Fact sheet – Best Interests of the child

Last updated: 05/05/2021

The law looks to the “best interests of the child” when a couple with children separate. The “best interests” relate to a child’s safety - to make sure a child is protected from physical or psychological harm, abuse, neglect and family violence. If you have separated from your partner and you have children the law ensures that the plans you and your ex make are good for your children.

Fact sheet – Dealing with Police

Last updated: 02/02/2022

You have rights even when you have been arrested or under suspicion of doing something illegal. This information covers frequently asked legal questions related to the Police.

Fact sheet – Drugs and Alcohol

Last updated: 02/02/2022

There are important laws related to drug and alcohol use. The following can help minimise the risks related to illegal drug use and help make a party successful, enjoyable and a safe time for everyone.