REGISTER NOW for the Legal Empowerment Course for Tamil Community

The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education and DLA Piper are organizing a Legal Empowerment Course for refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants. The purpose of the course is to empower multicultural communities in NSW by increasing their core legal knowledge and associated skills.

Learn about:
✅Australia's Legal and Government System🇦🇺
✅Employment and Your Rights
✅Police and Your Rights
✅Domestic Violence and AVO
Date: 31 Oct, 7, 14 and 21 Nov
Time: 6-8PM
Address: 3 Junia Ave, Toongabbie NSW 2146
👉🏻The sessions will be delivered in English with Tamil interpretation.
👉🏻Complete the course and get a certificate.
👉🏻Dinner will be served.


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