What's the law? Australian law for new arrivals

What's the Law logoWhat's the law? Australian law for new arrivals is a free online resource to teach recent migrants and refugees about Australia’s legal system and help them avoid common problems they might face.

Each topic has a short video based on real life experiences, learning activities for participants and teaching resources for presenters.

What's the law? is designed to help new arrivals:

  • get simple information about common legal issues
  • spot and avoid legal problems
  • know where to get legal help if they need it, and
  • build their English language skills.


The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.