Contacts: Young people’s rights and responsibilities

Business Victoria

121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 13 22 15


Business Victoria issues Child Employment Permits.

Court Network

Head office:

555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 8306 6966; 1800 681 614



The Court Network provides support, non-legal information and referral to those in contact with the justice system. In Victoria, the Court Network also has offices in Ballarat, Bendigo, Colac, Echuca, Geelong, Morwell, Mildura, Shepparton, Wangaratta, Warrnambool and Wodonga; check the website for address details.

Family Planning Victoria

Action Centre Clinic (for people under 25):

Level 1, 94 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9660 4700; 1800 013 952



Box Hill Clinic (for everyone):

901 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill Vic 3128

Tel: 9257 0100; 1800 013 952

Family Planning Victoria provides sexual health care and education.

Fertility Control Clinic

Melbourne clinic:

118 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne Vic 3002

Tel: 9419 2922



Albury clinic:

586 Eaglehardt Street, Albury NSW 2640

Tel: (02) 6021 0077

The Fertility Control Clinic is an abortion clinic. The clinic also provides contraception and the morning after pill, the assessment and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, counselling and Pap tests.

Law Stuff website


The Law Stuff: Know Your Rights website – run by the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre (see below) – is dedicated to providing legal information to young people in Australia.

Youth Law Australia (YLA)

Tel: (02) 9385 9588


The YLA is a community legal centre dedicated to addressing human rights issues for children and young people in Australia through legal change.

WIRE: Women’s Information

372 Spencer Street, West Melbourne Vic 3003

Tel (admin): 8326 7100

Tel (support line): 1300 134 130



WIRE is a state-wide, confidential information and referral service for Victorian women.