Past Webinars

PAST WEBINARS

Missed a webinar? You can catch up in your own time!

The last 12 webinars are below and older webinars can be found on our Vimeo page.

Accompanying factsheets can be found in the Resources.

The Interactions of AVOs and Parenting Orders

Presented by Amy Power & Rishika Pai, Solicitors – Women’s Legal Service NSW

This webinar looks at the ways in which AVOs often intersect and interact with Parenting Orders and what happens when breaches occur.

 

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Broadcast: 3 March 2021

Domestic Violence and Tech Abuse - the 2nd national survey

Presented by Karen Bentley, CEO – WESNET Women’s Services Network

A presentation of the findings of the second national survey into Domestic Violence and Tech Abuse 

 

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Broadcast: 3 February 2021

Domestic Violence and Centrelink - getting help during Covid

Presented by Donna Flood, Solicitor – Welfare Rights Centre NSW

An overview of the centrelink benefits available to survivors of DV and the changes to benefits during the Covid pandemic.

 

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Broadcast: 4 November 2020

Protecting Young People from Sexual Exploitation

Presented by Fern Hoang, Solicitor – Women’s Legal Service NSW

An overview of the key protections available for vulnerable young people at risk of sexual exploitation including the age of consent, consent to medical treatment, online safety and recent updates to the Crimes Amendment (Special Care Offences) Bill.

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Broadcast: 14 October 2020

Recent Changes to the Victims Support Scheme

Presented by Kellie McDonald, Senior Solicitor – Women’s Legal Service NSW

Information about the recent changes to the Victims Support Scheme and how to you can support your clients making applications. 

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Broadcast: 2 September 2020

An Overview of Modern Slavery and Anti-Trafficking Laws

Presented by Sandeep Dhillon, Lawyer – Anti Slavery Australia

An overview of modern slavery and anti-trafficking laws, and the ways in which community service workers can help people who have experienced or are at risk of modern slavery in Australia.

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Broadcast: 5 August 2020

Domestic Violence Leave under the Fair Work Act

Presented by Rosetta Lee, Solicitor – Women’s Legal Service NSW

Women’s Legal Service NSW provides an overview of Domestic Violence Leave  under the Fair Work Act 2009, and looks at how to support casual and permanent employees.

 

Broadcast: 1 July 2020

Victims Support Scheme Updates

Presented by Kellie McDonald, Senior Solicitor – Women’s Legal Service NSW

Women’s Legal Service NSW provides an update about the Victims Services support scheme including a look at the Immediate Needs Support Package (INSP) and maximising recognition payments. 

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Broadcast: 3 June 2020

Understanding Legal Changes under Covid-19

Presented by Kellie McDonald, Senior Solicitor – Women’s Legal Service NSW

An overview of some of the recent legal updates and changes under the Covid-19 public health legislation, including court processes, renting, family law, AVOs and responding to Domestic Violence.

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Broadcast: 6 May 2020

Abuse Claims and Civil Liability

Presented by Jacquline Townsend, Special Counsel, Donaldson Law

The webinar covered historical and recent assaults and the legal options available including civil litigation and the National Redress Scheme.

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Broadcast: 8 April 2020

Assistance for women affected by natural disasters

Presented by Amy Power, Solicitor, Women’s Legal Service NSW

The webinar will look at how to replace lost legal documents and consider how bushfires and floods can affect issues of domestic violence, parenting and child support, AVOs and parenting orders in a significant change of circumstances.

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Broadcast: 11 March 2020

Breaching court orders

Presented by Gabrielle Craig, Solicitor, Women’s Legal Service NSW

This webinar looks at what to do when Court Orders are breached. We will discuss AVOs and Family Court orders.

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Broadcast: 19 Feb 2020
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