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 & FORMAT

Repairs in NSW public housing and private rentals

9 November 2021, 
paid webinar & recording

Introduction to Social Housing Law and Policy (NSW)

11am Tuesday 30 November 2021
paid webinar & recording

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

2022 TBC

Resolving financial abuse issues: Financial control after separation

2022 TBC

Money Matters in Social Housing (NSW)

2022 TBC

Domestic violence and tenancy (NSW)

2022 TBC

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

2022 TBC

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

2022 TBC

Fines and penalty notices 2: Instalments, Waivers & WDOs (NSW)

2022 TBC

 

 

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.
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TOPIC
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

 
  Identifying financial abuse in intimate partner relationships, and supporting victim survivors July 2020 watch video now free of charge
  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
  Help! My Client has Problem Debts #2: External dispute resolution June 2019 video for subscribers
  Help your clients with payday loans November 2016 video for subscribers

TENANCY

 
  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 September 2019 video for subscribers
  Intro to Social Housing Law & Policy (NSW) May 2018 video for subscribers
  Money Matters in Social Housing (NSW) June 2018 video for subscribers
  Changes to anti-social behaviour laws in public housing (NSW) June 2017 video for subscribers

EMPLOYMENT

 
  Short changed at work: Wage theft from migrant workers October 2018 video for subscribers
  Dodgy Jobs April 2017 video for subscribers
  Bullying, harassment & discrimination at work (NSW) November 2016 video for subscribers
 
OTHER TOPICS

 

 
  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
  Navigating legal assistance: Getting the help your clients need (NSW) May 2019 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