Contacts: Disability and criminal justice

Assessment and Referral Court List (ARC List)

Melbourne Magistrates’ Court,

Level 4, 233 William Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9628 7936; 9628 7975

Email: arclist@justice.vic.gov.au

Web: www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au

DHHS see Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services

Human Rights Law Centre

Level 17, 461 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 8636 4450

Email: admin@hrlc.org.au

Web: www.hrlc.org.au

There is an emerging body of cases involving the Charter Act on issues raised in this chapter. For advice about Charter Act issues, contact the Human Rights Law Centre.

Mental Health Legal Centre

106 Victoria Street, Carlton Vic 3053

Tel (legal advice): 9629 4422; 1800 555 887 (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm)

Email: mhlc@mhlc.org.au

Web: www.communitylaw.org.au/mhlc

Mental Health Tribunal Victoria

Level 30, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9032 3200; 1800 242 703

Email: mht@mht.vic.gov.au

Web: www.mht.vic.gov.au

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA)

Tel (legal help): 1300 792 387

Web: www.legalaid.vic.gov.au

For general advice on disability and criminal justice matters, contact VLA.

Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Tel: 1300 650 172

Web: www.dhhs.vic.gov.au

Victorian Government Department of Justice and Regulation

Tel: 8684 0000; 1300 365 111

Web: www.justice.vic.gov.au

For other relevant organisations, seeContacts” at the end of Understanding disability and the law.