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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Skills/
Managing sexual offence cases. 

28 June 2024 | Full Day

Sexual offences are a complex area requiring judicial officers to navigate evidence, procedure and emotion amid evolving legislation and jurisprudence.

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Chief Judge Peter Kidd

Law/
Evidence essentials.

19 July 2024 | Half Day

A perennial favourite, this event provides judicial officers with the opportunity to hear from experienced judicial officers and experts on complex areas of evidence law.

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Skills/
Clear and concise decision writing – VCAT.

26 July 2024 | Full Day

Do you aim to deliver clear and concise decisions? Looking to sharpen your reasons?

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Skills/
Courtroom communication.

30 July 2024 | Full Day

Courtroom management is learned, not innate. Developing courtcraft skills will assist in establishing your own judicial practice and authority.

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Judicial Life/
The privilege and pressure of judicial work.

31 July 2024 | Seminar

Judges and magistrates experience both high satisfaction and high stress in their work. This event showcases recently published Australian research from interviews with judicial officers about the experience of stress and satisfaction in their work. It will explore how they can be further supported to thrive in their judicial role.

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First Nations/
Lore and literature.

06 August 2024 | Seminar

Enhance awareness of the cultural and socioeconomic issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples coming before the courts.

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