Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) has created legal information about common legal issues people may experience because of COVID-19.
VLA’s website has the following web pages that can be printed as fact sheets about:
You may be experiencing financial hardship due to loss of income. This might mean being unable to pay bills or fines on time. Visit ou general topic on Debt and financial issues.
You may be having Centrelink issues, such as being unable to actively look for work. Visit Services Australia information on COVID-19 and our general topic on Centrelink.
Housing and tenancy
You may experience tenancy issues, like not being able to pay your rent, or having signed a lease but being unable to travel to Australia. Visit Justice Connect’s information How does COVID-19 affect Victorian renters? and our general topic housing and tenancy.
Products and services
You may experience disputes over refunds for cancelled events or travel plans. Visit Consumer Affairs Victoira’s COVID-19 information on products and services.
People may experience racism because of perceptions about where the virus came from. Visit our general topic Discrimination and victimisation.
The Law Hand Book Online
Victoria Legal Aid
Consumer Affairs Victoria
Dispute Settlement Centre Victoria
Family Relationship Centre
Federation of Community Legal Centres – Victoria
Law Institute of Victoria
National Association of Community Legal Centres
Frankston Crisis & Support Services
Tenants Union Victoria
Victims Support Agency
Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Children’s Court of Victoria
County Court of Victoria
Family Court of Australia
Federal Circuit Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
Magistrates’ Court of Victoria
Supreme Court of Victoria
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal