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We have a range of legal information publications, including easy read guides, factsheets and booklets on a variety of topics.

Search, browse, view and print these publications below, by topic or by intended audience, or collect a copy from an office of the Legal Services Commission or ServiceSA.

Some of our publications are available to bulk order. To place a bulk order, please do so through the Online Order Form.   

For detailed information about the law, see also the Law Handbook and 24 Legal.

 

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Motor Vehicle Accident Kit

Motor Vehicle Accident Kit

This kit is designed to assist people who want to handle their own claim against another driver for the repairs to their vehicle as the result of an accident.
(32 page PDF download)

Published
30-04-2021
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2.6mb
Advance Care Directives Brochure

Advance Care Directives Brochure

An information brochure on what Advanced Care Directives are and what they are used for.

This brochure is available in English and 15 other languages.

 

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End of Life Planning Checklist and Worksheet

End of Life Planning Checklist and Worksheet

This resource supports those facing the end of their life by provding a checklist with reminders of tasks to be completed and a worksheet to collect the important information which is likely to be required by an executor or family members after the death of a loved one. 

Published
18-10-2022
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1.1mb
Enduring Power of Attorney Kit

Enduring Power of Attorney Kit

This kit is available to purchase at a cost of $22 (incl. GST). It contains a step by step guide to completing the forms, as well as answers to common questions.

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Power of Attorney Factsheet

Power of Attorney Factsheet

If you give another person your ‘power of attorney’, it simply means that you give that person the power to act on your behalf (for example, to buy and sell things for you or operate your bank account).

Published
31-05-2019
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Recipes for Living Well

Recipes for Living Well

The Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse brings together five agencies that support & protect older South Australians. Recipes for Living Well provides 3 how -to recipe cards covering the topics of Wills, Advance Care Directives and Power of Attorney.

Published
24-06-2019
PDF
913kb
Wills Factsheet

Wills Factsheet

This factsheet is for people considering making a will in South Australia. A will says who you want to get your property and possessions (your ‘estate’) when you die.

 

Published
30-11-2021
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588kb
Beware Door-to-Door Sales: What You Need to Know Factsheet

Beware Door-to-Door Sales: What You Need to Know Factsheet

A door-to-door sales person may knock at your home and try to sell you something or ask you to change your gas, electricity or telephone supplier. This factsheet explains the rules that sales people must adhere to, your consumer rights and where you can get further help.

Published
16-05-2012
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283kb
Do Not Knock Stickers

Do Not Knock Stickers

Keep unwanted door-to-door sellers away with the Do Not Knock sticker. When displayed in a prominent location it sends a clear message to salespeople – ‘you’re not welcome at this address.’

Published
16-05-2012
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115kb
Floods and Insurance Factsheet

Floods and Insurance Factsheet

This factsheet provides information about insurance for flood damage, how to go about lodging a claim with your insurer, what you can expect and where you can get more information and advice.

Published
14-11-2022
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180kb
Insurance Claims After a Disaster Booklet

Insurance Claims After a Disaster Booklet

This booklet is for people who have been affected by a disaster, such as a bushfire, storm or flood in South Australia. It oultines the steps to making an insurance claim following the disaster.

(20 page PDF download)

Published
29-11-2022
PDF
6.2mb
Unclaimed Goods Factsheet

Unclaimed Goods Factsheet

Unclaimed goods are things which have come into your possession but legally belong to someone else. If you sell or dispose of these goods without the owner’s consent you are committing a criminal offence.

Published
20-11-2018
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Adult Child Maintenance Factsheet

Adult Child Maintenance Factsheet

If you are over 18 years of age and are unable to support yourself because you are completing your education, you may be entitled to receive adult child maintenance from your parent(s).

Published
17-12-2020
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Child Support Factsheet

Child Support Factsheet

This factsheet is for separated parents who may be required to make payments to one another to financially support their children. It explains the child support scheme and how the amount of child support that is payable may be assessed and collected. 

