Registration is open for the 2nd Annual Refugee Truma Recovery in Resettlement Conference, hosted by the Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT) on behalf of the Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT).
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority or ‘AFCA’ is a new external dispute resolution (EDR) scheme to deal with complaints from consumers in the financial system.
AFCA replaces the three existing EDR schemes of the Financial Ombudsman Service, the Credit and Investments Ombudsman and Superannuation Complaints Tribunal so that consumers have access to a single EDR scheme.
Australia’s fifteenth annual Anti-Poverty Week, runs from 14 October through to 20 October 2018.
You are invited to participate in a public forum hosted by Shannon Fentiman MP and Micah Projects to address the issues of financial hardship, inequality, homelessness and isolation affecting women in Queensland.
All Australian women should be able to live with dignity in their community of choice.
Including a panel discussion: Voices of Women Experiencing Poverty
The Queensland Government has asked the QPC to conduct an inquiry into how resources and policies can be best used to reduce imprisonment and recidivism and improve outcomes for the community.
The Commission has released an Issues paper for this inquiry, and is now running a series of public forums to seek your views and evidence on the issues raised.
The inquiry will examine:
Interpreting statutes is a critical skill for the legal profession. Yet while you can examine the theory underlying statutory interpretation forever, you must understand the skills needed to apply that theory in practice. Gain an update on key principles and current developments to ensure you stay up to date on the area, followed by a practical workshop led by experts in the field who will offer guidance and advice that you can directly implement in your practice.
Chair: Gim Del Villar, Barrister, Murray Gleeson Chambers
The Wills and Estates Symposium is a must attend event for every solicitor practicing in the area. The day ties together estate planning and estate administration issues with what you need to know in estate litigation (as well as how to avoid litigation). This program includes highly qualified speakers and excellent topics for you to develop your practice and to give you a macro view of wills and estates practice.
Would you like to learn more about the latest on climate law?
Leading legal minds will come together to discuss the changes to climate law and the implications for lawyers at the Banco Court in Brisbane on Tuesday 18 September 2018.
Registrations are now open for the QSAC Sentencing Seminar — Has our approach to drugs gone to pot?
The number of offenders being sentenced for drug use in Queensland is sharply rising.
What lies behind the statistics, and what is the future for drug law enforcement?
This Sentencing Seminar looks at the penalties given to people whose criminal activities are associated with personal or social drug use.
The Australian Academy of Law invites all to attend their public lecture on Litigation Funding: Access and Ethics.
The lecture will be given by the Honourable Philip Commins AM, Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission, with the Honorable Justice Sarah Derrington, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission acting as commentator.