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    Navigating Australia’s Child Safe Legislation

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    We are excited to announce we are partnering with knowmore Legal Service to offer this upcoming learning opportunity.  

    Equip yourself with the critical knowledge needed to navigate the legal and legislative requirements and environment when working with and supporting victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. This essential training session will delve into the complexities of legal foundations and reporting protocols across different jurisdictions.  

    What you will learn:  

    • Mandatory Reporting: Understand the legal obligations and procedures for reporting child sexual abuse 
    • Age of Consent: Gain insights into how consent laws impact case handling and support  
    • Age of Criminal Responsibility: Explore the implications of criminal responsibility in cases of child sexual abuse

    Who Should Attend?  

    This session is ideal for practitioners from diverse organisations and settings who work with children and young people and wish to enhance their professional capabilities. 

    Featured Speakers:   

    Alisa Hall, Director of Practice Development and Engagement, the National Centre. Alisa is a social worker, service leader and executive with 30 years of experience working in health, community care, and violence against women and children service areas and settings. She has extensive experience leading workforce programs and initiatives to build the capability of practitioners, organisations, sectors and industries. 


    Rachel Neil, Acting Principal Lawyer, knowmore Legal Service. Rachel Neil is the Acting Principal Lawyer of knowmore Legal Service and has worked at knowmore since 2019. She was previously the Principal Solicitor of Women’s Legal Service Queensland and has spent her legal career committed to helping vulnerable people to access their rights within a strong framework of trauma informed practice. 

    Amy Barrett, Managing Lawyer, knowmore Legal Service. Amy Barrett is the Managing Lawyer of knowmore Legal Service, Sydney. She has previously worked at Legal Aid NSW and the NSW State Manager of the National Native Title Tribunal. Over her career she has assisted Aboriginal communities with a range of civil law matters including applications to the NSW Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme. She has also worked with clients in custody, young people in out-of-home care and clients involved in sexual assault proceedings.  

    Secure your spot now! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to advance your expertise! 

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