Health and ageing What laws affect older people? How do I make a complaint about my doctor? Content Location AnyIn the State LibraryIn your public libraryOnlineAnyIn the State LibraryIn your public libraryOnline Subjects AnyHealthOlder persons lawAnyHealthOlder persons law Apply liac resource legend Key: Book External link Legal PDF Report Video health and ageing resource tiles Disability law - Chapter 16 of The Law Handbook, 15th edition This chapter of the Law handbook deals with disability law, including guardianship and the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Housing and property Find information from NSW Fair Trading about tenants and landlords, buying and selling, strata, agents and managers, holiday parks and retirement villages. Mental health rights manual A consumer guide to the legal and human rights of people with mental illness, from the Mental Health Coordinating Council. Public Guardian (NSW) The Public Guardian is appointed by the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) or Supreme Court of NSW to make healthcare, lifestyle and medical decisions for a person who lacks decision-making ability. Seniors guide to consumer rights in NSW Designed for seniors, this guide from NSW Fair Trading gives information on shopping rights, avoiding scams, housing, building or renovating, buying and maintaining a car, and planning ahead. Guardianship Division - NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) NCAT's Guardianship Division makes decisions about people who have a decision making disability. Find information including the application process, forms, and hearings. Anti-Discrimination NSW Anti-Discrimination NSW can help if you’ve experienced discrimination. You can find information or lodge a complaint. Australian Human Rights Commission The Australian Human Rights Commission is responsible for promoting and encouraging protection of human rights in Australia. Find fact sheets on the different types of discrimination. Capacity and the law This book deals comprehensively with the issue of capacity and the common law and statute law in Australia over a wide range of the situations in which questions of capacity arise. Capacity toolkit A guide to assessing a person's capacity to make legal, medical, financial and personal decisions. Looking for more? The State Library has a wealth of legal information in its collections. Try searching our various resources to find more. Search catalogue Search catalogues Search eResources Find full-text articles, newspapers and images Research Guides Discover our specialised subject guides Legislation and case law NSW legislation Find all NSW legislation, including current and historical Acts, Regulations, Gazettes and Bills. NSW caselaw Find cases from NSW courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court, Local Court, and the Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) AustLII Find legislation and cases from all Australian jurisdictions. Federal Register of Legislation Find all Commonwealth legislation, including current and historical Acts, Legislative Instruments, Gazettes and Bills. Getting help LawAccess NSW Free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW. Community Legal Centres NSW Community legal centres provide free legal help to people in need. Legal Aid NSW Help for people with legal problems including legal advice, court assistance and family dispute resolution. Aboriginal Legal Service Legal information, advice and court representation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.