Published
31-08-2020
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Drink Driving and the Law Factsheet

Drink Driving and the Law Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who have been charged with drink driving offences and people who want to learn more about these offences. It covers the different types of offences and provides answers to common questions.

Published
31-12-2021
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129kb
Drug Driving and the Law Factsheet

Drug Driving and the Law Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who have been charged with drug driving offences and people who want to learn more about these offences. It covers the different types of offences and provides answers to common questions.  

Published
31-12-2021
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309kb
Elder Abuse Prevention Video

Elder Abuse Prevention Video

This video explains the legal and other protections available to older people in South Australia who are at risk of or experiencing elder abuse.

Presented in both English and Auslan, with captions.

Funded by an Innovation Grant from the Commonwelath Attorney-General's Department.

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Going to Court Factsheet

Going to Court Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who have been charged with a criminal offence and have to attend a criminal law court. The civil and family courts have different rules.

Published
31-08-2017
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197kb
Guilty Plea Discounts

Guilty Plea Discounts

This factsheet is about guilty plea discounts for criminal matters in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts.

Published
30-11-2020
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166kb
Mandatory Visa Cancellation Kit

Mandatory Visa Cancellation Kit

This kit is for people who are not Australian citizens and who are serving a prison sentence, and whose visa has been, or may be, mandatorily cancelled.

Published
31-03-2022

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The Police and You Factsheet

The Police and You Factsheet

This factsheet is for anyone who has contact with police in South Australia. It explains how the police have wide powers and responsibilities and provides information about a person's legal rights.

Published
14-06-2018
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861kb
Bankruptcy Factsheet

Bankruptcy Factsheet

This factsheet is for people considering bankruptcy. It covers types of bankruptcy and alternatives, things to consider and where to get more assistance.

Published
23-02-2021
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Debts Factsheet

Debts Factsheet

Many of us go through a time when we cannot afford to repay money we owe. If you are being asked to pay money which you think you do not owe, you should seek help quickly to protect your rights.

Published
14-05-2020
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How to Recover a Debt Booklet

How to Recover a Debt Booklet

This booklet is a guide for recovering an established debt under $12,000, such as money owed for goods and services or money lent. It includes useful information about what steps to take to communicate with the debtor, what must be done before applying to court, and information about court rules and forms. 

(24 page PDF download)

Published
30-11-2022
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1.8mb
Mortgage Stress Handbook

Mortgage Stress Handbook

A practical guide for people having trouble with their mortgage.

Published by Legal Aid New South Wales & Financial Rights Legal Centre NSW
(96 page PDF download)

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De Facto Relationships Factsheet

De Facto Relationships Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who are in de facto relationships. A de facto relationship is one where two people who are not married live together as a couple on a genuine domestic basis.

Published
29-04-2022
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Family Advocacy and Support Service - FASS Flyer

Family Advocacy and Support Service - FASS Flyer

This flyer outlines the duty lawyer and social support services provided by the Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS). FASS is based at the Adelaide Registry of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

Published
20-09-2022
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190kb
Family Law and You Booklet

Family Law and You Booklet

This booklet explains family law basics and tells you what you have to do if you need to take legal action.
(32 page PDF download)

Published
29-08-2022
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4.8mb
Family Law Conferencing Brochure

Family Law Conferencing Brochure

This brochure is for people considering requesting a conference. Conferencing is a meeting between people involved in a family law dispute. Conferencing is a type of family dispute resolution. It can help you to resolve your dispute without going to court.

Published
31-01-2022
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Family Law Handbook and Service Directory

Family Law Handbook and Service Directory

This booklet outlines the services that make up the family law system. Contact details for the main support services and agencies, organised by location, are also provided and may be of benefit to you and your family.
 

Published by the SA Family Law Pathways Network.

Published
01-06-2018
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4.9mb
Family Law Telephone Conferences Factsheet

Family Law Telephone Conferences Factsheet

A Family Law Conference is a meeting between people involved in a family law dispute, assisted by a Chairperson. In some situations these discussions can occur via a telephone.

