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Police Accountability Practice Forum

Police Accountability Project

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm (AEDT)

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A professional development training for law practitioners, community & youth workers


Join us for a practical and participatory practice forum to examine and improve responses to complaints about police behaviour.

Whether you are a lawyer, community or youth worker, this forum will support you in undertaking work in this very challenging area.

This forum will draw on a wide range of expertise from the legal and community sectors.

Legal practitioners: This training attracts up to 5 CPD points

Sessions 10.30am to 12.30pm:

  • Supporting communities experiencing unlawful policing
  • Causes, impacts and identification of police violence
  • How to make a police complaint
  • Supporting a client through the process
  • How lawyers and community workers work together

Lunch: 12.30 - 1.00pm

Sessions 1pm to 4.00pm

  •  Securing funding for police accountability work
  •  Intentional tort claims for police accountability work
  • Tactics in defending malicious/improperly brought criminal prosecutions


Lunch & afternoon tea provided.

Places are limited. Bookings essential

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Kensington Town Hall,
30-34 Bellair St,
Kensington, Victoria 3031

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm (AEDT)

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Police Accountability Project

PAP is a specialist, innovative, public interest legal project located within the Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre, taking the lead in police accountability law and strategies.

The Police Accountability Project is located in Victoria, Australia.

By providing victim-centred remedies, strategic litigation, evidence based research, community support and policy and law reform, the Police Accountability Project aims to provide justice for those who least experience it and by doing so hold police who abuse to account. We aim to drive the political, cultural and systemic change required for true police accountability.

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