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Welcome

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, the Hon. Martin Pakula MP.

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We provide contact information for services that can help and other useful links at the end of each page. Or you can search contacts and resources from across The Law Handbook.

Updates

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If you are 18 or over, you are invited to complete a survey. The survey is part of a Monash University […]

Law Handbook contributor profile – Dr Renata Alexander

Dr Renata Alexander is an experienced barrister and an academic with an impressive list of accomplishments. She is one of […]

Community Worker Forums

Fitzroy Legal Service, Eastern Community Legal Centre, and St Kilda Legal Service, are hosting three forums across Melbourne for community workers. […]

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The Law Handbook 2017 cover

The Law Handbook 2017 is now available for purchase from the Fitzroy Legal Service – $99.50 plus postage.

The Law Handbook 2016 available as an eBook

The eBook can be purchased via the Fitzroy Legal Service.  For schools, universities and libraries, the eBook can be purchased via Bolinda and Wheelers.