Published
30-04-2020
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Going to Court about your child's welfare? Easy Read Guide

Going to Court about your child's welfare? Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what to do if you are going to court about your child's welfare, including how to access the services available through the Legal Services Commission.

Published
08-11-2018
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499kb
Has your child been removed? Easy Read Guide

Has your child been removed? Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what you can expect after welfare authorities have removed your child, and how you can access legal advice and representation from the Legal Services Commission.

Published
06-08-2019
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580kb
Have you been directed to attend an assessment? Factsheet

Have you been directed to attend an assessment? Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who have been directed by the Department for Child Protection to attend a parenting capacity or drug and alcohol assessment. It sets out what they can expect and the penalties that may apply if they refuse or fail to attend an assessment.

Published
31-01-2019
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Having a Grandchild in Your Care Factsheet

Having a Grandchild in Your Care Factsheet

Are you a grandparent that is currently caring for a grandchild on a long term basis? Do you look after a grandchild for long periods of time? Are you raising a grandchild - or considering this? Then this factsheet is for you. 

Published
13-12-2012
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595kb
Property Dispute Resolution Conferencing Brochure

Property Dispute Resolution Conferencing Brochure

This brochure is for people who are considering applying for legal aid to participate in conferencing or who already have a conference scheduled. In the case of property dispute resolution conferencing, the aim is to work out the division of property between the parties without the need to go to court.

Published
11-11-2021
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Separated parenting and COVID-19 vaccinations for children factsheet

Separated parenting and COVID-19 vaccinations for children factsheet

This fact sheet has information about COVID-19 vaccinations for children and family law including when separated parents (or other caregivers) cannot agree on vaccinating their child.

Published
31-05-2022
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Should I supervise contact? Factsheet

Should I supervise contact? Factsheet

Supervised contact means that the Court wants a responsible third person present when a parent spends time with their child.

Published
28-10-2020
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Applying for an Intervention Order Factsheet

Applying for an Intervention Order Factsheet

This factsheet explains intervention orders (formerly known as restrianing orders), how to apply for them and the steps involved for those in need of protection. It also provides answers to common questions.

Published
23-09-2022
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Cyber Stalking and Cyber Harassment Factsheet

Cyber Stalking and Cyber Harassment Factsheet

This is a resource for domestic violence workers. It provides information about the potential legal responses to abuse via technology, such as cyber stalking and cyber harassment.

Published
22-02-2022
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368kb
Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Video

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Video

This video explains the legal and other protections available to women and girls in South Australia at risk of or experiencing domestic and family violence.

Presented in both English and Auslan, with captions.

Funded by an Innovation Grant from the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department.

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Family Violence and Cross-Examination Scheme Information Sheet

Family Violence and Cross-Examination Scheme Information Sheet

Where allegations of family violence are made in family law proceedings, personal cross-examination may be banned. This information sheet outlines when the ban applies and the legal representation available through the scheme.

Published
19-03-2019
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When there is an Intervention Order against You Factsheet

When there is an Intervention Order against You Factsheet

This factsheet provides information about intervention orders (formerly known as restraining orders) for defendants. It covers how orders are made, what conditions they can contain and how to dispute them. It also provides answers to common questions.

 

Published
26-11-2019
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258kb
Court and Tribunal Fee Waiver Guide

Court and Tribunal Fee Waiver Guide

A guide on how to apply for an exemption or waiver of court and tribunal fees. 
(35 page PDF download)

Published
31-10-2022
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465kb
Do you have a court date? Easy Read Guide

Do you have a court date? Easy Read Guide

Have you been charged with an offence? Do you have a court date? If yes, this easy read resource sets out what you need to do.

Published
27-07-2017
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111kb
Going to Court about your child's welfare? Easy Read Guide

Going to Court about your child's welfare? Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what to do if you are going to court about your child's welfare, including how to access the services available through the Legal Services Commission.

Published
08-11-2018
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499kb
Going to Court Factsheet

Going to Court Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who have been charged with a criminal offence and have to attend a criminal law court. The civil and family courts have different rules.

