Empowering refugees through legal awareness

On 13 April 2023 we commenced the first session of our Legal Empowerment Course. In this session we discussed the Australian Legal System and the Three Branches of Power (Legislative, Judicial and Executive).

Sixteen newly arrived humanitarian entrants from Afghanistan, Iran, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh benefited from the session. The topic was presented by two legal experts from DLA Piper.



On 19 April, the topic of the second session of the legal empowerment course was "Police and Your Rights". 

Participants with DLA Piper legal experts and ERC Refugee Program Coordinator Farid Ghalib

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