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    Care & protection

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Confidentiality Factsheet [PDF 741kb]

    Temporary Care Arrangements - Information for Parents [PDF 170kb]

    Serious and Persistent Conflict and Alternative Parenting Plans - Information for Parents [PDF 170kb]

    Care Applications - Information for Parents and Older Children [PDF 172kb]

    Going to a Dispute Resolution Conference - information for parents and carers [PDF 362kb]

    Going to an independent mediation referred by the Children's Court - information for parents and carers [PDF 413kb]

    Going to mediation - information for children and young people [PDF 412kb]

    Aboriginal Care Circles [PDF 1350kb]

    Parent Capacity Orders [PDF 572kb] 

    Contact Orders [PDF 330kb]

     

    A number of useful brochures relevant to children and young people involved in care and protection proceedings are produced by other organisations including Legal Aid NSW and Community Services. Links to a selection of relevant brochures are provided below. You can go to the Legal Aid NSW website or Community Services website for a full list of available brochures.            

    Community Services want to talk about my kids: what will happen?

    Going to the Children's Court

    Things have changed and I want my kids back: what can I do?

    The Children's Court made a decision I am unhappy about: what can I do?

    What happens when my kids are in Care?

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Care

     

    Criminal      

    The Youth Koori Court [PDF 1453kb]

    Explaining legal terms to children [PDF 461kb]

     

    A number of useful brochures relevant to children and young people involved in criminal proceedings are produced by other organisations including Legal Aid NSW and the Shopfront Youth Legal Centre. Links to a selection of relevant brochures are provided below. You can go to the Legal Aid NSW website or The Shopfront Youth Legal Centre website for a full list of available brochures.

    Children's Legal Service: Helping young people in trouble with the law (Legal Aid brochure) [PDF 460kb] 

    Get street smart: Under 18s: know your legal rights (Legal Aid brochure) [PDF 2.2mb]

    In trouble with police? Call the Youth Hotline; wallet card (Legal Aid card) [PDF 223kb] 

    Bail (Shopfront Legal Centre brochure) [PDF 139KB]

    Police Powers and your rights (Shopfront Youth Legal Centre brochure) [PDF 109kb]

    Police move-on directions (Shopfront Youth Legal Centre brochure) [PDF 57kb] 

    Traffic fact sheets (Shopfront Youth Legal Centre) (Link to factsheets)

    Youth Justice Conferencing (Juvenile Justice) [PDF 520kb]

     

    AVOs

    A number of useful brochures relevant to children and young people involved in AVO cases are produced by other organisations including Legal Aid NSW and the Shopfront Youth Legal Centre. Links to a selection of relevant brochures are provided below. You can go to the Legal Aid NSW website or The Shopfront Youth Legal Centre website for a full list of available brochures. Please note that the information available for adults involved in AVO cases is generally relevant to children and young persons but you should seek advice about your own circumstances. Children and young people who are defendants in AVO cases are entitled to a lawyer provided by or arranged by Legal Aid NSW.

    Is someone making an AVO against you? (Legal Aid brochure) [PDF 201kb] 

    Apprehended Violence Orders (Shopfront Legal Centre factsheet) [PDF 65kb] 

    Domestic Violence Offences: Information for Defendants [PDF 456kb] 

     

    Compulsory Schooling Orders

    New school leaving age (Education and Communities) [PDF 490kb]

    Compulsory student attendance (Catholic Education Office) [PDF 678kb]