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Law Handbook Online

Subtitle A practical guide to the law in Victoria

The Law Handbook Online is a free online resource for the community to better understand their legal rights on over 90 common legal issues. The website is found at and it is easy to use, has search facilities and is written in plain English. The website also has links and contacts to all community legal centres and community and government services.

CLC/Agency Fitzroy Legal Service
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Area of Law
  • Accidents, compensation & insurance
  • Arrest, bail and going to court
  • Business
  • Cars and driving
  • Children and young people
  • Consumers
  • Copyright and intellectual property
  • Courts
  • Crime and offences
  • Debt and credit
  • Environment
  • Family law and relationships
  • Family or domestic violence
  • Going to court
  • Housing and land
  • Lawyers and the legal system
  • Media and internet law
  • Neighbours
  • Pensions and allowances
  • Police powers
  • Prisoners
  • Taxation and superannuation
  • Victims
  • Wills, estates and planning ahead
  • Children and young people
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • Consumers
  • Educational institution
  • Lawyers
  • Local government
  • Commonwealth
  • VIC
Method of Delivery
  • Website, social media or application
Project Type
  • Community Legal Education
Project uploaded to CLEAR 20th September 2011
Contact Person Fabiola Superina
Contact Position Unpdate Editor
Contact Email
Contact Phone (03) 9419 3744
Production/Delivery Date 23/06/2009
Cost Approx $80,000 per year
Evaluation Not Stated
Edition 34th edition

The Law Handbook is a long standing community publication that began in 1975 and in 2007 it went on line as a subscription based website and in 2009 it was made free to the public.



Sponsor / Partner Agencies

Legal Services Board and Law and Equity Department of Justice Victoria

Review Date 20th September 2012

Disclaimer: Laws and policies are often changing. We encourage you to check the currency of any laws or policies referenced in the above CLEAR project.

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