Learn better ways to protect yourself during Law Week at your library

Published on 08 May 2023

Cessnock Library is teaming up with Legal Aid NSW to host four law webinars on important topics, as part of Law Week.

Law Week NSW is an annual festival that is all about creating greater access to justice for our community and it is being held on 15-21 May 2023.

The four webinars will be interactive: people attending will have the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of legal experts via the chat.

Library Services Co-ordinator, Rose-marie Walters said that the sessions available are beneficial for all.

“This is a great opportunity for the community to join legal experts from Legal Aid NSW as they canvas key areas of common concern, and I warmly welcome everyone to join in,” Ms Walters said.

The four webinars are:

Monday 15 May 12-1pm: Scams and the law

Hear from legal experts about how to protect yourself against scams and what you can do if you get scammed.

Tuesday 16 May 12-1pm: Renting and the law

Hear from legal experts about your rights as a renter.

Wednesday 17 May 12-1pm: Traffic fines, driving and the law

Hear from legal experts about driving laws and options for dealing with fines.

Friday 19 May 12-1pm: Debt and the law

Hear from legal experts and financial counsellors about your options for dealing with debt.

All webinars will be held at Cessnock Library. Bookings are essential and can be made under 'What's On' at the library webpage or by calling Cessnock Library on 4993 4399 or Kurri Kurri Library on 4937 1638. You can also pop in to the library and book at the desk.