under the influence, Drug and alcohol assessment, Immediate loss of licence, Other effects of alcohol or drug driving, Prescribed concentration of alcohol, Refusing a breath test, Defect Notices , Driving Offences, Answering police questions, Careless driving (driving without due care), Cyclists, Dangerous driving, Dangerous driving to escape police, Excessive speed, Misuse of a motor vehicle, Offences and Duties after Accidents, Reckless driving causing injury or death, Speeding, Street Racing, Using a vehicle to commit a crime, Parking Offences , Pedestrian Offences , Disqualification, Clamping, impounding, seizure and forfeiture of vehicles, Licence disqualification, Grounds for withdrawal of expiation notices, Applying for review of expiation notices, Acts and Delegated Legislation

S

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth), Accidents at work, Commonwealth Government Employees, Who can claim?, Injury, Powers of the Tribunal, Veterans
Sale of Goods Act 1895 , Retention of Title Arrangements, What does a contract require? , Consumer Protection, Sale of Goods Act 1895 (SA), Implied conditions, Implied guarantees for goods, Damages and rescission, Action against the supplier
Second-hand Dealers and Pawnbrokers Act 1996 , Disadvantages of Bankruptcy, State administrative appeals, Second-hand dealers and pawnbrokers, Legal Consequences , Minor Civil Actions
Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995 , State administrative appeals, When a contract must be in writing , Assistance from government agencies, Minor Civil Actions
Security and Investigation Industry Act 1995 (SA) (SA), State administrative appeals, Legal Consequences
Serious and Organised Crime (Control) Act 2008 (SA), Aggravated offences, Serious and Organised Crime , Organised crime, declared organisations and criminal associations
Serious and Organised Crime (Unexplained Wealth) Act 2009 , Serious and Organised Crime , Unexplained wealth orders
Service and Execution of Process Act 1992 (Cth), Interstate warrants for unpaid fines
Sex Discrimination Act 1984 , Summary of Discrimination Law , Marital or domestic partnership status, Pregnancy, Family responsibilities, Breastfeeding or Association with a Child, Sex discrimination, Sexuality and chosen gender, Sexual harassment, Making a complaint, Equal Opportunity
Small Business Commissioner Act 2011 (SA), Resolving disputes between businesses
Small Business Commissioner Regulations 2012 (SA), Resolving disputes between businesses
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 (Cth), Centrelink, Clients' Responsibilities, Appeal process, Review by the Social Security Appeals Tribunal, Continuation of payment pending an outcome
Social Security Act 1991 (Cth), Small Amount Credit Contracts and Responsible Lending, Centrelink, Debt recovery, Write-off debts, Waiver
South Australian Housing Trust Act 1995 , Public Housing, Tenancy issues, Resolving disputes
South Australian Public Health (Notifiable and Controlled Notifiable Conditions) Regulations 2012 (SA), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
South Australian Public Health Act 2011 , What cannot be included, Water Pollution, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
Spent Convictions Act 2009 (SA), Criminal records, State offences
Stamp Duties Act 1923 , Two year time requirement - property disputes, Three year time requirement - State law matters
State Lotteries Act 1966 , Gambling
Strata Titles Act 1988 , Strata Titles, The strata corporation, Articles (Rules), Management committee, Strata managers, Unit holders, General meetings, Voting, Types of resolutions, Disputes, Common questions, Community Titles, By-laws (Rules), Converting from strata title, Common questions and answers, Neighbours and the Law , Noise
Strata Titles Regulations 2003 (SA), Strata Titles, Articles (Rules)
Student Assistance Act 1973 (Cth), Centrelink
Summary Offences (Weapons) Regulations 2012 (SA), Weapons, Weapons, Weapons prohibition orders, Confidentiality
Summary Offences Act 1953 (SA), Questioning, search and arrest, Giving name and address, People on licensed and regulated premises, Search and seizure, Arrest, Police arrest procedure, Security guards and others, Police powers after arrest, Police questioning and interviewing, Powers to search and examine, Bail, Enforcement of bail agreement, Weapons, Police powers, Being arrested, Videos and Films, Computer Games, Weapons, Payment by cheque, What is a Crime?, General Principles in Criminal Law , Common Offences , Humiliating or degrading filming, Stalking, cyber stalking and cyber bullying, Graffiti and bill posting, Bribing a police officer, False reports to the police, Unlawfully on premises, Playing games as to cause damage, Throwing missiles, Dumping rubbish, Offences on public transport, Prostitution, Indecency offences , Urinating or defecating in a public place, Tattooing, body modification and body piercing, Weapons, Powers to search for weapons, Weapons prohibition orders, Emitting excessive noise from a vehicle, Clamping, impounding, seizure and forfeiture of vehicles, Pornography, Possession or Sale of Equipment , Police Powers , Additional Offences , Serious and Organised Crime , Fortifications, Bringing the defendant to court, Forfeiture orders, Confidentiality , Trespassers , Laws Affecting Prisoners
Summary Procedure Act 1921 , Arrest, Child Protection Restraining Orders, Summary Offences, Minor Indictable Offences, Sexual Offences, Paedophile restraint orders, Bringing a defendant to Court , Laying a charge, Bringing the defendant to court, First appearance in Court, Bringing the person charged to Court , Preliminary Examination, Committal for sentence, Committal for trial, Court costs, Application to set aside an ex parte conviction, State Courts
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 (Cth), Superannuation
Supreme Court Act 1935 , Application for judicial review - State, State Courts
Supreme Court Bail Review Rules 1985 (SA), Review by the Supreme Court
Supreme Court Civil Rules 2006 , Application for judicial review - State, Appeals against conviction or sentence, Procedure, Civil Claims, District Court and Supreme Court, State Courts, Tribunals, Commercial and Other Mediation Services, Lawyers
Supreme Court Criminal Appeal Rules 1996 (SA), Right of appeal
Supreme Court Practice Directions 2006 (SA), Application for judicial review - State, Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Survey Act 1992 , Boundary Location , Encroaching Buildings
Survival of Causes of Action Act 1940 , Legal Actions
Swimming Pools (Safety) Act 1972 , Swimming pool fences

