NDIS nominees and guardians

With thanks to Bill Madden for this update: https://billmaddens.wordpress.com/2021/09/22/ndis-plan-nominees-and-guardians/ “Lamb and National Disability Insurance Agency [2021] AATA 3373 (on JADE) is of interest for its discussion of the Agency’s decision to cancel the appointment of plan nominee, following the appointment of a guardian by QCAT. The plan nominee had applied to be appointed as guardian but QCAT appointed…

Discrimination

Where to find legal advice and assistance for your discrimination issue. Disability Discrimination Disability Discrimination Legal Service is a specialist community legal centre which provides advice and assistance in relation to disability discrimination. AED Legal Centre is a specialist community legal centre which provides advice and assistance in relation to disability discrimination in employment or…

Centrelink payments

Where to find legal advice and/or assistance for your Centrelink problem: Social Security Rights Victoria (SSRV) is a community legal centre that provides free legal services in relation to Social Security and Centrelink matters to people across Victoria. You can also contact Victoria Legal Aid, particularly for Robodebt issues. Some Community Legal Centres (CLCs) provide assistance with…

Contract and consumer issues

Need assistance with a contract or consumer issue? Consumer Action Law Centre is a specialist community legal centre that provides assistance with these types of matters. Consumer Action’s experts can assist with a wide range of consumer law problems, including disputes about: defective goods the supply of services banking bankruptcy consumer leases (including “rent to buy”)…