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Factsheets and resources

We want to help you understand more about your rights and how to navigate the legal system. You can find information and resources on this page that might answer some of your questions. If you need more support, contact our legal services or our domestic and family violence services.

Affirmative consent laws in NSW

Did you know that the laws around sexual consent changed in New South Wales in 2022?

This factsheet is designed for community workers, so you can support your clients to understand and navigate these changes.


Were you were married overseas and want a divorce? This factsheet explains how you can get a legal divorce with or without a Marriage Certificate.

Domestic and family violence

These factsheets explain what domestic and family violence is, how to recognise it, and what support is available to you if you are experiencing abuse.

Employment and your rights at work

Rostered On: Gig Work

In this podcast, our Senior Solicitor Farah Rainey talks about legal entitlements for people working the ‘gig’ economy (such as working on demand through an app).


Dealing with fines can be distressing. This factsheet is a practical guide to the NSW fine system.

Planning Ahead: Wills, Enduring Guardian and Power of Attorney, Advanced Care Directives

Many of us don’t consider what might happen to us as we grow older or become unwell.

Planning ahead allows you to plan you legal, financial, health and lifestyle decisions as you get older, who you want to make decisions for you when you’re no longer able to, and how you want to divide your property when you die.

Below you'll find links to other resources and services that may be relevant to you:

Centrelink & welfare rights

Child sexual abuse

Debt & money problems

Immigration advice & resources for migrants

LGBTIQ+ services and information

Seniors Rights Service

Other free legal services

Domestic and family violence services

We offer a range of services for women and children affected by domestic and family violence.

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Free legal advice & support

If you have a legal problem, you can get free advice over the phone or one of our solicitors may be able to support you at court.

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Education and training program

We offer free training, workshops and information resources for community members and community workers.

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News and advocacy

Find out the latest news from Justice Support Centre and the key issues we’re campaigning on.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands, skies and waterways in which we live and work, the Gadigal, Cabrogal, Darug and Eora people. We pay our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, partners and community leaders.

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Level 4, 2-14 Meredith St, Bankstown
Darug & Eora Country, NSW 2200

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