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Title

New Migrant Education Program

Subtitle Australian Laws
Abstract

The Legal Services Commission of South Australia provides legal information sessions to all new migrants living in South Australia. Presentation topics include but are not limited to:

  • Legal Advice / Court Systems
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Housing
  • Child Protection
  • Government Departments
  • Family Law
  • Driving /Motor Vehicles
  • Family Violence
  • Discrimination
  • Parenting Rights and Responsibilities, and 
  • Consumer Law. 

LSCSA also provides cultural awareness sessions to service providers on 'tips and traps in working with new migrants'.

The choice of the topic for presentation is dictated by the need of the community or the group, and the program runs in a flexible manner to cater for the needs of all, including after hours and on weekends.

CLC/Agency Legal Services Commission of South Australia
URL http://www.lsc.sa.gov.au
Alternate URL http://www.lsc.sa.gov.au/cb_pages/new_migrant_education_program.php
Categories Click to expand[+]
 
Area of Law
  • Accidents, compensation & insurance
  • Arrest, bail and going to court
  • Business
  • Cars and driving
  • Children and young people
  • Consumers
  • Courts
  • Crime and offences
  • Debt and credit
  • Discrimination and human rights
  • Family law and relationships
  • Family or domestic violence
  • Going to court
  • Government
  • Health
  • Housing and land
  • Immigration and refugees
  • Lawyers and the legal system
  • Neighbours
  • Police powers
  • Taxation and superannuation
  • Victims
  • Work and employment
Audience
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • Educational institution
  • Men
  • New Arrivals and/or Refugees
  • Parents
  • People experiencing family or domestic violence
  • People from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Women
Jurisdiction
  • SA
Method of Delivery
  • Community consultation
  • Establish network
  • Powerpoint presentation
  • Public Event
  • Translation or work with interpreters
  • Website, social media or application
  • Workshop/s, seminar or forum
Project Type
  • Community Legal Education
Project uploaded to CLEAR 7th February 2013
Contact Person George Hatzirodos
Contact Position Team Leader
Contact Email George.Hatzirodos@sa.gov.au
Contact Phone (08) 84633519
Languages The program has one select contact card translated into Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Khmer, Kirundi, Kurdish, Nepali, Persian, Philipino, Polish, Russian and Serbian
Evaluation Not Stated
Notes

The Program will be known as "Migrants Information and Legal Education" (MILE).

 

As this project has exceeded its review date it is recommended that the author/au

Review Date 7th February 2014

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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