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Women and Family Law

Women and Family Law

This plain-English guide to family law covers a range of topics such as divorce, children, property settlements and AVOs. It is available online, as an eBook in multiple formats and in hard copy.

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Dealing with FaCS – Top Ten Tips

Dealing with FaCS – Top Ten Tips

This resource is designed to help women and families deal with the government services in charge of keeping children safe. The main department with this job is called Family and Community Services, or ‘FaCS’ for short. They used to be called DoCS (Department of Community Services) but their name changed in 2011.

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Sexual Assault: Your rights and the law

Sexual Assault: Your rights and the law

This resource has information for women and girls who have been sexually assaulted including: What sexual assault means; Getting medical help and counselling after a sexual assault; Reporting to the police; and Legal process and your rights.

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Our Dream…

Our Dream…

This information booklet is about domestic violence and the law in NSW. It is designed primarily for Aboriginal women but may also be a useful resource for non-Aboriginal service providers.

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ReCharge: Women’s Technology Safety

ReCharge: Women’s Technology Safety

ReCharge is a national resource to support women experiencing technology-facilitated domestic violence and those assisting them.

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GP Toolkit

GP Toolkit

This resource assists doctors to identify and respond to women and children experiencing domestic violence.

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Ask LOIS factsheets

Ask LOIS factsheets

Each fortnight Ask LOIS presents free webinars (online workshops) on legal topics relevant to DV workers, hosted by solicitors and experts across the field. Each webinar is accompanied by a summary factsheet which can be downloaded. There is now an extensive library of factsheets on a range of issues.

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Women’s Legal Service NSW Brochure

Women’s Legal Service NSW Brochure

This is a informational pamphlet with Telephone Legal Advice Line contact numbers for Women’s Legal Service NSW.

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Women’s Legal Service NSW Brochures in 10 Community Languages

Women’s Legal Service NSW Brochures in 10 Community Languages

This is a pamphlet with information about Women’s Legal Service NSW including the types of matters WLS will provide legal advice on and telephone advice line contact numbers.

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The Law Handbook

The Law Handbook

This practical guide to the law in New South Wales covers a range of legal topics. WLS NSW wrote or contributed to several chapters including; Aboriginal people and the law, Domestic violence, Family law and Sexual offences.

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