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.

Crashed your car: information on claims for damage to your car, in and out of court

Legal Aid New South Wales
What to do if you are involved in a car accident if you are not insured for motor vehicle property damage or claiming on your insurance - negotiating - who will pay - going to court.
Also available in Arabic, Vietnamese, Dari / Farsi, Chinese.

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.

Anti-Discrimination Board NSW

Anti-Discrimination Board (NSW)
Explains types of unlawful discrimination - race - disability - carers - age - indigenous people - pregnancy - marital status - harassment - sexual harassment - vilification - homosexual discrimination - transgender discrimination - includes making and lodging complaints - going to the tribunal and conciliation conferences.
Information available in community languages.

Centrelink website

Centrelink
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.

Charged with driving without a valid licence

Legal Aid New South Wales
What to do when you are representing yourself and pleading guilty to charges of driving while unlicensed, suspended, cancelled or disqualified.
Also available in Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese and Dari/Farsi.

Domestic violence - staying home, leaving violence

Family & Community Services (NSW)
An excellent website for women experiencing domestic violence. Explains services provided - for Aboriginal women - same-sex relationships - women with disabilities - children - financial issues - long term violence - women's refuges - internet safety - help with difficult decisions - legal protections - AVOs - emergency services - sexual assault - important contact details. Includes a short video.
Staying home leaving violence - provides support to let you stay in your home.
Information in community languages.

Moneysmart - Borrowing & credit

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Borrowing basics - credit cards - debit cards - home loans - car loans - small amount loans - payday loans - managing debts - other types of credit - consumer credit regulation.
Information available in community languages.

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).

New to Australia

Australian Taxation Office
Videos on YouTube covering tax file numbers (TFN) - paying tax and super - completing your individual tax return - saving your super - tax and super for small business.
Also available in other languages.

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.

Changes to tenancy laws - audio

NSW Fair Trading
Explains the new Residential Tenancies Act 2010 that commenced 31 January 2011.
Listen in community languages: Arabic, Burmese, Dari, Dinka, Kirundi, Korean, Mandarin, Somali, Swahili, Tetum.

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