Your Rights

Attorney Gernerals Deptment of NSW

Find out about preventing crime, learn about the court system, locate a juvenile justice or correctional centre, find services for victims of crime and more. Our programs and services are about creating a safe and just place for the people of NSW.

www.ag.gov.au/ 

LawAssist

A new website will make it easier for people who want to represent themselves to go to court without the cost of a lawyer, NSW Attorney General John Hatzistergos said today. The new site, LawAssist, is being launched as part of events to kick off Law Week 2010: Law and Justice in Your Community.

www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au 

A Guide to Wills & Estates

A practical guide to the creation of wills, changing, revoking, or challenging a will, rights of creditors and beneficiaries to a will, probate and intestacy, and legal fees.

A Guide to Wills & Estates

Anti Discrimination Board NSW

Provides an enquiry service for people who want to know about their rights or responsibilities under anti-discrimination law. Also accept complaints of discrimination, investigate complaints and conciliate complaints when appropriate.

Anti Discrimination Board NSW

Aged Care Complaints Resolution Scheme

Improving the transparency, accessibility, accountability and quality of public and private health and aged care services.

Aged Care Complaints Resolution Scheme

Australian Human Rights Commission

Complaints about discrimination and breaches of human rights can be made to the Australian Human Rights Commission. The Commission also performs a wide range of functions to assist individuals and organisations to understand their rights and meet their legal responsibilities.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Consumer Trading & Tenancy Tribunal NSW

Resolves disputes between tenants, landlords, traders and consumers.

www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Family Advocacy

The organisation works with families in which there is a child or an adult with developmental disability, to encourage and support families to speak up for opportunities for people with developmental disability to enjoy the same environment, lifestyle and living conditions that are available to the majority of Australians.

www.family-advocacy.com 

Family Relationships

For Parents, Family Relationships, & Couples

www.familyrelationships.gov.au 

Fair Trading

Cal Fair Trading on 13 32 20 for Services including :licence checks, dispute resolution,general enquiries

www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au 

Guide to Wills & Estates – online guide

A practical guide to the creation of wills, changing, revoking, or challenging a will, rights of creditors and beneficiaries to a will, probate and intestacy, and legal fees.

Guide to Wills & Estates – online guide

Health Care Complaints Commission

acts to protect public health and safety by resolving, investigating and prosecuting complaints against health care.

www.hccc.nsw.gov.au

Intellectual Disability Rights Service

Is a community legal centre in New South Wales who work with people with an intellectual disability to exercise and advance their rights.

Intellectual Disability Rights Service

Lawstuff

Is a community legal centre in New South Wales who work with people with an intellectual disability to exercise and advance their rights.

Lawstuff

Department of Attorney General & Justice

The Department delivers a diverse range of essential services and supports to the community of NSW at the point in their lives where they come into contact with either the criminal or civil justice system.

justice.nsw.gov.au 

Legal Aid NSW

Legal Aid provides a range of services to people who need advice, assistance and representation, and who qualify for legal aid. On this site you will find information about services and other useful information to help you solve your legal problems.

www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au 

Mt Druitt & area community legal centre

Provides legal advise law reform on a range of issues

www.mdclc.org.au 

Magistrates Early refferal into Treatment

MERIT teams, based in NSW Health or non-government organisations then conduct an assessment after which the defendant may be accepted   Nepean AREA

www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au 

Macquarie Legal Centre

The Western Sydney Tenants’ Service (WESTS) is a service that provides free tenancy advice, referrals, advocacy and in some cases representation for residential tenants at the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal: NCAT

www.macquarielegal.org.au/WESTS.html 

Multicultural Disabilities Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA)

Provides a range of advocacy services and projects for people from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB) with disability, their families/carers, and service providers in NSW.

Multicultural Disabilities Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA)

NSW Council of Social Service

The NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) works with and for people experiencing poverty and disadvantage to see positive change in our communities.

www.ncoss.org.au

NSW Disability Discrimination Legal Centre

Disability discrimination is where a person is treated unfairly because of their disability. There are laws to stop this from happening. No one should be discriminated because of their disability or because they know someone with a disability.

NSW Disability Discrimination Legal Centre

NSW Tenants Union

Your rights as a tenant in New South Wales

NSW Disability Discrimination Legal Centre

N.S.W Ombudsman

The NSW Ombudsman is an independent and impartial watchdog. Our job is to make sure that agencies we watch over fulfill their functions properly The NSW Ombudsman is an independent and impartial watchdog. Our job is to make sure that agencies we watch over fulfill their functions properly 

www.ombo.nsw.gov.au 

State Debt Recovery Office

SDRO administers the NSW fine enforcement system and is responsible for the receipt and collection of outstanding fines and penalties

www.sdro.nsw.gov.au

Justice & Attorney General

Victims Services is part of the Department of Justice and Attorney General in New South Wales and provides support and information for victims of crime in New South Wales. On this website you will find information about how to access counselling, compensation and victims rights.
Justice Journey is a new section on this website to assist victims of crime to seek help and navigate their way through the justice process. It consolidates information from the former “Courtwise” and “Victims of Crime” websites and also includes new resources and links.

Victims Services website

The Aged Care Rights Service TARS

is an advocacy service for older residents of nursing homes, hostels and retirement villages and people receiving Community Aged Care Packages.

www.agedrights.asn.au/nsw/ 

Welfare Rights Centre

Provides free and independent information, advice and representation
about Social Security law and its administration.

Welfare Rights Centre

The Rights Stuff

Tips for making complaints and solving problems.
A toolkit for comsumers of community services in NSW.

The Rights Stuff

Law and Justice Foundation

The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW seeks to advance the fairness and equity of the justice system, and to improve access to justice, especially for socially