Topic "Legal Issues" in Vietnamese - total 83 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: 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: After you have separated: making arrangements about the children
Summary: This fact sheet has information on the law in Australia and making arrangements for the children after you have separated.
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: 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: 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: Buying a car
Summary: This information will help you make the right decisions when buying a car.
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: 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: Complaint management policy
Summary: This information sheet explains how to lodge a complaint to Public Transport Victoria.
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: 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: 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: Dividing property after you have separated
Summary: This fact sheet has information on making an agreement or going to court, and how your property may be divided by the court. You will also find information on where to get help.
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: Fines Victoria
Summary: Information on your options if you've received an infringement fine or a fine from court in Victoria.
Title: Get help
Summary: This fact sheet contains contact details on who to contact to answer your questions about discrimination, sexual harassment, victimisation, racial or religious vilification, equal opportunity or human rights and where you can report if something happened and make a complaint.
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: Going to court
Summary: This booklet explains what to do if you have received a Court Attendance Notice for a criminal offence and have to go to a NSW Local Court.
Title: How to know if it's a scam (bilingual version)
Summary: A scam is designed to trick you into giving away your money or personal information. This guide explains how to tell the difference between scams and genuine contact from Centrelink.
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: Information about Tenants Victoria
Summary: Tenants Victoria is a free and confidential service for people renting a home in Victoria. They provide information and advice in many languages to help tenants help themselves. Tenants Victoria (Tenants Victoria) can: - help you complete forms or agreements related to your rental - advise you on specific problems, eg. repairs, rent increases - negotiate and advocate on your behalf with your landlord or real estate agent - assist or represent you at the VCAT (Civil and Administrative Court of the State of Victoria) - talk to your community group about tenant rights.
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 1 - community services want to talk about my kids- what will happen?
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: 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: Making a complaint to the Ombudsman
Summary: The Commonwealth Ombudsman investigates complaints about the administrative actions of Australian Government entities and prescribed private sector organisations.
Title: Making a complaint with the Victorian Department of Health
Summary: If you are dissatisfied with any service provided, contracted, funded or regulated by the Department of Health you can make a complaint. This fact sheet explains the process you can follow on making the complaint.
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: 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: Older people - 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: Older people - 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: 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: Police powers
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: 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: Primary victims applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Primary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.
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: 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: 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: Safe at home: what can I do about family violence?
Summary: This booklet is about family violence intervention orders. It can help you, or someone you know who has experienced violence at home.
Title: Secondary victim applicants (brochure)
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Secondary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.
Title: Separation and divorce
Summary: This fact sheet contains information on what you need to do, your rights and responsibilities and where to get help.
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: Stay wise to scams and lies (video)
Summary: Scams and misinformation may look real, but they’re designed to fool us all. Don’t get caught out. Stay wise to scams and lies. Find out more at www.scamwatch.gov.au.
Title: Supreme Court bail
Summary: Being on bail means you are not in jail as you wait for your case to be heard. This brochure explains when you can get bail and the things you should know before you apply to the Supreme Court for bail.
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 first step: getting help to reach agreement with the other parent
Summary: This fact sheet is for parents who are no longer in a relationship together, or are thinking about separating. It has information for parents making decisions about the children's future. There are services that can help separated parents try to agree about the children. This is called family dispute resolution.
Title: The little black book of scams
Summary: The Little Black Book of Scams is recognised internationally as an important tool for consumers and small businesses to learn about scams including the most common scams to watch out for, the different ways scammers can contact you, the tools scammers use to trick you the warning signs. how to protect yourself, and where you can find help.
Title: Transport fine information
Summary: This fact sheet explains when a fine will be issued, the procedure and the amount you will have to pay if you do not have a valid ticket when travelling on Victorian Public Transport.
Title: Travelling con men
Summary: Travelling con men are dodgy tradesmen who knock on doors of homes and small businesses.
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: Underquoting: new laws help home buyers decide if the price is right
Summary: New underquoting laws aim to keep agents honest and give buyers a fair go in an open and transparent property market.
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. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
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. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
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. Please note the English and translated versions of the statement differ in their format and content. The statements of rights will be reviewed following the final recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health services.
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: 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: What you should know about scams and how to protect yourself
Summary: Scams target people of all backgrounds, ages and income levels across Australia. Find out how to protect yourself from scams in your language.
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: 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: Working with your lawyer
Summary: This fact sheet offers tips to help you to develop and maintain a positive and productive relationship with your lawyer.
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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