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October 2014
 
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  Improving safety for domestic violence victims in NSW domestic violence victims in NSW

 A new service delivery model for responding to victims of domestic violence is launched in Waverley and Orange. 

Photo: Safety Action Meeting members learn the ropes: Representatives from Education and Communities, NSW Police Force, NSW Health, Family and Community Services, Waverley Local Coordination Point, Victims Services NSW and Legal Aid NSW attend training in September. Read more

 
New Legal Aid NSW office for Mid North Coast
Port Macquarie is set to become a regional hub for legal aid services. Read more
 
Seeking newly admitted lawyers
The Career Development program is now open and applications are invited for 2015. Read more
 
Highly commended lawyer
Steven Doumit has received a highly commended government excellence award. Read more
 
Traffic clinic pilot commences in Taree
New pilot program targets traffic law matters in Taree.  Read more
 
Panel lawyer news
New Bail Act
Changes to the Bail Act.  Read more
 
New practice standards for criminal law
The Legal Aid NSW General Criminal Law Practice Standards have been revised. Read more
 
Legal Aid NSW General Criminal Law Panel still open for applications
New applicants and renewing lawyers are invited to apply by 12 October. Read more
 
Grants Online tip – Updating client and practitioner detail
Did you know you can update your client's details and your own contact details directly in Grants Online? Read more
 
Community legal education and resources
Information about child support
Five new factsheets explain the key steps in obtaining child support. Read more
 
Are you having problems with fines?
This updated brochure explains what to do about outstanding fines. Read more
 
Law webinars for everyone
Online seminars on legal issues encountered in everyday life are available for the general public. Read more
 
Register for workshops and webinars on the Legal Aid NSW app
Now you can register for community legal education workshops and webinars on the Legal Aid NSW app (iOS). Read more
 
New website for the NSW Department of Justice
An online gateway to law and justice information is now available. Read more
 
Courses and Conferences
Children's Legal Service conference
This conference provides the latest information on cases and trends in the children’s criminal jurisdiction. Read more
 
Independent Children’s Lawyer conference
Independent Children's Lawyers: Honouring the Role. Read more
 
Manage Stress, Improve Wellbeing
A one day workshop gives you strategies to manage stress.  Read more
 
E-learning module on disability awareness
A new e-learning module on disability awareness is now available for Legal Aid NSW staff, private practitioners and community workers. Read more
 
LawAccess visit on 10 December
Visit LawAccess NSW - the triage service for members of the community seeking legal help. Read more
 

Most Legal Aid NSW training courses are open to private lawyers, Community Legal Centre and Aboriginal Legal Service staff plus other partner agencies free of charge.

Details of all Legal Aid conferences and training courses are listed on the Learning Management System
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