Training on Reforms to Sentencing Laws

Tue Jul 24 2018

The NSW Government has passed legislation that will substantially reform sentencing laws. The laws are planned to commence on Monday, 24 September 2018. Legal Aid NSW is providing free training on the sentencing reforms to lawyers across NSW. This includes members of the NSW Bar who appear for defendants.

The NSW Bar Association will host a session on sentencing reforms, to be held at 5.15 on 21 August 2018 in the Common Room. The session will be chaired by S Odgers with R Wilson PD and Assistant Commissioner Luke Grant, NSW Department of Attorney General and Justice. Further information will be advised closer to the date. Please see the following training materials from Legal Aid NSW:-

Legal Aid training sessions will run for a half day and will be held at the following locations:


  • Monday 23: Campbelltown
  • Wednesday 25: Bega
  • Friday 27: Liverpool
  • Tuesday 31: Penrith AUGUST
  • Tuesday 7: Wollongong
  • Wednesday 8: Goulburn
  • Friday 10: Griffith
  • Monday 13: Sutherland
  • Wednesday 15: Albury
  • Thursday 16: Wagga Wagga
  • Monday 20: Gosford
  • Wednesday 22: Katoomba
  • Thursday 23: Central Sydney
  • Friday 24: Newcastle
  • Monday 27: Parramatta
  • Wednesday 29: Coffs Harbour
  • Thursday 30: Port Macquarie
  • Friday 31: Central Sydney SEPTEMBER
  • Monday 3: Central Sydney
  • Wednesday 5: Tamworth
  • Thursday 6: Armidale
  • Friday 7: Lismore
  • Monday 10: Central Sydney
  • Tuesday 11: Parramatta
  • Wednesday 12: Parramatta
  • Thursday 13: Central Sydney
  • Friday 14: Central Sydney
  • Monday 17: Central Sydney
  • Tuesday 18: Central Sydney
  • Wednesday 19: Orange
  • Thursday 20: Dubbo
  • Friday 21: Central Sydney

Registration for all sessions is now available via the Legal Aid NSW Learning Management System (LMS). To register please click here. If you have not previously attended a Legal Aid NSW training session, you will need to create an account on the LMS before you can register for the training. Registration is essential if you wish to attend, and places are strictly limited for each session. Free morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Please contact if you have any questions about the training or registration.

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