Youth Law Australia
Youth Law Australia is a community legal service that is dedicated to helping children and young people in Australia and their supporters to find a legal solution to their problems. Select 'VISIT WEBSITE' below for: 1. LEGAL HELP We provide legal advice, assistance and referrals to young people and their supporters. Anyone under 25 (and their supporters) can request and receive free and confidential legal advice through our innovative online information, advice and referral services. Through early intervention we seek to provide a solution to problems before they escalate. Youth Law Australia is proud to provide this service to all children, young people and their advocates across Australia through an online service that is available 24/7. 2.CHILD RIGHTS MONITORING AND ADVOCACY Youth Law Australia monitors and advocates for the rights and best interests of young people in Australia. Youth Law Australia is a member of the Child Rights Taskforce, which is Australia’s peak children’s rights body made up of over 100 organisations. Through their role on the Taskforce, Youth Law Australia assists in drafting and reviewing reports made to the UN on the state of children’s rights observance in Australia. 3. INFLUENTIAL LEADERSHIP Youth Law Australia undertakes leading research, law reform and school-based legal education to empower young people. Through their research, and education Youth Law Australia has led positive legal and policy change on issues such as child marriage, cyberbullying, intimate image-based abuse and child protection information-sharing.