Upcoming education events 2021

  • Ngara Yura Program Webinar: First Nations Speaker Series: This inaugural First Nations Speaker Series is a joint online program between the NSW Judicial Commission, the Law Society of NSW and NSW Bar Association celebrating First Nations culture and identity. A series of insightful talks featuring authors, researchers, creators, innovators, knowledge holders and storytellers. These webinars provide an opportunity to learn about the cultural perspectives, and experiences of First Nations people across a range of disciplines. In a year that has been marked by many challenges and memories of the 30 years since RCIADC, this series will inspire us as we listen and hear from leading knowledge holders, sharing their work and understandings of culture and identity and its significance and relevance to modern practices and thinking.
  • Supreme Court annual conference A bespoke conference, tailored for the education needs of Supreme Court justices.
  • District Court of NSW Webinar: Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 — taking stock of the first six months including how the sections work in terms of practical impact on the court and judicial consideration of the sections.
  • Land and Environment Court of NSW Seminar: Legal Reasoning and Climate
    Change Evidence: Attribution Science This session will include:
    Snapshot of the latest climate science, including the carbon budget
    Introduction to attribution science – what is it?
    How can events and/or impacts be linked to increased temperatures?
    Status of current attribution science
    Applying attribution science to the probabilistic reasoning process.
  • Cross-jurisdictional Seminar: Refresher on International Humanitarian Law and its application to domestic courts
    This webinar will provide a broad overview of international humanitarian law (IHL) applicable to Australia, Australia’s obligations and the application, interpretation and relationship of IHL principles and law within the domestic legal system.
  • Local Court of NSW Magistrates’ Orientation Program
    This five-day residential program assists new magistrates with their transition to judicial office, with a focus on fundamental judicial skills and knowledge about court craft, decision-making, sentencing, judicial administration and judicial conduct. The
    program provides participants with an opportunity to analyse and compare different judicial attitudes and approaches to judicial practice.
  • Children’s Court s 16 conference

Cultural Diversity E-Learning: Produced by the Judicial Commission of NSW, drawing on several resources, including the Family Court of Australia’s online cultural competency training course and the Judicial Commission’s Equality Before the Law Bench Book at https://elearning.judcom.nsw.gov.au/

A user guide to this E-learning module may be found here