Published
31-08-2017
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197kb
Free Legal Help Easy Read Guide

Free Legal Help Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what to do if you have a legal problem, including what services are available at the Legal Services Commission and how to access them.

Published
20-06-2017
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373kb
Free Legal Help Flip Book

Free Legal Help Flip Book

Do you have a legal problem? This easy read resource shows there are many ways the Legal Services Commission can help. We can assist you when you visit one of our offices, when you call our Legal Helpline or online.

Published
28-07-2015
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593kb
Got a Problem? Card

Got a Problem? Card

Free to order double side colour cards - from our 'Got a problem?' campaign promoting the services provided by the Legal Services Commission.

 

Published
31-07-2013
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204kb
Got a Problem? Poster

Got a Problem? Poster

Free to order A-3 colour poster - a resource from our 'Got a Problem?' campaign promoting the services provided by the Legal Services Commission.

 

Published
31-07-2013
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Legal Assistance Guide

Legal Assistance Guide

This comprehensive guide gives useful contact details for the Legal Services Commission, Community Legal Services, Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement and other legal services in SA. Print on A3 paper for handy reference.

Published
01-07-2022
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111kb
Legal Health Check-Up Guide

Legal Health Check-Up Guide

This easy read legal health check can help you work out if you have a legal problem – it could be any kind of common problem ranging from fencing disputes to funeral policies to phone scams, as well as domestic violence matters, wills and workplace bullying. Individuals are encouraged to consider questions about their ‘legal health’ on this form, and if they identify any issues, to call ...
Published
20-06-2016
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225kb
Need Legal Help? Factsheet

Need Legal Help? Factsheet

This factsheet outlines the services provided by the Legal Services Commission of South Australia.

Published
29-04-2022
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Statutory Charge Factsheet

Statutory Charge Factsheet

This factsheet is for people who have accepted a grant of legal aid, and they or those they are financially associated with, own or are buying real estate. It sets out when a statutory charge may be applied to the real estate.

Published
10-12-2021
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Fences and the Law Booklet

Fences and the Law Booklet

The booklet answers common questions about dividing fences and explains the legal procedure you need to follow when you want to erect, replace or repair a boundary fence. 
(24 page PDF download)

Published
31-08-2022
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9.2mb
Noisy Neighbours Factsheet

Noisy Neighbours Factsheet

Noise from neighbours is a common source of nuisance, and for some people can be very upsetting. The main problems are caused by barking dogs, loud music or TV, shouting, banging doors and cars.

Published
02-03-2020
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Preventing Conflicts in the Modern Neighbourhood Booklet

Preventing Conflicts in the Modern Neighbourhood Booklet

A publication from Mediation SA providing advice and tips on being a good neighbour and how to resolve disputes.

**Please note Mediation SA is no longer operating. Uniting Communities Law Centre offers a mediation service and can be contacted on (08) 8342 1800.

Published
17-11-2015
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778kb
Retaining Walls Factsheet

Retaining Walls Factsheet

This factsheet outlines the law relating to retaining walls, including when development approval may be required, when notice must be given to neighbouring land owners, how costs may be apportioned, who is responsible for maintenance and how disputes may be resolved.

Published
31-05-2021
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Trees and the Law Booklet

Trees and the Law Booklet

The purpose of this booklet is to outline the law relating to tree problems between private neighbours and to suggest some practical ways in which problems may be avoided.
(20 page PDF download)

Published
31-10-2022
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4.2mb
Laws to protect people from sexual abuse Easy Read Guide

Laws to protect people from sexual abuse Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out the laws that protect people from sexual abuse and where help is available.

Published
20-06-2017
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494kb
Prevention of sexual exploitation of people with cognitive impairment - Factsheet

Prevention of sexual exploitation of people with cognitive impairment - Factsheet

This factsheet is for community workers and volunteers working with people with cognitive impairment. It provides information about laws from 30 March 2015 to better protect people with a cognitive impairment from sexual exploitation.