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Telecommunications Act 1991 (Cth), Telemarketing
Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations 2002 (Cth), Regulation of health products
Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (Cth), Regulation of health products
Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2007 (Cth), Regulation of health products
Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 (Cth), Regulation of health products
Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997 , Smoking, Cigarettes & tobacco
Trade Practices (Industry Codes - Franchising) Regulations 1998 (Cth), Buying a franchise
Transplantation and Anatomy Act 1963 (SA), Children under 16 years
Transplantation and Anatomy Act 1983 , Disposal of the Body, Organ Donation , Donation of a body, Next of Kin
Travel Agents Act 1986 , Travel Reforms
Trustee Act 1936 , Unincorporated associations, Duties of trustees

U

Unclaimed Goods Act 1987 , Finalising a tenancy, Abandoned goods
US Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act 2004 (Cth), The Copyright Act

W

Water Industry Act 2012 (SA), Complaints against energy and water suppliers, Water
Water Industry Regulations 2012 (SA), Water
Water Resources Act 1997 , Natural Resource Management
Whistleblowers Protection Act 1993 , South Australian Ombudsman, Whistleblowers Protection Act, Summary of Discrimination Law , Whistleblower protection, The employee's duty - co-operation, care and fidelity
Wilderness Protection Act 1992 , Nature Conservation , Wilderness, Cats
Wills Act 1936 , Wills, Who can make a will?, Vaild Wills, Changing a Will , Marriage, separation and divorce, Re-starting a will, Invalid wills, Partial intestacy and lapsed gifts
Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA), Breach of statutory duty, Safety legislation, Fines
Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 (SA), Safety legislation
Worker's Liens Act 1893 (SA), Giving notice of intention to sue, Workers Liens
Workers Compensation Tribunal Practice Directions 2009 (SA), Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Workers Compensation Tribunal Rules 2009 , Commercial and Other Mediation Services
Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 , What can be claimed?, Accidents at work, Workers Compensation, Three year time requirement - State law matters
Workplace Relations Act 1996 , General Protections (protected workplace rights)
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