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Neighbourhood Disputes
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Domestic Violence
Peace & Good Behaviour Orders
People with a Disability
Centrelink Issues
Tenancy
Buying a Used Car
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Traffic Offences & Drinking Driving
Appearing in Court

Consumer Credit & Debt

Legislation Consumer Credit Code (Qld)
Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth)
Self help kits Debt Legal Aid QueenslandDoes someone owe you money? Legal Aid Queensland
Forms Minor Debt Claim Response to a minor debt claim
Mediation
Useful information Need legal help with your money & debt problems? Legal Aid Queensland
Contacts Credit Ombudsman Service 1800 138 422 www.cosl.com.auFinancial Ombudsman Service Ltd (FOS)Ph: 1300 780 808www.fos.org.au
Legal Aid (Consumer Protection Unit)Ph: 1300 651 188www.legalaid.qld.gov.au
Office of Fair TradingPh: 131 304 www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au/ Dispute Resolution Centre Factsheet available here Ph: (07) 3239 6007 Toll free: 1800 017 288 Email: drc.sq@justice.qld.gov.auInsolvency and Trustee Service Australia (ITSA) Ph: 1300 364 785www.itsa.gov.auEnergy and Water OmbudsmanToll free: 1800 662 837http://www.eoq.com.au/Telecommunications Industry OmbudsmanToll free: 1800 062 058www.tio.com.au

Neighbourhood Disputes

Legislation Neighbourhood Dipsutes Resolution Act 2011 (Qld)
Self help kits Dividing FencesCaxton Legal Centre IncTrees (Self Help Kit)Caxton Legal Centre IncNeighbourhood Mediation Kit
Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General
Mediation Dispute Resolution Branch
Queensland Departmentt of Justice and Attorney General
Ph: 07 3239 6007 Toll free: 1800 017 288
Useful information
Contacts Brisbane City Council
Phone: 3403 8888
www.brisbane.qld.gov.au
Moreton Bay Regional Council www.moretonbay.qld.gov.auCaboolture Customer Service Centre
2 Hasking St Caboolture Q 4510Strathpine Customer Service Centre
220 Gympie Road Strathpine Q 4500Redcliffe Customer Service Centre
Irene Street Redcliffe Q 4020
Department of Environment

Phone: 137468
http://www.derm.qld.gov.au/

Family Law

Legislation Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006 (Cth)Child Support Assessment Act 1989 (Cth)Child Support (Registration & Collection) Act 1988 (Cth)
Self help kits
Forms Application for Consent Orders KitSuperannuation Information Kit (Form 6) Application for Divorce Kit Divorce Service Kit
Mediation
Useful information You and family law – a complete guide
Legal Aid Queensland
Need help to sort out a family law problem?
Legal Aid Queensland
Need help with your family dispute resolution conference agreement?
Legal Aid Queensland
Family Report
Legal Aid Queensland
Organising Child Support and Care Arrangements for your Children
Legal Aid Queensland
Dividing Property after seperation – Property ArbitrationLegal Aid Queensland
Contacts Family Court of Australia
Ph: 1300 352 000
www.familylawcourts.gov.au
Child Support Agency
Ph: 13 12 72
www.csa.gov.au
Legal Aid Queensland
Ph: 1300 651 188
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

 

Domestic Violence

Legislation Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012
Self help kits How to apply for a protection order (domestic violence)
Legal Aid Queensland
Forms Application for Domestic Violence Protection Order
Useful information How do I get a Domestic Violence Protection Order?
Legal Aid Queensland
Someone has applied for a Domestic Violence Protection Order against me – what are my rights?
Legal Aid Queensland
Contacts DV Connect Women’s Line
Ph: 1800 811 811
DV Connect Men’s Line
Ph: 1800 600 636
Department of Community Services
www.communities.qld.gov.au/communityservices/violence-preventionLegal Aid Queensland
Ph: 1300 651 188
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

 

Peace & Good Behaviour Orders

Legislation Peace and Good Behaviour Act 1982 (Qld)
Self help kits Peace & Good Behaviour Order Kit 2005
Caxton Legal Centre Inc
Forms Peace & Good Behaviour Act -ComplaintPeace & Good Behaviour Act – Summons
Mediation
Useful information Applying for protection under the Peace and Good Behaviour ActQueensland Department of Justice and Attorney General
Contacts Caxton Legal Centre Inc
Ph: (07) 3254 1811
www.caxton.org.au

People with a Disability

Legislation
Self help kits National Welfare Rights Network Self Help Forms
Mediation
Useful information Disability Support Pension
National Welfare Rights Network
Contacts Welfare Rights Centre Queensland
Ph: 1800 358 511www.wrcqld.org.auNational Welfare Rights Networkwww.welfarerights.org.auQueensland Advocacy Incorporated
Ph: (07) 3844 4200
www.qai.org.au

Centrelink Issues

Legislation
Self help kits Appealing to the Social Security Appeals Tribunal
National Welfare Rights Network
Mediation
Useful information Relationships & Centrelink: FAQs
National Welfare Rights Network
How to appeal against a Centrelink decision
National Welfare Rights Network
Contacts Queensland Advocacy Incorporated
Ph: (07) 3236 1122
www.qai.org.au
National Welfare Rights Network
www.welfarerights.org.au
Centrelink
www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/centrelink

Tenancy

Legislation Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (Qld)
Forms Residential Tenancies Authority Forms
Mediation RTA Dispute Resolution Services
Residential Tenancies Authority
Ph: 1300 366 311
Useful information Information for TenantsResidential Teancies Authority
Contacts Residential Tenancies Authority
Ph: 1300 366 311
www.rta.qld.gov.au
Tenants Union of Queensland
Ph: 1300 744 263
www.tuq.org.au

 

Buying a Used Car

Legislation
Self help kits
Forms Vehicle Registration Transfer ApplicationPersonal Property Securities Register – Motor Vehicle Search
Useful information Buying or Selling a Used Vehicle
Used Car Buyer’s Checklist – Queensland Department of Transport
Contacts Qld Department of Transport
www.tmr.qld.gov.au Queensland Office of Fair Trading
Ph: 13 13 04
www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au
Legal Aid Queensland
Ph: 1300 651 188
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au
Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ)
Ph: 13 19 05
www.racq.com.au

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Legislation Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (Qld)
Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Road Rules) Regulation 2009 (Qld)
Self help kits
Mediation
Useful information Car AccidentsLegal Aid Queensland
Contacts Legal Aid Queensland
Ph: 1300 651 188
www.legalaid.qld.gov.auInsurance Ombudsman (Financial Ombudsman Service)www.fos.org.au

Traffic Offences & Drink Driving

Legislation Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 (Qld) Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Road Rules) Regulation 2009 (Qld)
Self help kits Work Licence and Special Hardshiop Orders
Legal Aid Queensland
Useful information Special Hardship Orders
Queensland Department of Transport
Licence Disqualification
Legal Aid Queensland
Contacts Qld Department of Transport
www.tmr.qld.gov.auLegal Aid
Ph: 1300 651 188
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

Appearing in Court

Legislation
Self help kits
Mediation
Useful information Have you been charged with an offence?
Legal Aid Queensland
Contacts Queensland Courts
www.courts.qld.gov.au
Legal Aid
Ph: 1300 651 188
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

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