Published
20-06-2017
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255kb
Sex Consent and the Law Card

Sex Consent and the Law Card

Becoming sexually active is a big step. It is important that you understand your legal rights and obligations when it comes to sex – so you know where you stand.

Published
25-05-2017
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Sex, Consent and the Law

Sex, Consent and the Law

This factsheet explains laws to do with sex, consent and the law.

Published
25-03-2021
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Trusted Moments Postcard

Trusted Moments Postcard

Trusted Moments is a short film produced by the Legal Services Commission about risky behaviour. The promotional postcard highlights the website - www.trustedmoments.com.au - while a QR link opens the film trailer on your mobile.

Published
29-11-2012
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147kb
Trusted Moments Poster

Trusted Moments Poster

The poster resource for the Trusted Moments short film which was produced in 2012 by the Legal Services Commission Community Legal Education Unit. Additional support materials can be found on the www.trustedmoments.com.au website.

Published
26-11-2012
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292kb
Community Titles Booklet

Community Titles Booklet

This booklet provides information about community titles in South Australia, including information about the rights and responsibilities of owners.

(48 page PDF download)

Published
17-12-2021
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1.6mb
Strata Titles Booklet

Strata Titles Booklet

This booklet provides information about strata titles in South Australia, including information about the rights and responsibilities of owners.

(36 page PDF download)

Published
17-12-2021
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2.2mb

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Advance Care Directives Brochure

Advance Care Directives Brochure

An information brochure on what Advanced Care Directives are and what they are used for.

This brochure is available in English and 15 other languages.

 

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Law for You Booklet (Arabic)

Law for You Booklet (Arabic)

aRABIC

 

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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750kb
Law for You Booklet (Burmese)

Law for You Booklet (Burmese)

Burmese
 

(20 page PDF download)

 

Published
19-09-2022
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415kb
Law for You Booklet (Chinese)

Law for You Booklet (Chinese)

Chinese
 

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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678kb
Law for You Booklet (Dari)

Law for You Booklet (Dari)

Dari

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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772kb
Law for You Booklet (English)

Law for You Booklet (English)

A guide available in ten languages intended to assist new migrants learn about South Australian law and the services available to assist people with specific legal problems.


(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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471kb
Law for You Booklet (Hindi)

Law for You Booklet (Hindi)

Hindi

 


(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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531kb
Law for You Booklet (Khmer)

Law for You Booklet (Khmer)

Khmer

 

 

(20 page PDF  download)

Published
19-09-2022
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458kb
Law for You Booklet (Nepali)

Law for You Booklet (Nepali)

Nepali


 

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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380kb
Law for You Booklet (Persian)

Law for You Booklet (Persian)

Persian


 

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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668kb
Law for You Booklet (Spanish)

Law for You Booklet (Spanish)

Spanish

 

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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480kb
Law for You Booklet (Swahili)

Law for You Booklet (Swahili)

Swahili

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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458kb
Law for You Booklet (Thai)

Law for You Booklet (Thai)

Thai

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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525kb
Law for You Booklet (Urdu)

Law for You Booklet (Urdu)

Urdu

 

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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708kb
Law for You Booklet (Vietnamese)

Law for You Booklet (Vietnamese)

Vietnamese

(20 page PDF download)

Published
19-09-2022
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534kb
Advance Care Directives Brochure

Advance Care Directives Brochure

An information brochure on what Advanced Care Directives are and what they are used for.

This brochure is available in English and 15 other languages.

 

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Elder Abuse - There's No Excuse video

Elder Abuse - There's No Excuse video

This video highlights services that can assist and protect older South Australians. The five agencies whose services are outlined in the video are members of APEA, the Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse.

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Elder Abuse Prevention Video

Elder Abuse Prevention Video

This video explains the legal and other protections available to older people in South Australia who are at risk of or experiencing elder abuse.

Presented in both English and Auslan, with captions.

Funded by an Innovation Grant from the Commonwelath Attorney-General's Department.

