Keep community workers informed about legal issues and changes to the law. Let us know what you really think of our podcasts – help us maintain this resource! In this episode, we interview Anisa, a civil lawyer at Legal Aid NSW Prisoners Legal Service. Anisa tells us about the types of legal issues they help prisoners with, the different forms of support lawyers provide, and the other forms of support they provide. This includes accepting referrals from family members and community workers who are trying to help prisoners deal with legal issues that may arise from incarceration. For more information: About Legal Aid NSW Prisoners Legal Service – Corrections NSW Portal Community Restorative Centre – Support services and resources for prisoners` family members Prisoners Aid NSW – providing practical assistance to inmates, ex-prisoners and their families Women`s Justice Network – committed to promoting the perspectives and well-being of women affected by the justice system Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) Policing and Detention Projects NSW Legal Assistance Forum Prisoners Forum – a platform for NSW justice sector organisations to work cooperatively and collaboratively to address access to justice and the legal needs of prisoners in New South Wales. If you have applied for legal aid and would like to check the status of your application, you can contact the Scholarship Department on 02 9219 5880. Applications for the Stolen Generation Repair Program have been extended until June 30, 2023. For more information, see shorturl.at/gEIKZ TRIGGER WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that the following program contains sensitive and conflicting content. “The Stolen Generations Reparations Programme authorizes the voluntary payment of US$ 75,000 to survivors of stolen generations who have been abducted, recruited or otherwise entrusted to Aboriginal Welfare Boards by Aboriginal Protection or Protection Boards under the Aboriginal Protection or Protection Act 1909 until the Act is repealed on 2 June 1969.
In this episode, you`ll hear from lawyers Teela Reid and Merinda Dutton, who were both working for the Civil Law Service for Indigenous Communities at the time of recording. You will also hear excerpts from a video produced by Charmaine Mumbulla on the impact of the “plot move” on several Legal Aid NSW employees and their families. Recommendations and further information Fact sheets on Indigenous Affairs of New South Wales. For more information, call: 1800 019 998 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org knowmore Legal Department 1800 605 762 National Redress Scheme 1800 737 377 Part 1: The National Redress Regime – in response to the Royal Commission podcast episode on institutional responses to child sexual abuse. NSW Legal Aid webinar – learn more – recorded beyond the Royal Commission on the 23rd. October 2018 The Civil Law Service for Aboriginal Communities (CLSAC) calls toll-free 1800 793 017 or (02) 9219 5057 Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) Call LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 Visit the Legal Aid NSW website to find a local civil law advisory service. Take care of yourself We want it to be a safe place for listeners. If you need help, there are services that can help: Beyond Blue -1300 224 636 Lifeline -13 11 14 Call to Action! Tell us what you really think about “Law for Community Workers on the Road” – help this resource grow and improve. Natalie Neumann of Community Legal Education speaks with Jeremie Quiohilag and Nohara Odicho of the Refugee Service.
Learn more about their work, the people they help, and how to refer your newcomer or refugee clients to this service. Recommendations and further information For more information on where your clients can get help, contact: Legal Aid NSW Refugee Service (02) 8713 6725. email@example.com How can Legal Aid NSW Refugee Service help me? — Watch the videos on YouTube and show them to your customers (available in English, Arabic, Assyrian, Dari/Farsi and Kurmanji Kurdish). Legal Balance Book a legal verification training for your team. Legal Aid NSW provides legal services in partnership with the private legal profession by providing legal aid. In 2014/2015, private lawyers accounted for 41.8% of legal aid clients. They work closely with partners including LawAccess NSW, Community Law Centres and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service NSW/ACT. This podcast is produced by Legal Aid NSW`s Community Legal Education team. We host free workshops, information sessions and webinars to educate the public and community workers about the law and how to get legal aid. Sign up on LawSeeker so Australians who need legal help can find you today. Call to action! Tell us what you really think about “Law for Community Workers on the Road” – help this resource grow and improve. Ask your clients if they are veterans or if you have ever done your military service? The Veterans` Advocacy Service is a national specialist service provided by Legal Aid NSW that helps veterans and their families access the services and benefits to which they are entitled.
Hear Danuzia Pontes and Nicholas Warren talk about service and how it can help your customers. Recommendations and further information More information and contact details Veterans Advocacy Service at Legal Aid NSW Order the publication of the Veterans Advocacy Service for FREE from our publication website Call the Veterans Advocacy Service directly on 02 9219 5148 (reverse fee accepted) for advice or an appointment. Visit the Legal Aid NSW website to find a local advisory service. Learn more about the Law Check-Up training program or book a FREE training course now. Law Check-Up Webinar Call LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 Homes for Heroes Soldier On RSL NSW (with DefenceCare) Defence Families of Australia Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Veterans` Review Board To contact the CLE team with feedback or topic suggestions, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org Are you or your clients affected by the bushfires? In this emergency episode of bushfires, we talk to Ma`ata Solofoni of the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW. Ma`ata talks about this new service and how it provides free legal aid to people affected by the bushfires in New South Wales. The types of legal issues we can help with include insurance claims, rentals, financial hardship, loans and debts, central linkage and employment matters. Listen to Ma`ata now and if you need more information, call the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW on 1800 801 529. Recommendations and further information For information, advice, recommendations and where to find the nearest Legal Aid NSW office, call the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW on 1800 801 529. The Legal Aid NSW – Legal Help for victims of natural disasters website contains information and links to useful publications.
If you need support, there are services that can help: Beyond Blue -1300 224 636 Lifeline -13 11 14 There are several behaviours considered “petty crimes” that you may not be familiar with, CALD communities and newly arrived refugees may be at risk of committing these crimes. Find out what these crimes are and how and where to get help if your client has committed a minor infraction? Florence Montalvo Cruz and Nohara Odicho of Refugee Service Legal Aid NSW were interviewed by Audrey Bourget as part of the SBS Settlement Guide series to discuss legal issues affecting people moving to Australia. Recommendations and further information For more information on where your clients can get help, contact: Legal Aid NSW Refugee Service (02) 8713 6725. email@example.com How can the New South Wales Refugee Service help me? — Watch the videos on YouTube and show them to your customers (available in English, Arabic, Assyrian, Darsi/Farsi and Kurmanji Kurdish). Book legal verification training for your team or organization.