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: 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: Mediation & dispute resolution for schools, not-for-profit and charity entities | Tuesday, 23 July 2024 @ 4.00pm

Join us for a webinar tailored to schools and charities on the benefits of mediation in dispute resolutions.

Led by certified National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS) mediators, this session will delve into proven strategies to mitigate the risk of litigation, preserve crucial relationships and minimize costs amidst disputes that schools and charities most commonly experience.

Key Highlights:

  •  Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned NMAS mediators who specialize in resolving conflicts within educational and charitable contexts. Gain insights into best practices and effective communication techniques tailored to your unique organizational needs.
  • Minimizing Litigation Risks: Discover proactive approaches to minimize the likelihood of legal battles. Understand how mediation can serve as a preventive measure, resolving issues swiftly and amicably before they escalate into costly disputes.
  • Preserving Relationships: Explore the importance of maintaining positive relationships within schools and charities, even amidst disagreements. Learn how mediation fosters understanding, collaboration, and long-term harmony, preserving valuable connections for the future.
  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Uncover how mediation offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional litigation. By resolving disputes efficiently and collaboratively, organizations can save valuable resources while achieving mutually beneficial outcomes.

Whether you’re a school administrator, charity director, or mediator looking to enhance your skills, this webinar offers practical strategies to navigate conflicts with confidence. Don’t miss this opportunity to harness the power of mediation for sustainable organizational success. Register now to secure your spot!

Presenters: Fran Keyes (Practice Leader) & Simon Mason (Senior Associate)

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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: Mediation & dispute resolution for schools, not-for-profit and charity entities | Tuesday, 23 July 2024 @ 4.00pm

Join us for a webinar tailored to schools and charities on the benefits of mediation in dispute resolutions.

Led by certified National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS) mediators, this session will delve into proven strategies to mitigate the risk of litigation, preserve crucial relationships and minimize costs amidst disputes that schools and charities most commonly experience.

Key Highlights:

  •  Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned NMAS mediators who specialize in resolving conflicts within educational and charitable contexts. Gain insights into best practices and effective communication techniques tailored to your unique organizational needs.
  • Minimizing Litigation Risks: Discover proactive approaches to minimize the likelihood of legal battles. Understand how mediation can serve as a preventive measure, resolving issues swiftly and amicably before they escalate into costly disputes.
  • Preserving Relationships: Explore the importance of maintaining positive relationships within schools and charities, even amidst disagreements. Learn how mediation fosters understanding, collaboration, and long-term harmony, preserving valuable connections for the future.
  • Cost-Effective Solutions: Uncover how mediation offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional litigation. By resolving disputes efficiently and collaboratively, organizations can save valuable resources while achieving mutually beneficial outcomes.

Whether you’re a school administrator, charity director, or mediator looking to enhance your skills, this webinar offers practical strategies to navigate conflicts with confidence. Don’t miss this opportunity to harness the power of mediation for sustainable organizational success. Register now to secure your spot!

Presenters: Fran Keyes (Practice Leader) & Simon Mason (Senior Associate)

Register Here

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 2024 @ 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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