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Find Free Legal Help matches you with a NSW community legal centre that may be able to help. The application includes 42 community legal centres across metropolitan, regional, and rural New South Wales. It also includes specialist community legal centres for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with a disability, LGBTQI+ people, sex workers, young people (under 25), older people (over 55), and people living with HIV/AIDS.
Free Legal Resources contains legal information factsheets, videos, and sample letters compiled by Community Legal Centres NSW. The resources covers areas such as housing, family, relationships, violence and abuse, consent, fines, debt, employment, drug use, police, court, environment, disaster recovery, wills, and more. These resources are for general information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice.
Find Legal Answers provides free online legal information for the community of NSW, including family relationships and children, police and crime, work and employment, government and rights, and much more.
The law handbook: your practical guide to the law in NSW is the single most important plain English guide to the law in NSW. It provides a practical guide to 40 legal topics – legal issues which affect people in their everyday lives. All chapters from the 15th edition of The law handbook are provided by Thomson Reuters for publication on the Find Legal Answers website. This edition is up to date as of October 2019.
Physical copies of this book are also available in the Find Legal Answers Tool Kit in the library.
The Willow website provides easy online access to simplified legal information for women escaping violence or in crisis, women with low literacy and women with limited digital capability. The site loads quickly and easily on mobile phones and other portable devices, even with poor connections in regional or rural areas.