Webinars

Free online training and legal education

LOISWant to learn more about the law? Join us for our free fortnightly Ask LOIS webinars! Click on the links below to find out more and register today!

Our free fortnightly online workshops (“webinars”) are hosted by solicitors and experts across the field. All past webinars can also be watched for free along with summary fact sheets at www.asklois.org.au

Upcoming webinars

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Past webinars:

Here are our most recently broadcast webinars. If you would like to view earlier webinars, please email asklois@wlsnsw.org.au and we will send you a link. When we launch our new Ask LOIS website, all the past webinars will be available for viewing again. Thanks for your patience.

Laws covering sex work in NSW

Join us in this webinar as we look at the laws governing sex work in NSW, including:

  • Is engaging in sex work legal in NSW?
  • Are the laws in NSW the same as in other states and territories?
  • How can I effectively assist a client who are sex workers?

Presented by Kali Karnivale, Policy Analyst, Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association

You can download a copy of the slides here, and a copy of the factsheet will be available to download shortly.

Image-based abuse in NSW: the new legal framework

This webinar looks at the new Crimes (Intimate Images) Amendment Act 2017 (NSW), which covers the non-consensual sharing of intimate images (often referred to as “revenge porn”).

Presented by Jessica Raffal, Solicitor, Women’s Legal Service NSW

You can download a copy of the slides here, and a copy of the factsheet related to this webinar here.

Transgender kids and the law

This webinar looks at the law around transgender kids, including issues like:

  • Medical treatment
  • Change of identity documents
  • Dealing with schools

Presented by Hilary Kincaid, Principal Solicitor, Inner City Legal Centre, Thursday 19 April 2018

You can download a copy of the slides here, and a copy of the factsheet related to this webinar here.

 

Introduction to Special Benefit

This webinar looks at:

  • What is the Centrelink “Special Benefit” payment?
  • How can my client qualify to receive it?
  • My client is a new migrant – can she access Special Benefit?
  • How does Special Benefit interact with other payments like Family Tax Benefit?

Presented by Jessica Raffal, Solicitor, Women’s Legal Service NSW, Thursday 5 April 2018

You can download a copy of the slides here, and a copy of the factsheet related to this webinar here.

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