AustlII provides access to Australian and International legal resources.
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It is a good place to start to solve your legal problems and find free or low-cost legal advice in Victoria. Some of the areas covered by the site include:
- Fence laws provides information on the law if you want to build a new fence or repair an old one. It includes who pays for a fence and resolving fencing disputes.
- Disputes with neighbours provides information if you have a disagreement with your neighbour and helps you understand your rights and responsibilities. It includes information on personal safety intervention orders and where to get help.
- Trees provides legal information about cutting branches or removing roots, protected trees, clearing native vegetation and resolving disputes with neighbours.
- Noise complaints provides legal information if you are being affected by loud noise in your neighbourhood. It includes information on residential noise restrictions, music venues and noise, and where to get help.
- Making or challenging a Will provides information on how to make a valid will or how to challenge a will.
- Family relationships provides information on marriage, separation and divorce in Victoria. It includes links to websites to help you navigate family law.
Search for a Community Legal Centre by keywords or location.
Established in the basement of the Fitzroy Town Hall, the Fitzroy legal service opened its doors in 1972. The Fitzroy Law handbook now online covers a wide range of topics made easy to understand. Celebrating its 40th edition in 2018
Following a change in the way funding is organised for home aged care, called consumer directed care, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has developed this educational resource aimed to help older Australian's understand their consumer rights when receiving home care.
Assists in connecting those who cannot afford a legal practitioner by linking them to online resources, both specialist and generalist services. Browse or search for self-representation, not-for-profit, Seniors, Homeless, Public Interest and Domestic Building.
The Handbook is fully searchable, contains thorough legislation and case indexes, contact information for relevant legal services, and helpful pop-up definitions of legal terms. Contents Page links introduce different areas of the law, providing a useful starting point.
A membership organisation offering a referral service. Search for a legal practitioner by practice area, location and legal issue.
Browse or search the Victorian Law Today link for authorised electronic versions of legislation produced for each new Act that is enacted and each new Statutory Rule that has been made since 2011 in PDF or Word format. Previous versions of Acts and Rules are available back to 1997.