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Law for Community Sector Workers Social Security Law

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

This workshop covers:

  • Overview of the Social Security system
  • Centrelink debts and other common problems
  • Review rights
  • 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 have contact with social security recipients including those working in the disability, family support and social welfare sectors.
  • Staff that have contact with parents and carers of social security recipients including disability, respite and family services workers.

Learning Outcomes 

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

  • Explain the Social Security system
  • Describe the different types of support available
  • Better understand the law as it relates to Centrelink debts
  • Explain the review rights and processes available to people
  • Identify where to get legal help


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