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Knowing Your Rights

Knowing Your Rights

Knowing Your Rights – a Guide to the Rights of Older South Australians

Published
27-04-2018
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1.3mb
Recipes for Living Well

Recipes for Living Well

The Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse brings together five agencies that support & protect older South Australians. Recipes for Living Well provides 3 how -to recipe cards covering the topics of Wills, Advance Care Directives and Power of Attorney.

Published
24-06-2019
PDF
913kb
Do you have a court date? Easy Read Guide

Do you have a court date? Easy Read Guide

Have you been charged with an offence? Do you have a court date? If yes, this easy read resource sets out what you need to do.

Published
27-07-2017
PDF
111kb
Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Video

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Video

This video explains the legal and other protections available to women and girls in South Australia at risk of or experiencing domestic and family violence.

Presented in both English and Auslan, with captions.

Funded by an Innovation Grant from the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department.

Weblink
Elder Abuse Prevention Video

Elder Abuse Prevention Video

This video explains the legal and other protections available to older people in South Australia who are at risk of or experiencing elder abuse.

Presented in both English and Auslan, with captions.

Funded by an Innovation Grant from the Commonwelath Attorney-General's Department.

Weblink
Free Legal Help Easy Read Guide

Free Legal Help Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what to do if you have a legal problem, including what services are available at the Legal Services Commission and how to access them.

Published
20-06-2017
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PDF
373kb
Free Legal Help Flip Book

Free Legal Help Flip Book

Do you have a legal problem? This easy read resource shows there are many ways the Legal Services Commission can help. We can assist you when you visit one of our offices, when you call our Legal Helpline or online.

Published
28-07-2015
PDF
593kb
Going to Court about your child's welfare? Easy Read Guide

Going to Court about your child's welfare? Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what to do if you are going to court about your child's welfare, including how to access the services available through the Legal Services Commission.

Published
08-11-2018
PDF
499kb
Has your child been removed? Easy Read Guide

Has your child been removed? Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out what you can expect after welfare authorities have removed your child, and how you can access legal advice and representation from the Legal Services Commission.

Published
06-08-2019
PDF
580kb
How We Help - Multi-access legal assistance video

How We Help - Multi-access legal assistance video

This Auslan multi-access video produced by the Legal Services Commission outlines the legal support services offered by the Commission.

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Laws to protect people from sexual abuse Easy Read Guide

Laws to protect people from sexual abuse Easy Read Guide

This easy read resource sets out the laws that protect people from sexual abuse and where help is available.

Published
20-06-2017
PDF
494kb
Legal Health Check-Up Guide

Legal Health Check-Up Guide

This easy read legal health check can help you work out if you have a legal problem – it could be any kind of common problem ranging from fencing disputes to funeral policies to phone scams, as well as domestic violence matters, wills and workplace bullying. Individuals are encouraged to consider questions about their ‘legal health’ on this form, and if they identify any issues, to call ...
Published
20-06-2016
PDF
225kb
Need a lawyer? Easy Read Guide

Need a lawyer? Easy Read Guide

Are you under 18 years of age? Have you been charged with an offence? This easy read resource sets out what to do if you have been in court having been charged with an offence and you need a lawyer.

Published
21-11-2019
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287kb
Rights On Show Legal Education Resource Kit

Rights On Show Legal Education Resource Kit

RIGHTS ON SHOW is a legal education resource about rights with police. This resource has been specifically made for people with intellectual disability and cognitive impairment. The resource includes five photo stories, five easy read guides, an information factsheet and presenter notes.

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Alcohol and the Law

Alcohol and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with alcohol and young people.

 

Published
31-01-2022
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Bullying at School

Bullying at School

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with bullying at school.
 

Published
31-01-2022
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Buying Things

Buying Things

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with buying things and your consumer rights.
 

Published
31-01-2022
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931kb
Cigarettes and the Law

Cigarettes and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with cigarettes and young people.

 

Published
31-01-2022
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Complaints about the Police

Complaints about the Police

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains the process for making an official complaint about the police.

