School Law Conference

Townsville Catholic Education, together with NQ Women’s Legal Service, will be hosting their first School Law Conference here in Townsville next week.

The conference, which focuses on implications of changing legislation, risk mitigation, school liability and legislative trends will be held on Wednesday 17 October at Mercure Townsville. The agenda is packed with relevant and fascinating guest speakers, some of who include Det Snr Sgt Officer in Charge: Child Protection & Sexual Crimes Unit Townsville, Dave Miles, Senior Associate for Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Townsville, Rene Flores and Dr Louise Floyd, an Associate Professor of Law at JCU and also a Barrister to the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Workshop sessions will cover topics like Addressing toxic staff behaviour and stress claims, Cyber issues for schools and social media bullying by aggressive parents, and legal implications of student photos, accessing phone and viewing material.

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