Crime and legal issues
The Legal Services Commission provides free telephone legal advice and is available for preliminary information, advice and referrals.
The Judicial Conduct Commissioner receives and deals with complaints made about the conduct of serving judges, magistrates and other judicial officers.
The Office of the Police Ombudsman provides independent oversight of SA Police. Its primary role is to receive complaints and take action in relation to the conduct of SA Police members.
Victims of crime
The Commissioner for Victims' Rights:
- assists crime victims in their dealings with police, prosecution, courts, corrections and other public agencies
- can represent victims in certain criminal proceedings
- advises government on how to help crime victims
- monitors the effects of law and practices on victims.