Community Legal Education

Women’s Legal Service NSW (WLS NSW) is committed to informing women about the legal system and their legal rights. WLS NSW maximises access to information for the most disadvantaged women in NSW by prioritising education for community and support workers about legal issues affecting women.

Training and Workshops

WLS NSW provides Community Legal Education workshops across NSW in both metropolitan and rural areas.

We can provide workshops on topics including:

  • Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs)
  • Care and protection law
  • Court orders and parenting
  • Discrimination law
  • Domestic violence
  • Cyber bullying
  • Family law
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual harassment
  • Counsellors’ records and subpoenas
  • Victim’s Support
  • Human Rights
  • Women and the law

Download our brochure: Community Legal Education and Training

We have provided workshops to groups including:

  • Women’s groups
  • Community and social workers
  • Refuge workers
  • Migrant and refugee support workers
  • Medical professionals
  • Lawyers
  • School and University students

Legal Basics – Community Worker Training

We offer two day training programs for community workers covering basic legal information on topics such as domestic and family violence, record keeping and safety planning.

Seminar Series

Our Foundation runs monthly Feminist Legal Perspectives seminars on a range of current issues.

Find out more about the current program on the Seminar Series page

Contact Information

For more information on the workshops available, or to make a request for training for your group or organisation, please contact:

Chloe Wyatt

(02) 8745 6900

Webinars: Free online legal education

Our free monthly online workshops (“webinars”) are hosted by lawyers from WLS and guest experts from across the field. Past webinars can also be viewed online for free on the Ask LOIS website, along with summary fact sheets. Read more 

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