Upcoming education events

Children’s Court of NSW Section 16 Meeting: Section 16 meetings focus on issues specific to the Children’s Court, in both the care and criminal jurisdictions. It provides Children’s Court magistrates with the opportunity to discuss current matters involving children and the court with their peers and with other professionals involved in the area.

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.

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://efront.judcom.nsw.gov.au/efront/www/index.php