Topic "Legal Issues" in Swahili - total 20 documentsTitle: 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: Buying a car
Summary: This information will help you make the right decisions when buying a car.
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: 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.
Summary: Door-to-door sales may include people who are trying to sell household goods, offering to do repairs to the house or asking you to change gas, electricity, telephone or internet providers.
Title: Kids in care 1 - 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 2 - going to the children's court
Summary: This brochure explains what will happen when Community Services remove your children from your care.
Title: Kids in care 3 - things have changed and I want my kids back - what can I do?
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 4 - the children's court made a decision I am unhappy about - what can I do?
Summary: This brochure explains how to make an appeal against a decision from the Children's Court.
Title: Kids in care 5 - what happens when my kids are in care?
Summary: The brochure explains what happens when the Court places your kids under the care of Community Services.
Title: Mobile phone contracts - tips for consumers
Summary: What you need to know and consider before and after you sign a mobile phone contract.
Title: Money management kit: for community settlement workers
Summary: The kit was developed for community settlement workers who work with new arrivals. It can also be used by teachers and welfare and healthcare professionals who provide general financial literacy education, or teach English as a second language. The money management kit contains factsheets, audio stories and photo stories. It includes the following topics: Household budgets, saving money, paying bills, contracts, insurance, debt, working in Australia, credits, types of credits
Title: Renting in Victoria: bonds (video)
Summary: This short video explains what a bond is when renting a property
Title: Renting in Victoria: condition reports (video)
Summary: This short video explains the purpose of a condition report when renting a property.
Title: Renting in Victoria: repairs (video)
Summary: This short video explains who has to pay for damage repairs and within what timeline when renting a property.
Title: Renting in Victoria: starting and ending a lease (video)
Summary: A short one minute video on how to start and end a lease when renting a property.
Title: Travelling con men
Summary: Travelling con men are dodgy tradesmen who knock on doors of homes and small businesses.
Title: What if you do not agree with a decision? (bilingual version)
Summary: If you do not agree with a decision about your entitlements, you have the right to ask for a review of the decision.
Title: Your shopping rights
Summary: If there is a problem with goods you have bought, the store may have to provide a replacement, refund, repair or other type of ‘remedy’. The type of remedy available depends on the problem.
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