The following links provide some useful information in relation to a number of legal and social matters.
The Law Handbook Online
One of the best starting points to find out about the law in Victoria is The Law Handbook Online, produced by Fitzroy Legal Service
Search the Victoria Law website for easy-to-understand legal information - in six different languages. Find information on debt and credit matters, housing issues, traffic offences and lots of other everyday subjects.
Victims Support Agency
The Victims Support Agency within the Department of Justice represents victims of crime and coordinates a whole-of-government approach to services for victims. It funds statewide services to provide counselling and practical assistance to help victims of violent crime recover from the effects of crime
Justice of the Peace Search
Justices of the Peace are volunteers who provide document witnessing and certification services to the community both during and outside business hours. They do not provide legal advice.
MoneyHelp is free, confidential and independent financial information for Victorians experiencing difficulty paying their rent or mortgage or facing job loss.
Disaster Legal Help
Disaster Legal Help is a group of legal service organisations who provide free information and support for Victorians affected by disasters.
Bursting the Bubble
Bursting the Bubble provides practical information to young people about at home safety including how to create a safety plan and useful contacts
Victoria Legal Aid
Victoria Legal Aid produces a wide range of legal information resources which are freely available.
Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria
The Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria (DSCV) is a free dispute resolution service funded by the Victorian Government. The DSCV provides mediation services, as well as training and accrediting mediators to national standards.
Practical information and advice for communicating with neighbours about a range of issues.
Consumer Affairs Victoria
Consumer Affairs Victoria provides information about tenancy, building and consumer issues.