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1. Diverse sexuality, gender identity and discrimination law in Queensland
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid Queensland
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 03-11-2017

Legal Aid Queensland held a free webinar for community, health and education workers on Diverse sexuality, gender identity and discrimination law in Queensland. The session covers: • an overview of discrimination law and how it relates to people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and other sexuality and gender diverse people and communities • practical tips for case workers if your client is experiencing discrimination • getting help from ADCQ and Legal Aid Queensland.

2. Gippsland Legal Assistance Forum
CLC/Agency: Gippsland Legal Service
Contact Person: Bruce Mapperson
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 22-06-2017

Aims of Gippsland Legal Assistance Forum 1. To act as a contact point for legal services assisting disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals in the region; 2. To provide a forum to enable legal services and communities of interest to exchange information and identify local issues requiring support or response; 3. To build the capacity of legal services across the region, and 4. To coordinate the promotion of legal services and the delivery of community legal education across the region. Strategy We will meet these aims by: • Being the recognised central point of legal services in Gippsland. Where possible and appropriate, collating information, research and projects which support the aims of GLAF; • Encouraging organisations to...

3. LawInfoNT
CLC/Agency: Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission
Contact Person: Dorothy Fauls
Jurisdiction: NT
Date Added: 27-01-2017

LawInfoNT is a website with plain language information about the law for people in the Northern Territory. You can read, watch, listen or look at information; get information in different languages; and find a legal service near you.

4. Youth in Action – Family Violence Hand Out
CLC/Agency: St Kilda Legal Service
Contact Person: Suzan Gencay
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 16-01-2017

Take the Relationship Quiz St Kilda Legal Service with the Gender Equity Steering Committee, (including the City Of Port Phillip, Stonnington City Council, Women’s Health in the South East and Bentleigh Bayside Community Health) have produced this fantastic handout for young people about Family Violence. Take the Relationship Quiz and find out if his behaviour is OK?

5. Cycle of Violence - Family Violence Resource Kit
CLC/Agency: ARDS Aboriginal Corporation
Contact Person: David Suttle
Jurisdiction: NT
Date Added: 21-12-2016

This resource kit aims to improve Yolŋu understanding of the dynamics of family violence using a unique metaphor developed in partnership with Yolŋu – traditional knowledge about the cycle of the seasons. The resources encourage people to reflect on what action they can take to keep their children and families safe. They will be of benefit to Yolŋu workers and services more broadly when they are working with Yolŋu. The CD contains a series of radio plays describing each phase of the cycle of violence. The poster is a large laminated A1 size perfect for group settings and provides a visual representation of this, with icons of people, fauna, flora and atmospheric phenomenon according to the Yolngu cycle of season...

6. The Plain English Legal Dictionary
CLC/Agency: ARDS Aboriginal Corporation
Contact Person: Howard Amery
Jurisdiction: NT
Date Added: 21-12-2016

This Legal Dictionary contains over 300 legal terms explained in plain English. This vital resource helps lawyers, police, judges and other legal staff to communicate with Indigenous people who do not speak English as a first language. The plain English descriptions provide meaningful and clear ways to discuss complex legal topics.

7. ‘THIEF’ Mock Trial
CLC/Agency: Barwon Community Legal Service
Contact Person: Jillian Chapman
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 24-11-2016

We ran a mock trial for year 11-12 students at Geelong Court House.

8. Below the belt
CLC/Agency: Victoria Legal Aid
Contact Person: Community Legal Education
Jurisdiction: ACT WA NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC Commonwealth
Date Added: 09-09-2016

Victoria Legal Aid, in partnership with five legal aid commissions and two community legal centres, developed and released a native Android app called 'Below the belt'. The app was for young people and covered age of consent, consent, cyber-bullying and sexting.

9. Young people
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 22-07-2016

Legal rights for young people - poster.

10. Youth wallet card
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 22-07-2016

Youth wallet card.

11. LAQ's service promise to children and young people
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 22-07-2016

Legal Aid Queensland's service promise to children and young people.

12. Young people (young male)
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 22-07-2016

Poster for young people.

13. Guys Gotta Know
CLC/Agency: Women's Legal Service Tasmania
Contact Person: Kim Woolley
Jurisdiction: TAS
Date Added: 19-05-2016

A plain English, modern and relevant website for young Tasmanian men seeking information about issues relevant to them, both legal and non-legal.

14. What is an Independent Children's Lawyer? (ICL)
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 06-05-2016

The Independent Children’s Lawyer will present information to the court about your child’s welfare and views.

15. What happens when your parents go to court? For children
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 06-05-2016

A judge will help your parents make decisions about what’s best for you.

16. What happens when your parents go to court? For teenagers
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 06-05-2016

A judge will help your parents make decisions about what’s best for you.

17. What are your rights while in care?
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 15-04-2016

This publication tells you what some of your rights are while in care.

18. What to expect when you go to the Children's Court
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 15-04-2016

If you go along to the Childrens Court, you can expect to see the magistrate, someone from Child Safety Services, your parents and lawyers. If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, there may be someone from a Recognised Entity. This resource has been developed as part of the Childrens Court Participation Project. It is intended to be used with children and young people aged 10 to 17 years by child safety officers, lawyers and youth workers.

19. Having your say in the Children's Court for young people in care
CLC/Agency: Legal Aid QLD
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 15-04-2016

This resource has been developed as part of the Childrens Court Participation Project. It is intended to be used with children and young people aged 10 to 17 years by child safety officers, lawyers and youth workers.

20. Child protection and the Children's Court
Contact Person: Katherine Bowden
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 15-04-2016

Child protection law aims to make sure you are safe from ‘harm’ – harm can mean your body being hurt, or your feelings being hurt, or that you are not being looked after properly.

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