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:

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

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

Seminar Series

Starting in 2016 WLS is running a new series of one-day face-to-face seminars on Women and the Law.

The program is designed for community workers including domestic violence workers, social workers, case workers, support workers, counsellors and health workers.

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:

Rebecca Ebel or Jessica Raffal

(02) 8745 6900

Webinars: Free online legal education

LOISOur free fortnightly 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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