Events

Community Information Sessions

The Parramatta Community Justice Clinic (PCJC) hosted a number of free community information sessions in 2011 and 2012. We will once again be hosting these free community information session in 2013. This is an opportunity to hear from a range of legal professionals, government agencies and community service providers in Western Sydney speak on a range of topics. You will have an opportunity to ask questions of each speaker and hear about the services that are available to you in Greater Western Sydney. 

These sessions are educational events only. No personal legal advice will be given. To discuss your circumstances you may wish to make an appointment at the Parramatta Community Justice Clinic - 02 8688 7873.

Below is the 2015 Event Schedule: 

Sr.Details of Event or SeminarSpeakers & PartnersMore information and program

1

Tenancy Law 

Community Migrant Resource Centre, Conference Room, Level 4, 1 Horwood Place Parramatta

Date : 10 February 2015  
           10.30am -12.30pm  

Speakers:

  • Jayd Raffoul, Tennant Advocate 

 

Event partners:

  • PCJC – lead organiser
  • Macquarie Legal Centre 
  • Community Migrant Resource Centre 

Tenancy Law Event Program

BOOKINGS NOT REQUIRED 

For further enquiries, please contact Indian_subconsgp@cmrc.com.au or

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Below was the 2011 events schedule:

Sr.Details of Event or SeminarSpeakers & PartnersMore information and program

1

Law Week 2011 – Parramatta City Library talks – "Family Law, Divorce & De facto Relationships"

Monday 16 May (6.00pm – 7.30pm)

Parramatta City Library, Civic Place, Parramatta (off Macquarie Street)

An event to discuss Family Law, Divorce and De facto Relationships
Speakers include:

  • Indra Ban – Parramatta City Library
  • Sarah Hart – Macquarie Legal Centre
  • Michaela Byers – PCJC Partners:
  • Parramatta City Library – lead organiser
  • Parramatta City Council
  • PCJC
  • Macquarie Legal Centre

Parramatta City Library 2011 Law Week Program (PDF)

BOOKINGS RECOMMENDED – Please call 9806 5159.

2

Law Week 2011 – Parramatta Local Court Open Day

Tuesday 17 May (9.00am – 2.00pm)

Parramatta Local Court, 12 George St, Parramatta (corner of George & Marsden Streets)

The PCJC and Law Society of NSW (Young Lawyers Branch) will share an information booth at the front of the court.
Partners:

  • Department of Attorney General & Justice – lead organiser

www.lawweek.com.au

3

Law Week 2011 – Parramatta City Library talks – "Young People & the Law Information Session"

Tuesday 17 May (6.00pm – 7.30pm)

Parramatta City Library, Civic Place, Parramatta (off Macquarie Street) 

An event to discuss legal issues for young people.
Speakers include:

  • Indra Ban – Parramatta City Library
  • Adele Francis – Macquarie Legal Centre

Partners:

  • Parramatta City Library – lead organiser
  • Parramatta City Council
  • PCJC
  • Macquarie Legal Centre

Parramatta City Library 2011 Law Week Program (PDF)

BOOKINGS RECOMMENDED – Please call Parramatta City Library on 9806 5159.

4

PCJC Community Information Session - Immigration Law

Parramatta Town Hall, Jubilee Room, Church St, Parramatta

Wednesday 14 September 2011
6pm – 8pm

Speakers will discuss reuniting families and various visa types including humanitarian visas.

Speakers:

  • Michaela Byers, Registered Migration Agent
  • Department of Immigration & Citizenship

Event partners:

  • PCJC – lead organiser
  • The Hills Holroyd Migrant Resource Centre
  • Parramatta City Council
  • Parramatta City Library

Immigration Law Event Program (pdf)

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL as there are limited places.

To register please call the Western Sydney University School of Law on 02 6985 9529
or email your full name and contact number to lawrsvp@westernsyndney.edu.au
(You must say you would like to attend the 'Immigration Law event' on 14 September).

Light refreshments will be provided – sandwiches, water, juice, tea & coffee.

5

Western Sydney University Equity and Diversity Open Forum
Parramatta Campus
Thursday 13 October
6pm – 8pm
Riverside  Theatre,     Church St, Parramatta

Other details to be confirmed soon.

An ongoing series of  public lectures including a panel of experts. 

Speakers:

  • To be  confirmed 

Partners   

  • Western Sydney University  Equity and Diversity
  • The Whitlam Institute
  • PCJC
  •  

Program coming soon.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL as  there are limited places.

Ticket information coming  soon.

6

PCJC Community Information Session - Elder Law

Club Merrylands Bowling, Cnr of Newman Rd and Oxford St, Merrylands

Friday 14 October 2011
12pm – 2pm

Speakers will discuss the legal ramifications around accommodation options including retirement villages, granny flats, and residential aged care. One speaker will discuss recent changes to the pension.

Speakers:

  • Sue Field – NSW Public Guardian & Trustee / Western Sydney University
  • John Rafferty – Macquarie Legal Centre
  • Therry Sorrell – Financial Information Service

Partners:

  • PCJC – lead organiser
  • Club Merrylands Bowling
  • Macquarie Legal Centre
  • Parramatta City Council
  • Parramatta City Library

Elder Law Event Program (pdf)

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL as there are limited places.

To register please call Western Sydney University School of Law on 02 6985 9529
or email your full name and contact number to lawrsvp@westernsydney.edu.au
(You must say you would like to attend the 'Elder Law event' on 14 October).

Light refreshments will be provided – sandwiches, water, juice, tea & coffee.

7

Small Business Law Event

Parramatta Town Hall, Charles Byrne Room, Church St, Parramatta

Wednesday 16 November 2011
6pm – 9pm

This event will provide information to help micro and small business owners. Speakers will discuss the legal ramifications of selecting the type of business to establish e.g. sole trader, trust, company etc. Topic area under development.

Speakers:

  • To be confirmed

Partners:

  • PCJC – lead organiser
Other partners to be confirmed.

Program coming soon.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL as there are limited places.

To register please call the Western Sydney University School of Law on 02 6985 9529
or email your full name and contact number to lawrsvp@westernsydney.edu.au

(You must say you would like to attend the 'Small Business Law event' on 16 November).

Light refreshments will be provided – sandwiches, water, juice, tea & coffee.