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A one-day introduction to tenancy laws for community workers who assist or advocate for clients about housing. Learn how to help your clients with their tenancy and housing issues with up-to-date and thorough information from the experts at the Tenants’ Union of NSW. This one-day workshop will help to clarify the complicated field of tenancy law and give you knowledge, skills, and confidence in this area. Presenter: Grant Arbuthnot, Principal Legal Officer, Tenants’ Union of NSW Read more about Tenancy Law for Non-Lawyers…Find out more »
This day will teach you the building blocks of good advocacy and how you can effectively work with government and other decision-making bodies. Participants will have the opportunity to plan an advocacy strategy around a real issue in their community or from their work. Read more... This course can be taken in conjunction with Advocacy Skills to form a two-day workshop which will provide an unprecedented opportunity to plan an effective strategy around issues that affect your community. You will…Find out more »
This day provides the skills to match the strategies you have put together in your strategy planning. You will learn to be more effective in your advocacy work in this practical course. Read more… This course can be taken in conjunction with Advocacy Strategies to form a two-day workshop which will provide an unprecedented opportunity to plan an effective strategy around issues affecting your community. You will complete strategy planning, learn the best way to get your issue heard in parliament, prepare your advocacy tool kit, write…Find out more »
Workshop Covers Having the skills and confidence to negotiate is an essential part of successful advocacy. You will learn to strengthen your bargaining position through thoughtful planning, developing effective skills, strategies and techniques, and discovering how you can identify your own value and power, in any negotiation. Read more about Advanced Negotiation Skills... Cost: $250 per course, inc. GST payable (or $125.00 inc. GST if you are paying for yourself and receive a Centrelink pension, benefit or a health care card, photocopy only required; PIAC will not use…Find out more »
Workshop Covers Learn how to work the media. In this unique workshop you will build up your media skills and receive personal coaching from leading industry professionals. You will develop an understanding of what the media want, getting the message out, what to do when things go wrong and developing on-going relations with the media. Read more about Advanced Media SkillsFind out more »
This workshop is for community workers to understand Human Rights and how Human Rights laws are applied in Australia. You do not need a background in law to participate in this workshop. It is relevant for community workers and volunteers seeking to support and uphold the Human Rights of people in their communities. Read more...Find out more »
Confirmation of Registration
If you cannot register online, and for all other inquiries, please call Lena Lowe on 02 8898 6503.
Registrations are processed in order of receipt. After you have registered and paid, an acknowledgement email, with venue and course times, will be sent to your email address. An invoice / receipt will then be emailed to you.
Payment is due 14 days after registration. If payment is not received within 14 days, your registration may be cancelled to make way for those waiting for a place.
Terms and Conditions
Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to cancel, transfer to another date or nominate a substitute. (Substitute delegates are always welcome at no extra cost.)
For cancellations more than 7 days before the training, fees will be refunded minus a $22 (incl GST) administrative fee. Alternatively, you can be transferred to a workshop on another date within 6 months (if places are available) for no cost, provided at least 7 days’ notice is given. Refunds and transfers cannot be made for cancellations less than 7 days before the training or if you do not attend the course on the day.
NOTE: you may need to check you junk or spam folders for the email confirmation of your online signup. If you do not receive a confirmation email after signing up, please contact PIAC 02 8898 6500 to confirm your registration.
Access and Equity
PIAC adheres to principles of access and equity in order to maximise outcomes for training participants.
Only wheelchair accessible venues are used for our public training courses. PIAC can provide materials in accessible formats and will provide Auslan interpreters (with notice) where required.
Please feel free to discuss your special access needs with the Senior Training Officer.