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September 2014
 
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Photo: Advice clinic locations, watching videos about the law and booking into workshops about the law is quick and convenient if you download the Legal Aid NSW app. Read more

 
Changes to child protection laws
With reforms around the corner, Legal Aid NSW took the opportunity to introduce them and debate some of the complexities. Read more
 
A changing culture for Aboriginal services at Legal Aid NSW
Aboriginal Field Officers make a big contribution to bringing legal services within reach of Aboriginal communities. Read more
 
Legal issues in people's everyday lives
A successful conference highlighted many of the legal issues that impact on the daily lives of Legal Aid NSW clients. Read more
 
Seeking newly admitted lawyers
Legal Aid NSW is seeking five newly admitted lawyers as part of a new Career Development Program. Read more
 
Help with mortgage stress in the Hunter region
People visiting Maitland Centrelink receive free legal advice before their problem escalates. Read more
 
Panel lawyer news
Amendments to the Bail Act 2013
Legal Aid NSW will offer training regarding amendments to the Act. Read more
 
New e-learning module on disability awareness
Learn about the dos and don'ts when interacting with people with disability. Read more
 
Spot check audits on clients' means
Legal Aid NSW is auditing compliance with policies on clients' means verification. Read more
 
Grants Online tip
Do you have difficulty entering practitioner names in Grants Online applications and claims? You need to use the pick list.. Read more
 
NSW Online Registry
Licence Appeal Applications are now available online. Read more
 
Community legal education and resources
Law webinars for community workers
Online seminars explain laws and service updates for community workers. Read more
 
The dynamics of domestic violence
A new video explains how court advocacy services will operate under domestic violence reforms. Read more
 
Legal information using sign language
Legal Aid NSW is making sure people with hearing impairment can access key legal information. Read more
 
Looking after family
A new DVD for Aboriginal communities helps demystify what happens at court in family law matters. Read more
 
Courses and conferences
Independent Children’s Lawyers: Honouring the Role
The inaugural national conference for ICLs will take place on Tuesday, 7 October 2014. Read more
 
CLS conference - save the date
The 2014 Children’s Legal Service conference will take place on Saturday 11 October. Read more
 
Manage Stress, Improve Wellbeing
This course will take place on Thursday 4 September. 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.

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