Resources: Police powers and protests: what are your legal rights?
- you are protesting in a group of more than 20?
- you are told to move on by police?
- you are arrested?
- force is used against you?
- you are under 18?
- you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander?
- you are kettle sprayed or capsicum sprayed?
- Felicity Graham: Barrister, Blackstone Chambers, and former Trial Advocate for Aboriginal Legal Service
- Jane Sanders: Principal solicitor of the Shopfront Youth Legal Centre.
- Peter O'Brien: Principal Lawyer and founder of O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors
For further info, see RLC fact sheets:
- Quick Tips – Police Powers & Your Rights
- On-the-Spot Fines – COVID-19. Your Review Rights and Payment
- Drug Detection Dogs
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RLC runs a free statewide police complaints service. If you need legal advice, contact us at www.rlc.org.au/contact.
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