Recommended resources for:
- school or cyberbullying
- age of consent
- graffiti offences
- driving offences
- dealing with the police
- going to the Children’s Court.
Bullying at school
A factsheet about bullying at school or online. It covers what you can do to try to stop bullying and where you can get help.
Sexting and cyber-bullying
If you are a victim of sexting or cyberbullying, this factsheet explains your rights and the options you have to stop the bullying behaviour.
Age of consent
A factsheet explaining how the law decides if young people have agreed (consented) to sex or sexual touching.
A factsheet explaining the law about graffiti, including when you can be searched and where to get help if you are fined or charged.
Getting a fine when you are under 18
If you get a fine and you were under the age of 18 at the time, this factsheet explains what your options are and the possible consequences if you do not pay.
Hoon driving laws
A factsheet explaining ‘hoon driving’ offences, including the penalties that you could face if you are charged with ‘hoon driving’.
Young people and the police
Information about the laws affecting young people (17 or under) when they are arrested or searched by the police.
Want to speak with someone about young people and the law?
Youthlaw – Young People’s Legal Rights Centre: (03) 9611 2412
Victoria Legal Aid: 1300 792 387