The Law Handbook is a practical guide to the law in Victoria, updated by over 80 legal experts. It provides free, comprehensive information about the laws that affect Victorians in everyday life. The content on this website is accurate as at 30th June 2014.
Fitzroy Legal Service acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government, particularly the Attorney-General Hon Martin Pakula MP.
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Fitzroy Legal Service has provided a submission to the Review of the Residential Tenancies Act. Our submission makes nine key recommendations in response to the Residential Tenancies Act Review, Laying the Groundwork – Consultation Paper (June 2015).
Fitzroy Legal Service has provided a submission into the Review of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic) presenting four main areas for recommendations.
Fitzroy Legal Service has provided support to the Homeless Person’s Union of Victoria (HPUV) to make a submission for the Royal Commission into Family Violence. In order to make this submission, members of HPUV recorded interviews with people currently homeless and/or with lived experience of homelessness in relation to the terms of reference of the […]
The Law Handbook 2015 now available as an eBook
The Fitzroy Legal Service is pleased to have partnered with major e-book distributors including Amazon, Angus & Robertson, and Kobo so that you can download our book to your smartphone, kindle or tablet so that you can have the law at your fingertips for any occasion.
Also available via Apple iBooks