Topic "Legal Issues" in Chinese (simplified) - total 61 documentsTitle: A guide for faith communities on the reportable conduct scheme
Summary: This information sheet explains what the reportable conduct scheme is and the requirements of religious organisations. It also lists the reportable allegations and the reporting procedure.
Title: A guide to bail
Summary: Being on bail means you are not in gaol as you wait for your case to be heard. This brochure will help you understand bail and how to apply for bail.
Title: Are you disqualified from driving?
Summary: NSW introduced laws in 2017 that give police stronger powers to improve public and road safety and aim to reduce reoffending by introducing new ways for people to return to lawful driving.
Title: Are you having problems with your home mortgage?
Summary: This fact sheet explains what you can do if you have problems with your home loan repayments.
Title: Are you on a treatment order?
Summary: A treatment order is a legal document that allows a hospital or mental health clinic to give you treatment for a mental illness. While you are on an order, you lose some of your rights and freedoms. You may have to stay in hospital. You can be given treatment even if you do not agree to it.
Title: Australian Financial Complaints Authority
Summary: The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) independently assists consumers and small businesses to make and resolve complaints about financial firms. This website provides some key information you need to know before you make a complaint to AFCA.
Title: Being exploited at work? Know your rights: Serious exploitation at work may be a crime
Summary: Bad treatment at work can be a crime. Slavery, forced labour, human trafficking, and debt bondage are all crimes in Australia. For more information or access to free confidential legal assistance please contact Anti-Slavery Australia.
Title: Can I get legal aid? (Video)
Summary: Do you have questions about grants of legal aid? Watch our new animated video to find out more.
Title: Character references-how they can help you if you are going to court
Summary: This pamphlet explains how character references can help you if you are going to court.
Title: Charged with driving without a valid licence?
Summary: This brochure explains what to do when you are pleading guilty to charges of driving while unlicensed, suspended, cancelled or disqualified.
Title: Charter of Aged Care Rights
Summary: This booklet informs you of your rights as an aged care consumer and how you can exercise them. It also includes some information about your responsibilities as an aged care consumer.
Title: Child support service - help for people with child support problems
Summary: This brochure explains how Legal Aid NSW's Child Support Service can help both paying and carer parents with child support matters.
Title: Children's court for young people
Summary: This information sheet explains what the children's court does.
Title: Collection of personal information for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) service providers collect personal information for the Department of Education and Training. The information collected could be disclosed to other agencies or organisations. This information lists the organisations that have access to your data.
Title: Complaints und the Racial Discrimination Act: Fact sheet
Summary: The Racial Discrimination Act makes it against the law to treat you unfairly because of your race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin or immigrant status. This fact sheet explains when the law is used, what racial discrimination and racial hatred are, when the offensive behaviour is against the law and what you can do if you experience discrimination or racial hatred.
Title: Cosmetic Injectables - when things go wrong (Video with subtitles)
Summary: Have you had a cosmetic procedure that's gone wrong and don't know what to do about it?
Title: Drink driving charges and you: what to do if you are pleading guilty to a drink driving charge
Summary: This brochure explains what to do if you are pleading guilty to a drink driving charge.
Title: Drugs, driving and you: what to do if you are pleading guilty to a drug-related driving charge in the local court
Summary: What you should know if you have been charged with a drug-related driving offence and how you can prepare for the court case.
Title: Employment problems
Summary: This fact sheet lists the main legal issues that can occur at your workplace.
Title: Get legal help (eSafety Women Guide 5)
Summary: You can get legal help if technology is being used to abuse, control or frighten you. This guide explains what behavour is illegal, how to collect evidence and where you can get legal advice.
Title: Helping your family financially? Understand the risks
Summary: It can be a worry for older people when they see their adult children struggling financially. Before you decide to help you should be aware of the risks involved - expecially if your home is all you have.
Title: Introduction to the reportable conduct scheme
Summary: This factsheet summarises what type of conduct needs to be reported, who the scheme applies to, what the organisations' obligations are and what the head of an organisation needs to do and within what time frame.
Title: Kids can drown without a sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titled "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS). This brochure raises awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.
Title: Kids in care - community services want to talk about my kids- what will happen? 1
Summary: This brochure explains what will happen when Community Services want to talk about your children.
Title: Kids in care - going to the childrens court 2
Summary: This brochure explains what will happen when Community Services remove your children from your care.
Title: Kids in care - the childrens court made a decision I am unhappy about - what can I do? 4
Summary: This brochure explains how to make an appeal against a decision from the Children's Court.
Title: Kids in care - things have changed and I want my kids back - what can I do? 3
Summary: If you think things have changed since the Children’s Court made orders, you can make an application to the Children’s Court for the orders to be changed (‘variation’) or cancelled (‘rescission’). These are called ‘section 90’ applications.
Title: Kids in care - what happens when my kids are in care? 5
Summary: The brochure explains what happens when the Court places your kids under the care of Community Services.
Title: Know your rights
Summary: Easy English book about your rights.
Title: Making a complaint - Health Complaints Commissioner
Summary: You have the right to access safe, quality healthcare and to be treated with respect. Raising your concerns when this doesn’t happen protects your rights and can improve the health system for all Victorians. How can I launch a complaint with the Health Complaints Commissioner?
Title: Making a complaint - Victoria Police
Summary: This information sheet explaints how to make a complaint about police
Title: My health records - my rights
Summary: What are my rights? Under Victorian law, you have the right to know what health information is held about you, how and why it was collected and what it’s being used for. You can ask to see your health information and change it if it’s incorrect. You can also ask to have your health information sent to another health service provider. If these requests are refused, you deserve a written explanation.
Title: My healthcare right: Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (2nd edition)
Summary: This is the second edition of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights. These rights apply to all people in all places where health care is provided in Australia. The Charter describes what you or someone you care for, can expect when receiving health care.
Title: Overview of the Child Safe Standards
Summary: This is an overview of the purpose of the Commission for Children and Young People and explains the principles of the the Child Safe Standards, what they are and how to implement them.
Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your life
Summary: If you get sick or injured and can't make decisions, you can choose someone who can make decisions for you by making an 'enduring power of attorney'. For example, as you get older, you might need help to go to the bank or to get aged care services.
Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your medical treatment
Summary: If you can't make a medical treatment decision because you are very sick the law says who can make this decision for you. If you want to choose who can make medical treatment decisions for you fill in the 'appointment of medical treatment decision maker' form.
Title: Planning ahead -tools for your future legal, health and financial decisions
Summary: Replace a will, make a power of attorney, appoint an enduring guardian
Title: Police powers - your right and responsibilities
Summary: Police have a lot of powers to help them carry out their work. Most of these powers are set out in legislation. The following information may help you to understand these powers and what rights and responsibilities you have in different situations about arrest, searching people and their property, public disorder, move along directions, detention of intoxicated persons, seizing goods and more.
Title: Primary victims applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Primary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.
Title: Protecting your privacy
Summary: Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is the state’s leading public oral health agency. DHSV is accountable through its Board of Directors to the Victorian Minister for Health. This brochure has been produced to help you understand your rights and why information is collected about you and/or your child.
Title: Questions you should ask your lawyer
Summary: This pamphlet answers the 10 most commonly asked questions people ask dealing with lawyers.
Title: Related victims applicant brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Related Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal
Title: Secondary victim applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Secondary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal
Title: So you want the violence to stop - Advice about domestic violence and help at court
Summary: This information sheet explains what an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is and explains some of the terminology used in court in relation to Domestic Violence (DV).
Title: Taking children's rights seriously: an overview (bilingual fact sheet)
Summary: This fact sheet provides a short overview on the child safety standards and the laws that require organisations to report any allegations that one of their workers or volunteers has abused a child and do an investigation.
Title: Talking together (Video with English subtitles)
Summary: This video contains consumer rights information including scamming, signing a contract, making a complaint and service hire. It has been co-designed with the community
Title: The Tribunal (VCAT)
Summary: The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Residential Tenancies List) hears disputes between landlords and tenants. It is not a court, but it is able to make decisions that can be legally enforced. It is intended to be informal and cheap, and to resolve disputes quickly and fairly
Title: Variation applications brochure
Summary: Brochure outlining how to make an application for variation of an award after receiving an award of assistance from Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.
Title: Victoria Legal Aid help card
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid help card outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.
Title: Victoria Legal Aid help poster
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid poster outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 1. Assessment order
Summary: An Assessment Order allows a psychiatrist to examine you to decide if you have a mental illness. This statement is about the legal rights and entitlements of persons on Assessment Orders.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 3. Treatment order
Summary: A Treatment Order is made by the Mental Health Tribunal. A Treatment Order allows a psychiatrist to give you compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you do not want it. A psychiatrist is a doctor who knows a lot about helping people with mental illness.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 4. Secure treatment order
Summary: A secure treatment order has been made for you because you were in prison or other place of confinement and you need immediate treatment for serious mental illness to stop your illness getting worse or to stop you from being seriously hurt or seriously hurting someone else. A secure treatment order allows you to be taken from prison or other place of confinement to a hospital so you can be given compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you don’t want it. While you are in hospital you are a security patient. This booklet provides information about Secure Treatment Orders and your legal rights and entitlements under the Mental Health Act 2014.
Title: What do I need to know before moving in (private rental and share houses) Student housing
Summary: Overview on tenants rights and duties before moving into a rental property.
Title: What do I need to know before moving in? (rooming houses) Student housing
Summary: Overview on your rights and duties when renting a room.
Title: Which housing option is right for me? Student housing
Summary: The housing option that best suits your needs will depend on a range of factors, most of which are practical (such as the cost). However before you sign anything, it is worth taking the time to consider the legal status of each accommodation type, as this could help you make your final choice.
Title: Who will decide for you if you can't decide for yourself? Think about planning ahead
Summary: This information sheet explains how you can plan ahead in case you lose capacity to make your own decision one day.
Title: Why make a will?
Summary: This information sheet explains what a will is - why you should have one and the legal aspects of it..
Title: Working in Australia: workplace rights overview
Summary: All employees working in Australia have the same workplace rights including migrant workers and visa holders. This is a website addressing rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. It contains information on pay, holiday and other leave entitlements, starting and ending a job, fair work statement plus a video about working in Australia.
Title: Your right to lead and take part
Summary: Easy English book about your right to take part in all areas of life.
Title: Your right to make choices
Summary: An Easy English book about your right to make choices
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