Our seminars and conferences aim to keep you up-to-date with latest legislation changes, developments and best practice and procedures. Upskill yourself in your field and earn continuing professional development (CPD) points.
All practitioners who hold a current practising certificate must, during each CPD year (01 April to 31 March), complete 10 units of continuing professional development (CPD) by completing a course which satisfies the following requirements:
For full details of ACT Rules please visit the ACT Law Society.
The Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 (NSW) commenced on 1 July 2015 and replaced the current Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW) regulatory regime.
For full details on the New South Wales requirements please visit the Law Society of New South Wales.
For full details on the Queensland CPD rules please visit the Queensland Law Society.
For full details on the South Australian CPD rules please visit The Law Society of South Australia.
As of 1 July 2015 the Legal Profession Uniform Law legislation will commence. This will regulate the legal profession across the two jurisdictions, governing matters such as practising certificate types and conditions, maintaining and auditing of trust accounts, continuing professional development requirements, complaints handling processes, billing arrangements and professional discipline issues. Read more
For full details on the Victorian CPD rules please visit the Law Institute of Victoria.
For full details of the Western Australian CPD requirements please visit the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia.
As of 1 October 2012, practitioners are required to complete a minimum of 10 CPD points in a CPD year. The CPD year begins on 1 April and ends on 31 March the following year.
Under the Law Society of the NT legal CPD scheme, a legal CPD activity must:
The 10 points must include at least 1 point in the core competency areas;
NT practitioners can earn legal CPD points for participating in legal CPD activities relevant to the practitioners’ current and future needs to engage in legal practice.
For Full details of the Northern Territory CPD requirements please visit the Law Society of Northern Territory.
The Law Society of Tasmania introduced a mandatory continuing legal education scheme for Tasmanian practitioners which commenced on 1 April 2012.
According to the Law Society of Tasmania legal CPD scheme, practitioners must earn 10 CPD units in a CPD year (1 April – 31 March annually).
Practitioners must earn a minimum of 1 legal CPD unit from each of the following four mandatory competency areas:
Under the Law Society of Tasmania’s Continuing Professional Development Scheme (Practice Guideline No. 4), a legal CPD activity is defined in clause 2.4 and includes:
For Full details of the Tasmanian CPD requirements please visit the Law Society of Tasmania.