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1. Northern Territory Law Handbook
CLC/Agency: Multiple agencies
Contact Person: Dorothy Fauls
Jurisdiction: NT
Date Added: 27-01-2017

The NT Law Handbook is an easy-to-read guide to law in the Northern Territory. This approach to providing the community with plain language information on a comprehensive range of legal topics has been developed by AustLII, the NT Legal Aid Commission and the Darwin Community Legal Service, with the support of the Law Society of the Northern Territory Public Purposes Trust. Over 70 people from the legal community, government and community agencies donated their time, expertise and effort to ensure that the text is up-to-date and accurate. All sections have links to the primary legislation and case law as well as further information, including contacts should you require legal advice. Simply browse and click on any of the more than 100 ...

2. The Queensland Law Handbook Online
CLC/Agency: Caxton Legal Centre
Contact Person: Camielle Donaghey
Jurisdiction: QLD Commonwealth
Date Added: 06-01-2017

The Queensland Law Handbook online is a comprehensive, plain-English legal resource designed to help you deal with your legal problems.

3. 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.

4. The Queensland Law Handbook
CLC/Agency: Caxton Legal Centre
Contact Person: Camielle Donaghey
Jurisdiction: QLD Commonwealth
Date Added: 19-12-2014

A plain-English guide to the law.

5. Seniors Legal and Support Service Factsheets
CLC/Agency: Caxton Legal Centre
Contact Person: Seniors Legal And Support Service
Jurisdiction: QLD
Date Added: 19-12-2014

Caxton has produced a series of eight fact sheet designed to address common legal issues for older people living in Queensland.

  1. Sharing a home with friends or family
  2. Financial gifts and loans
  3. Decision making and power of attorney
  4. Raising money from the family home
  5. Talking about fi...
6. Lawyers Practice Manual of Queensland
CLC/Agency: Caxton Legal Centre
Contact Person: Camielle Donaghey
Jurisdiction: QLD Commonwealth
Date Added: 19-12-2014

A loose-leaf subscription based manual aimed at lawyers.

This product is a narrative guide to the practice and procedure of law in Queensland. This compendium of law assists in achieving better and faster outcomes for practitioners in dealing with a variety of legal issues.

7. Everyday-Law Website
CLC/Agency: Victoria Law Foundation
Contact Person: Elisa Berg
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 01-12-2014

Everyday-Law has been developed to help Victorians better understand the law and their legal system by providing the best, easy-to-understand legal information in one spot.

You can search the site to:

  • better understand your legal issues
  • find someone who can help without breaking the bank
  • understand how Victorian courts and the legal system work
  • learn how to resolve disputes in and out of court
8. Victorian Legal Directory
CLC/Agency: Victoria Law Foundation
Contact Person: Elisa Berg
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 01-12-2014

'Have a Legal Question?' has been developed by Everyday-Law to help Victorians better understand the law and their legal system by providing the best, easy-to-understand legal information in one spot. The best everyday legal information in one place.

9. Victorian Law Help Directory
CLC/Agency: Victoria Law Foundation
Contact Person: Elisa Berg
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 01-12-2014

The Everyday-Law Online Directory is a comprehensive list of organisations that provide free or low-cost legal advice and information to Victorians on a wide range of issues. Use it to get the right help for your legal questions.

10. Girls Gotta Know
Contact Person: Susan Fahey
Jurisdiction: TAS
Date Added: 25-07-2013

Girls Gotta Know is both an app and a website that have been produced by the Women's Legal Service Tasmania to take legal knowledge and deliver it in a simple, easy to understand and up-to-date format to the young women of Tasmania.

11. New Migrant Education Program
CLC/Agency: Legal Services Commission of South Australia
Contact Person: George Hatzirodos
Jurisdiction: SA
Date Added: 07-02-2013

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...

12. Tasmanian Law Handbook Online
CLC/Agency: Hobart Community Legal Service
Contact Person: Jane Hutchison
Jurisdiction: TAS Commonwealth
Date Added: 06-02-2013

The Tasmanian Law Handbook (4th Edition) Online.

13. Northern Territory Schedule of Limitations
CLC/Agency: Darwin Community Legal Service
Contact Person: Gary O'Sullivan
Jurisdiction: NT
Date Added: 10-07-2012

The NT Schedule of Limitations is a guide for legal practitioners. The NT Schedule of Limitations covers a wide range of areas of the law - everything from personal injury, planning and environment, family law and consumer contracts.

14. Changing Your Administration Order
CLC/Agency: Mental Health Legal Centre
Contact Person: Fiona Seymour
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 21-12-2011

Administration orders are different from Guardianship orders, which cover health and lifestyle issues.

15. Not For Profit - Definition of Charity Submission
CLC/Agency: Peninsula Community Legal Centre
Contact Person: Andrea Staunton
Jurisdiction: Commonwealth
Date Added: 14-12-2011

Submission to the Commonwealth Treasury in response to the Definition of Charity Consultation Paper, October 2011.

16. Elder Abuse - Family Agreements
CLC/Agency: Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre
Contact Person: Scott Johnson
Jurisdiction: WA
Date Added: 01-08-2011

Northern Suburbs CLC's specialist legal service, the Older Peoples Rights Service, found that approximately 70% of their elder abuse cases involved Family Agreements.


The CLC conducted 23 workshops and offered community education on elder abuse: “Family Agreements and Elder Abuse”.

These sessions complemented the recently released topic sheet “Family Agreements: Knowing your Rights and responsibilities”, jointly produced publication with the Department for Communities.

17. Law Handbook - Education Portal
CLC/Agency: Fitzroy Legal Centre
Contact Person: Fabiola Superina
Jurisdiction: VIC Commonwealth
Date Added: 01-08-2011

A resource for Secondary and TAFE teachers with lessons examining current legal issues, a directory to a range of educational activities offered by the legal profession, and a selection of recommended educational websites.

18. Law Handbook
CLC/Agency: Fitzroy Legal Service
Contact Person: Fabiola Superina
Jurisdiction: VIC Commonwealth
Date Added: 01-08-2011

The online version of the annual handbook, including fact sheets, services directory and links.

19. LIP
CLC/Agency: St Kilda Legal Service
Contact Person: Emma Aascher
Jurisdiction: VIC
Date Added: 01-08-2011

A booklet with information on areas of law relating to sex work, including employment, taxation, family law, sexual harassment, victims of crime assistance, dealing with police and immigration

20. Transitions workshops
CLC/Agency: Prisoners Legal Service
Contact Person: Nigel Tukie
Jurisdiction: QLD Commonwealth
Date Added: 01-08-2011

The centre attended groups of prisoners in various prisons and ran sessions as part of the Transitions program, which is aimed at prisoners preparing for release. The Financial Counsellor talked about budgeting post release. The Solicitor talked about the parole application process, including developing a relapse prevention plan and reintegration plan.

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