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AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS

COMMISSION

http://www.hreoc.gov.au/about/index.html

 

 

 

BEGINNING A LIFE IN AUSTRALIA

http://www.immi.gov.au/living-in-australia/settle-in-australia/beginning-life/

Chapter 7 Page 29(English Version) is a great summary of AUSTRALIAN LAW.

(Also available in 37 other languages).

 

FREE LEGAL-NSW

http://www.freelegal.com.au/nsw/index.html#2 

 The Law Online - legislation, judgments, journal articles

  1. Self-Help - self-help kits, practical legal information, explanations about the law
  2. Service Providers - community legal centres, non-profit service providers, free legal services, solicitors
  3. The Courts - court hierarchy, links to court and tribunal websites
  4. Parliament - information on New South Wales and Federal parliament
  5. Research - online legal material for researchers
  6. (coming soon)
  7. Law Related Information - miscellaneous law related websites
  8. Law / Legal Jobs - finding a legal job in New South Wales

HOT TOPICS

http://www.legalanswers.sl.nsw.gov.au/hot_topics/

"Hot Topics is a plain language series about recent changes and current debates in the law. There are four issues published each year, written by legal experts. All issues include case studies and sources of further information. All NSW public libraries receive Hot Topics and have a copy available for loan."

excellent if limited examination of mostly very current law topics

 

LAW ACCESS NSW

http://info.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au/lawaccess/lawaccess.nsf/pages/about_us

What is LawAccess NSW?
"LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW.
In particular, we assist people:

  • who live in regional, rural and remote areas of NSW
  • who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • who have a disability
  • who are from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background
  • who are at risk of harm
  • who have an urgent legal problem."

 LAW AND JUSTICE

http://australia.gov.au/topics/law-and-justice

Use this page & the menu, but be aware that there are endless listings to other sites.

LAW MADE EASY

 

NATIONAL LEGAL AID

http://www.nationallegalaid.org/http://www.nla.aust.net.au/index.php

"Legal aid is the provision of assistance to people otherwise unable to afford legal representation and access to the court system. Legal aid is regarded as central in providing access to justice by ensuring equality before the law, the right to counsel and the right to a fair trial.