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    The Winter's Tale: An Evening with BottledSnail at the NJC

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    Witness Shakespeare's classic onstage, then delve into contemporary issues in family violence with our expert panel. An event like no other!

    This Victorian Law Week, immerse yourself in a vibrant evening of drama and dialogue with Bottled Snail’s profound reading of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" at the Neighbourhood Justice Centre. Renowned for their compelling theatrical productions, BottledSnail is a dynamic ensemble of legal professionals who bring authenticity and depth to the stage, promising an extraordinary blend of performance and insight.

    Delve into the heart of Shakespeare’s narrative, exploring themes of suspicion, betrayal, and the quest for justice through the captivating rendition of this timeless play. Then, pivot to the modern day with an expert panel discussion that bridges the gap between the Bard’s world and contemporary legal issues in family violence. Appearing on the panel will be His Honour Judge Paul Glass, of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and Her Honour Magistrate Thérèse McCarthy of Victoria's Magistrates Court, Supervising Magistrate for Family Violence and Personal Safety.

    Hear from esteemed legal experts and members of the NJC as they unpack the play’s significance in today's societal context, offering profound reflections and sparking a crucial conversation on art, law, and social justice. With limited seating, this exclusive event is an opportunity not to be missed—book your spot now for an unforgettable journey into the intersection of classic literature and contemporary legal challenges.

    The NJC is fully wheelchair accessible. There is also some accessible parking nearby. If you have any further accessibility concerns or questions, please don't hesitate to email us at

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