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Law for Community Sector Workers Debt Issues

We run free workshops for staff, volunteers and board/committee members of NSW community organisations.  

This workshop covers:

  • Consumer law and insurance including credit cards, personal loans and mortgages
  • Dispute resolution processes
  • Bankruptcy
  • Where to get legal help 

This workshop is delivered by Legal Aid NSW lawyers with extensive experience in civil law.

Registration is essential as places for this workshop are limited. 


Who should attend? 

  • Staff who work with socially and economically disadvantaged clients.
  • Staff working for organisations providing material aid or crisis aid. 

Learning Outcomes 

By completing this workshop, participants will have information and tools to:

  • List common issues in relation to credit cards, personal loans, mortgages, general consumer law and insurance
  • Explain the concept of "external dispute resolution" and how to lodge a dispute
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of bankruptcy
  • Identify where to get legal help 


This is a half-day workshop of 3 hours duration.