Online Webinars

We offer public and client educational webinars in areas of law relevant to your organisation and day-to-day life.

Our webinars are free of charge.

You are welcome to view our archived legal and school law webinars made available to the general public.

2024 ACC Webinars

ACC: Religious freedom, employment and church entities | Monday, 8 April 2024 12:30pm

This webinar will discuss:

  • What is the position on religious freedom as it intersects with employment law particularly for churches that run additional entities such as after-school, before-school and vacation centres, care ministries and schools.
  • Can anti-discrimination exception(s) on grounds of religion apply to employment of staff? What are practical guidelines for recruitment and onboarding. Policies to consider for the employment relationship.

Presenter: Fran Mayer , Senior Lawyer

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ACC: Easy strategies for Churches to Maximise Charitable Donations | Monday, 15 July 2024 12:30pm

As a School / College employer are you having difficulty in filling teaching positions because of the current Labour shortage in Australia?

Join Simon Mason, Senior Associate, in an exclusive webinar for educational institutions and organisations. Simon’s webinar will focus on Temporary Skills Shortage Visas (Subclass 482) for primary and secondary teachers.

Learn about the process for both Applicant and Sponsor, as we outline requirements for an Australian employer and an offshore/onshore teacher, including:

  • eligibility criteria
  • required and supporting documentation
  • fee obligations & important timelines; and
  • increasing favourable prospects.

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ACC: Managing Gender Transitions and Gender Identity Issues | Monday, 7 October 2024 12:30pm

Dealing with issues relating to Gender Change and Sexuality

  • QLD’s legal position regarding gender identity and sexuality – an update
  • Practical implications for pastoral counselling
  • Is there a need for policy? How far reaching?
  • Can exemption(s) apply? 

Presenter: Eustacia Yates, Special Counsel

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2024 ACS Webinars

ACS: Employer Sponsored Visas for Teachers | Monday, 4 March 2024 5:30pm

Learn about the process for both Applicant and Sponsor, as we outline requirements for an Australian employer and an offshore/onshore teacher, including:

  • eligibility criteria
  • required and supporting documentation
  • fee obligations & important timelines; and
  •  increasing favourable prospects

Presenter: Simon Mason, Senior Associate

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ACS: Privacy update | Monday, 10 June 2024 05:30 PM

This webinar will discuss:

• How would the recommendations under the Privacy Act Review Report affect schools?
• Updates in the Privacy Law and Cyber-security space, including recent cases.
• What are the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s expectations in taking steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to protect information from unauthorised access (Australian Privacy Principle 11.1(b))?
• What do we think data governance will look like in 2024?
• What are the privacy considerations for use of Open AI and Chat GPT in the classroom?

Presenter: James Tan, Director

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ACS: Gender Identity & Discrimination | Monday, 4 November 2023 5.30pm

This webinar will discuss:

•An update on gender law reform and impact on QLD schools
•Refresher on origins in discrimination laws/principles
•Application on employment and recruitment

Practical tips for school policies affected as they apply to students.

Presenter: Eustacia Yates, Special Counsel

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ACS: NSSAB Update – an in-depth look at compliance | Monday, 18 November 2023 5.30pm

This webinar will discuss:

  • Practical compliance tips for adhering to government funding eligibility criteria
  • How to be proactive in preparing for cyclical compliance reviews
  • Responding to regulatory compliance action by NSSAB
  • Learnings from recent case studies

Presenter: Jessica Lipsett, Director

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar(s).

Please note: Our webinars commence according to Brisbane local time. Please bear this in mind as Daylight Saving Time is not observed in Queensland.

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