A guide to protecting your privacy in NSW

Information and Privacy Commission NSW
What is privacy - what are privacy principles - what to do if you think your priavcy has been breached. Also available in community languages.

Australian Electoral Commission

Australian Electoral Commission
How to enrol - voting - electoral boundaries - elections - political parties. Information on enrolling and voting in community languages.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Fair Work Ombudsman
Fair Work Ombudsman gives advice and information on workplace rights and responsibilities - pay - awards - leave - conditons of employment - termination of employment - investigates workplace complaints - enforces compliance with national workplace laws.
Information in various languages: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Nepali, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

My aged care

Department of Social Services (Australia)
What help is available - types of services - help in your own home - after hospital transition care - respite care for carers - residential aged care homes - eligibility and assesssment.
Information available in other languages.

Planning ahead tools

NSW Trustee & Guardian
Information and videos on wills, power of attorney, enduring guardianship and advanced care directives.
Factsheets available in Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, German, Greek. Hindi. Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese.

So you want the violence to stop. Advice about domestic violence and help at court

Legal Aid New South Wales
About the Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services - AVOs - help with going to court - court orders - support available.
Available in Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, Macedonian.

Advice about your visa if you've been hurt or harmed by your partner

Legal Aid New South Wales
Your partner cannot cancel your visa - contact information for legal advice and assistance.
Also available in Arabic, Assyrian, Darsi/Farsi, Bengali, Hindi, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese.

Centrelink website

Payments for carers - families - Indigenous Australians - job seekers - older Australians - people with disability - rural and remote Australians - students and trainees - visa holders.
Information in community languages.

NSW Ombudsman: Some tips for making a complaint

NSW Ombudsman
Information about the Ombudsman available in community languages.

NSW Electoral Commission

NSW Electoral Commission
About elections - how to enrol - voting - candidates - political parties - past election results. Includes information if you need help voting - languages other than English - hearing, speech or sight impaired - access for wheelchairs. Information available in community languages.
For NSW and local elections: Voting assistance before election day
Voting assistance at the polling place.

Your review rights under the GIPA Act

Information and Privacy Commission NSW
Information about the right to request a review of certain decisions made by government agencies about the release of information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act).

Using a registered migration agent

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority
Information about using the service of a migration agent - what a migration agent does, how to choose one, and resolving disputes with an agent. Available in many community languages including Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Karen, Korean, Malay, Nepali, Portuguese, Russian, Sinhalese, Tamil, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese.

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