Topic "Legal Issues" in Punjabi - total 30 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: About Consumer Affairs Victoria
Summary: Basic information and contact details about the services. Consumer Affairs Victoria is the state’s consumer affairs regulator. Their purpose is to help Victorians be responsible and informed traders and consumers.
Title: About the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
Summary: Australia likes to see itself as a fair country. Unfortunately, sometimes people are treated unfairly because of what they look like, where they come from or what they believe. In Victoria there are laws to protect people from unfair behaviour and the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission helps people who have been treated unfairly. Find out about your rights and how we can help you.
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: Avoiding scams
Summary: A scam is a trick developed by unscrupulous people to steal your money or personal information. This resource lists the types of scams and gives advice on how to protect yourself and what you can do to take action against scams.
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
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: Consent to disclose medical information (bilingual version)
Summary: This form is used to confirm that you consent to your treating health professionals and/or health providers disclosing relevant information about your disability or medical conditions to the Australian Government Department of Human Services (the department), or assessors engaged by the department.
Title: COVID-19 Employment rights
Summary: This fact sheet explains your right as an employee during the COVID-19 pandemic and where you can find further information and free legal advice.
Title: COVID-19 Family Violence
Summary: This fact sheet explains what to do if you experience family violence, how to obtain a family violence intervention order and where you can find further information and support and receive free legal advice.
Title: Current COVID-19 scams
Summary: Information on how scammers are using the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic to take advantage of people across Australia and the three main types of scams we are seeing.
Title: Fines Victoria
Summary: Information on your options if you've received an infringement fine or a fine from court in Victoria.
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: Information about elder abuse by Seniors Rights Victoria
Summary: Information, support, advice & education to help prevent elder abuse. Please select your language in the top menu to access translated information.
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: Know your rights
Summary: Easy English book about your rights.
Title: Making a complaint - Victoria Police
Summary: This information sheet explaints how to make a complaint about police.
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: Prejudice motivated crime (poster)
Summary: A poster that promotes reporting crimes motivated by hate or racism.
Title: Prejudice motivated crime (video)
Summary: Prejudice or hatred increases the severity of crime. It is an aggravating factor and can occur as part of any crime. It makes crimes more serious because they impact the broader community as well as the specific victim. Victoria Police takes prejudice motivated crime very seriously.
Title: Protect your personal information (video)
Summary: This guide provides information on protecting your personal information. It explains how scammers might steal personal information and outlines tips you can follow to make protecting your personal information part of your day.
Title: Reporting police misconduct is important in any language
Summary: To help reach more people in our community, IBAC now has videos explaining what police misconduct is and how to report it in Victoria. These videos are part of a growing suite of translated resources, helping to raise awareness of corruption, misconduct and what can be done about it across an increasingly multicultural Victoria. Fact sheets and complaint forms are also available for people wanting more information on IBAC, making a complaint or helping someone who wants to make a complaint.
Title: Steps 2 safety (fact sheet)
Summary: This fact sheet complements the steps 2 safety video that explains the Family Violence Intervention Order process in an easy to understand way.
Title: Steps 2 safety (video)
Summary: Steps 2 safety is a video explaining the Family Violence Intervention Order process in an easy to understand and accessible way.
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: Uluru statement from the heart in your language (podcast)
Summary: The Uluru Statement from the Heart outlines a way forward for recognising First Nations in Australia's Constitution. SBS radio - in consultation with the Uluru dialogue - is sharing the Uluru Statement from the Heart with multicultural communities by translating it into more than 60 languages, available now as a podcast and in written form.
Title: What happens now?
Summary: This short brochure explains the things you need to know immediately after the death of a loved one is reported to the coroner.
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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