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Useful legal links

The following legislation and frameworks do not specifcally apply to a single program but apply to the network as a whole.

 

Family Violence

Family Violence Protection Act 2008

Family Law Act & Family Violence Explained

Family Law Act (Commonwealth)

Victorian Law Reform Commission Review of Family Violence Laws Report

 

Children & Youth

The Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005

Children Youth & Families Act 2005

The Children, Youth and Families Regulations

Working with Children

Working With Children Act 2005

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

 

Homelessness

Supported Accommodation Assistance Act 1994

 

Cultural Information

Language Services Policy (Department of Human Services 2006)

Multicutural Victoria Act 2004

 

Privacy & Information

The Privacy Act 1988 (Commonwealth)

The Privacy Act 2000 (Victoria)

Health Records Act 2001 (Victoria)

Privacy Victoria

Note: To access your information contact the Program Manager of the program that holds your information or contact Crossroads Youth & Family Services on 9353-1011.

 

Legal

Youthlaw

Public Interest Law Clearing House (PILCH)

Victoria Legal Aid

 

Tenancy & Property Management

Residential Tenancy Act 1997 (Victoria)

Performance Standards for Registered Housing Agencies (Victoria)

Consumer Charter For Community Managed Housing & Homelessness Services

 

Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities 2007

Victorian Consumer Charter

Victorian Homelessness Strategy

Homelessness Advocacy Service

 

Other Information

Equal Opportunity Act 1995 (Victoria)

Australian Association of Social Wokers - Code of Ethics

Inquiry Into Strategies To Prevent High Volume Offending By Young People

Inquiry Into Strategies To Prevent Harmful Alcohol Copnsumption

 

Note: Please email crossroads.feedback@aus.salvationarmy.org if you notice that any of the links are not working correctly.