Events.

Our events, whether in person or online, are designed to impart knowledge, deepen understanding and promote judicial collegiality. College education supports judicial officers to stay up to date and to develop the skills needed to perform the judicial role.
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Social Context/
Understanding family violence.

09 August 2024 | Full Day

Making the justice system safer for victim-survivors remains a priority for all courts and tribunals.

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Social Context/
Understanding cognitive impairment and forensic disability services.

14 August 2024 | Seminar

Mental disorder or impairment and drug dependency are common in people appearing in the criminal justice system. Yet they often don’t get the support they need.

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Judicial Life/
Strategies for managing vicarious trauma.

16 August 2024 | Half Day

Understand more about the nature of vicarious trauma, including strategies for prevention and management.

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Skills/
Mastering the art of judgment writing.

22 August 2024 | Multi Day

Do you feel burdened by the number of judgments you have to write? Are your judgments and rulings getting longer and more complex?

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Law/
Running contested hearings.

06 September 2024 | Full Day

One of the most requested programs in our recent judge’s education survey, this event will help magistrates refine how they manage contested hearings.

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First Nations/
Aboriginality and bail.

12 September 2024 | Seminar

Develop knowledge and confidence in hearing bail applications involving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in this expert-led discussion of legislative changes to the Bail Act 1977.

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