Legal Help And Information
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LawMail service allows young people to send an anonymous question to the centre about any problems you might be having with the law. As you can see from the list below, many different things are covered by the law, and your question might be about problems you might be having at home or at school, or about cars and train fines. The centre will email you back with a confidential answer.
LawStuff gives detailed information about common legal problems faced by kids everyday. The information is given depending on which State or Territory you are in, and topics include:
Alcohol and cigarettes
Buying a car
Changing your name
Tattoos and piercing
- private i - your ultimate privacy guide
A publication for young people that provides info on privacy issues, some of the pitfalls to avoid, and who to turn to for help if privacy has been affected. Also provides teaching resources and posters.
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