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Law for Community Sector Workers Neighbours Issues

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

This workshop covers:

  • Legislative framework for neighbour issues
  • Fences and boundaries, Trees, Noise and Animals
  • Dispute resolution and court processes
  • 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 in relation to residential issues.

Learning Outcomes 

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

  • List the key legal and non-legal pathways for neighbour disputes relating to fences, trees, noise and animals
  • Identify the legislation relating to neighbour issues
  • Understand the role and function of the Community Justice Centres 
  • Identify where to get legal help 


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