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The October issue of Justice Matters is a cracker!

The October issue of Justice Matters is a cracker!

The October 2020 issue of our journal Justice Matters is out now. We are celebrating more of our Signing Centres, a bit of our history, and more than one hundred of our members who have been with us for more than ten years (including 19 who have 30 years plus).

Notice of the 2020 Annual General Meeting

Notice of the 2020 Annual General Meeting

The 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday 14 November commencing at 10.30am at the Southern Cross Club in Woden. Following the formal AGM there will be an opportunity for members to seek responses to any JP scenario, questions regarding JPs or JP...

Signing Centres are opening again

Signing Centres are opening again

With the news that Libraries ACT is easing some of the current restrictions, comes the news that JP services will once again be available at our signing centres located in the libraries and shopping centres. JP services will resume at three libraries (Erindale, Civic...

COVID Safe Policy and Procedures

COVID Safe Policy and Procedures

As a responsible community-based organisation, the ACT JPs Association seeks to provide its members, and members of the public with whom they deal, a healthy, safe and virus‑free ‘working’ environment. We have developed our COVID-19 Safe Policy and Procedures to do...

Justice Matters June 2020 – a bumper issue!

Justice Matters June 2020 – a bumper issue!

The June 2020 issue of our journal Justice Matters is out now. This issue there are more stories celebrating our Signing Centres, important new guidance on witnessing documents during the COVID-19 restrictions, some rather interesting experiences providing JP services...

JP Signing Centres closed

JP Signing Centres closed

The COVID-19 pandemic has already had a significant impact on our lives. It is likely to continue for some time. The ACT Justices of the Peace Association, which supports most of the JP Signing Centres across Canberra, has reluctantly decided to close the Signing Centres until further notice.

Members’ Seminar postponed

Members’ Seminar postponed

Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic we have decided to cancel the Members’ seminar which was to be held on Saturday 28 March.   We will resume the seminars when everything returns to a normal healthy environment. 

COVID Safe Policy and Procedures

You need to know this stuff!

A practicing JP must keep up-to-date and informed. Although our range of duties hasn’t changed much in the past decade (or more), there have been several changes to the way we perform our witnessing role. If you don’t keep up to date with these changes, you just cannot perform your duties with the professionalism expected of you. Members can download these documents from our Members’ Area on this website.