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We provide a range of factsheets, publications and resources designed for young people or people working with young people for use in education sites, social services and community settings.

You can download our factsheets and publications below.

If you prefer to read text only, please click on the 'HTML version' option.

 

Please note: the material in these factsheets is a general guide only. It is not legal advice. For legal advice about your own particular situation we encourage you to call the Free Legal Help Line on 1300 366 424. The legal information was correct at the time of publishing, however may change without notice.

 

Young People and the Law Factsheets

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.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
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1.6mb
Bullying at School

Bullying at School

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

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
909kb
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.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
1.1mb
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.

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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
1.3mb
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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Published
01-02-2018
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1.3mb
Discrimination

Discrimination

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


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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
1.7mb
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.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
844kb
Families and the Law

Families and the Law

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

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
923kb
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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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
1.1mb
Health Stuff

Health Stuff

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

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Published
09-08-2018
PDF
1.1mb
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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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
826kb
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.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
934kb
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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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
1004kb
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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Published
11-05-2018
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1015kb
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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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
966kb
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 protective security officers.

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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
957kb
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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Published
01-02-2018
PDF
916kb
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'.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
1.2mb
Tattoos and Piercings

Tattoos and Piercings

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

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
1.4mb
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.

HTML version

Published
01-02-2018
PDF
882kb

Other publications

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
PDF
781kb
Got a Problem? Cards

Got a Problem? Cards

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
PDF
204kb
In Trouble With The Law? Brochure

In Trouble With The Law? Brochure

A brochure for young people explaining the legal support and advice offered by the Youth Legal Service at the Legal Services Commission.

Published
01-06-2014
PDF
3.3mb
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
PDF
506kb
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
20-06-2017
PDF
354kb
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
PDF
947kb
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
PDF
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
PDF
292kb
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
27-04-2017
PDF
588kb
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
PDF
346kb