Webinars

Andrea Perry-Petersen

Innovation and Technology: Opportunities to enhance access to justice

Webinar Date: May 13, 2021

Despite sustained and robust advocacy, it is well documented that government funding for legal assistance services is insufficient to meet community needs.  With growing demands and increasing pressure on resources, this webinar will consider whether there are effective ways to bridge the justice gap through […]

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Actionstep: a case management system demonstration

Webinar Date: May 13, 2021

In this CLCs Australia webinar, Actionstep provides a demonstration of how community legal centres across Australia like Consumer Law Action, Mental Health Law Centre, Bayside Community Legal, and others use the platform to supercharge their daily operations with powerful ‘Workflow’ technology. This webinar covers: An […]

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The Value of Trust

‘The Value of Trust’: Advocacy implications from the report into the Public Trustee’s fees, charges and practices

Webinar Date: May 06, 2021

Where an adult has impaired capacity to manage their financial affairs, QCAT may appoint the Public Trustee as their financial administrator. As administrator, the Public Trustee’s power over clients’ financial position, human rights and wellbeing is wide-ranging. The Public Trustee charges a range of fees […]

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Child Protection: Learnings from Working with First Nations Clients

Child Protection: Learnings from Working with First Nations Clients

Webinar Date: May 27, 2021

Child protection is an area of community legal work that is wrought with many challenges and hurdles when working with vulnerable families that are at risk of or have had interventions from Child Safety. IUIH Legal Service, as a unique health-justice partnership in South East […]

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Claims for survivors of sexual abuse: Changes to the National Redress Scheme and common law claims

Webinar Date: April 06, 2021

The Commonwealth Government recently passed the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment Bill 2020 (Cth), which alters the funder of last resort provisions and makes other minor changes to the National Redress Scheme. However, these changes arguably don’t go far enough to make real, […]

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Engaging effectively with clients experiencing or at risk of homelessness

Webinar Date: March 30, 2021

Working with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness can bring challenges for community legal centres and non-legal support services. Homelessness is associated with a range of civil and criminal law issues, including consumer debt, fines, victims of crime and tenancy disputes. These legal issues […]

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