 

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31-01-2022
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Discrimination

Discrimination

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with discrimination.

 

Published
31-01-2022
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Drugs and the Law

Drugs and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with illegal drugs.

 

Published
31-01-2022
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Families and the Law

Families and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with families.

 

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31-01-2022
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Graffiti and the Law

Graffiti and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with illegal graffiti.

 

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31-01-2022
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Health Stuff

Health Stuff

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with health stuff, including going to the doctors.

 

Published
31-01-2022
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Living Independently

Living Independently

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with living independently, including leaving home and finding accomodation.

 

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31-01-2022
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Parties and the Law

Parties and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with parties, including information on gatecrashers, alcohol and drugs.

 

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31-01-2022
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Porn, Sexual Photos and Films

Porn, Sexual Photos and Films

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with porn and young people, sexually explicit images and films, and some other filming offences.

 

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31-01-2022
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Pregnancy and Getting Help

Pregnancy and Getting Help

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains the laws to do with pregnancy and has information about getting help.

 

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31-01-2022
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Public Transport and the Law

Public Transport and the Law

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with public transport and the law.

 

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31-01-2022
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Security Guards and Bouncers

Security Guards and Bouncers

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with guards, bouncers, and police security officers.

 

Published
01-12-2022
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Sex and Consent

Sex and Consent

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explainslaws to do with sex, consent and the law.

 

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31-01-2022
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Social Media

Social Media

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to with social media and self-incrimination. If you are looking for information on images and films, please see the factsheet 'Porn, Sexual Photos and Films'.

 

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31-01-2022
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Tattoos and Piercings

Tattoos and Piercings

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to do with tattoos and piercings.

 

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31-01-2022
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The Police and You

The Police and You

This factsheet is for young people and their workers. It explains laws to with the police including details on giving personal details, searches, and arrest.

 

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31-01-2022
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Community Legal Education for Young People & Workers Poster

Community Legal Education for Young People & Workers Poster

The Community Legal Education for Young People and Workers poster - is available now online - or you can source this resource via our Publications Order page.

Published
21-10-2014
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Free Legal Help for Students Poster

Free Legal Help for Students Poster

The Free Legal Help for Students Poster is available for download online.

Published
16-02-2021
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Got a Problem? Card

Got a Problem? Card

Free to order double side colour cards - from our 'Got a problem?' campaign promoting the services provided by the Legal Services Commission.

 

Published
31-07-2013
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Legal Health Check

Legal Health Check

This legal health check can help you work out if you have a legal problem. Some legal probelms won't go away by themselves and it is a good idea to get some legal advice about these problems.

Published
15-05-2018
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Need a lawyer? Easy Read Guide

Need a lawyer? Easy Read Guide

Are you under 18 years of age? Have you been charged with an offence? This easy read resource sets out what to do if you have been in court having been charged with an offence and you need a lawyer.

Published
21-11-2019
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Sex Consent and the Law Card

Sex Consent and the Law Card

Becoming sexually active is a big step. It is important that you understand your legal rights and obligations when it comes to sex – so you know where you stand.

Published
25-05-2017
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Trusted Moments Postcard

Trusted Moments Postcard

Trusted Moments is a short film produced by the Legal Services Commission about risky behaviour. The promotional postcard highlights the website - www.trustedmoments.com.au - while a QR link opens the film trailer on your mobile.

Published
29-11-2012
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Trusted Moments Poster

Trusted Moments Poster

The poster resource for the Trusted Moments short film which was produced in 2012 by the Legal Services Commission Community Legal Education Unit. Additional support materials can be found on the www.trustedmoments.com.au website.

Published
26-11-2012
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What do These Legal Words Mean? Factsheet

What do These Legal Words Mean? Factsheet

A basic dictionary of common criminal law words for young people.

Published
01-07-2022
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186kb
You Have Legal Rights Too Poster

You Have Legal Rights Too Poster

Having legal hassles? We can help. You have legal rights too. A poster resource for young people.

Published
30-08-2018
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