Advocacy Training

We work with you for better outcomes for your clients.

RLC works in partnership with community workers, advocates and lawyers, by providing legal training and resources, so that you can better assist your clients.

  • We train workers in NSW and Australia-wide.
  • We present a calendar of training webinars - see below.
  • We record webinars and videos for viewing at a convenient time.
  • We can also come to you, at a time and place that suits you - ask us about customised workplace training.

 

Advocacy Training calendar

Below are all our past and future webinar topics. You can: 

  1. Participate in a free webinar or watch a free recording. Click on the topic below - it will be linked to more information approximately a month in advance.
     
  2. Participate in a paid webinar: Click on the topic below for details, fees and the online booking form. 
     
  3. Watch a video recording of a future webinar: Register for that webinar, and we will send you the link to that recording when it's available.
     
  4. Get an annual subscription, so everyone in your agency or team can access all paid webinars and past and future videos.

 

Live webinars & video recordings coming soon

TOPIC DATE

Resolving financial abuse issues: Financial control after separation

6 April 2022

Money Matters in Social Housing (NSW)

18 May 2022

Resolving financial abuse issues: Car loans

Wednesday 8 June 2022

Help! My Client has Problem Debts #1: Internal Dispute Resolution

Wednesday 27 July 2022,  11am AEST

Resolving financial abuse issues: Fringe lenders

FREE OF CHARGE! 
Wednesday 17 August 2022 at 11am AEST

Women @ Work: Sexual harassment, new domestic violence leave and more

FREE OF CHARGE! 
Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 11am AEST

Fines and penalty notices 1: Challenging the fine (NSW only)

Wednesday 21 September 2022 at 11am

Domestic violence and tenancy (NSW only) 

Wednesday 19 October 2022 at 11am

Evictions (NSW only)

Wednesday 9 November 2022, 11am

Help! My Client has Problem Debts #2: External Dispute Resolution

Wednesday 30 November 2022, 11am AEDT

Topics may change until bookings open above. New training topics and confirmed dates are added throughout the year.

 

Video recordings from previous webinars

To watch these videos:

  • free videos: simply click the topic link
  • videos for subscribers only: Click the topic below to find out more. Get an annual subscription so everyone in your agency or team can attend live webinars and view all past and future videos. Enquiries: Nick Manning email education@rlc.org.au.
VIDEO AVAILABLE
Black Lives Matter - A Roadmap for Policing and Justice Reform  July 2020 watch video now free of charge

POLICING

 
Reporting a Sexual Assault – NSW Police and NSW Health Procedure June 2021 watch video now free of charge
Police Street Powers (NSW) September 2021 watch video now free of charge
Police powers and protests: what are your legal rights?  December 2020 watch video now free of charge
How will a class action stop unlawful police strip searches in NSW? 2020 watch video now free of charge

FINES

 
How to Appeal a COVID-19 Fine in NSW October 2020 watch video now free of charge
Traffic, parking & COVID-19 fines: What are your payment & review options? July 2020 watch video now free of charge
Fines and penalty notices 1: Challenging the fine (NSW) October 2019 video for subscribers
Fines and penalty notices 2: Instalments, Waivers & WDOs (NSW) November 2019 video for subscribers

FINANCE

 
Resolving Financial Abuse Legal Issues #1 September 2020 watch video now free of charge
Resolving financial abuse issues: Two Roads Diverged July 2021 watch video now free of charge
Resolving financial abuse issues: Telecommunications August 2021 watch video now free of charge
Resolving financial abuse issues: Financial control after separation  April 2022 video for subscribers
Help! My Client has Problem Debts #2: External dispute resolution June 2019 video for subscribers
   

TENANCY

 
Introduction to Social Housing Law and Policy (NSW) November 2021 video for subscribers
Domestic violence and Tenancy (NSW) May and November 2019 video for subscribers
De’Termination: Evictions and how to challenge them (NSW) November 2018 video for subscribers
Repairs in NSW public housing and private rentals November 2021 video for subscribers
Intro to Social Housing Law & Policy (NSW) May 2018 video for subscribers
Money Matters in Social Housing (NSW) May 2022 video for subscribers
Changes to anti-social behaviour laws in public housing (NSW) June 2017 video for subscribers

OTHER TOPICS

 
Bullying, harassment & discrimination at work (NSW) November 2016 video for subscribers
COVID-19 and your Visa October 2020 watch video now free of charge
International Students: Effective complaints about education providers March 2017 video for subscribers

 

Social housing videos

RLC's Inner Sydney Tenancy Advice and Advocacy Service is a leader in the field of social housing law. These 3-4 minute training videos explain the basics of NSW social housing law and policy, and are a great starting point for anyone new to the topic.

 

More information

  • You can access the resources for our past workshops at any time.
     
  • Sign up to our Community Worker Alerts (sign-up form at right), and we will alert you to upcoming workshops. We will also email you relevant and useful legal information from time to time.

 

MORE INFORMATION
Training calendar
Webinar technical details
Fees & bookings
Annual subscriptions
Current subscribers
Free concessions
Cancellations, Transfers, Credits & Refunds
Enquiries: Nick Manning education@rlc.org.au