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Law for Community Workers

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Community workers can play a key role in assisting their clients to access legal help.

Law for Community Workers aims to help community workers to:

  • identify legal problems 
  • assist clients to understand the legal system and legal procedures
  • understand the range of legal assistance services available in South Australia and
  • make timely appropriate referrals for legal assistance and advice. 

The program focusses on key areas of law that are relevant for community workers and their clients. Our current schedule is below.

When are the sessions held?

Sessions are usually scheduled from 12.30-1.30pm on Thursdays.

Where are the sessions held?

You can attend in person OR via our user-friendly webcast system.  When you register you receive the details for your chosen type of attendance.

How do I register?

You can register on our booking page (on Eventbrite) here or by using the green button below.

Who presents the sessions?

The sessions are all presented by lawyers from the Legal Services Commission who are experienced in their field.

Do you provide resources?

We have online and hard copy resources and publications, that you can access and order for free.


Current Law for Community Workers schedule

The sessions in our current program are:

15 February 2018  Helping Clients with Legal Problems

8 March 2018 Family Law  

29 March 2018 The Child Support System

10 May 2018 Legal Responses to Family Violence

31 May 2018 Advance Care Directives

21 June 2018 Centrelink Issues



To attend a session, you can register through Eventbrite.

As you can attend either in person or via webcast, please check that when you select a session,  you have selected the option that suits you, before finalising your booking.   

Register now on Eventbrite


For information about the Law for Community Workers  program contact the LCW Coordinator, Paula Meegan. or  ph. 8111 5749.