30th Anniversary Trivia Night

30th Anniversary Trivia Night

For the first social activity to celebrate the Association’s 30th anniversary, the ACT JPA Executive invite all Members, their family and friends to gather on Saturday 29 February at 6.30pm at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Woden. We will have some great...
What’s happening?

What’s happening?

The Executive has been busy arranging activities for the Association throughout the year. The dates for our Seminars and social events, Executive Committee meetings (which all members are welcome to attend), and when you can expect to find the latest issue of the...
Seminar materials on Powers of Attorney and Affidavits

Seminar materials on Powers of Attorney and Affidavits

Did you attend one of our seminars on Powers of Attorney and Affidavits last year? Are you a little confused by the requirements for witnessing a Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney? You can find the presentation given at our seminar here. It summarises...
What’s in a date?

What’s in a date?

We’ve hit a new year, and it may take some of us a little time to remember to write ‘2020’ instead of ‘2019’ when we fill or sign on important documents. Some advice that’s been floating around the internet from various legal and law...
There are plenty of ways to find a JP – easy peasy!

There are plenty of ways to find a JP – easy peasy!

Are you after a JP to witness a document? We aren’t very far away. With a remarkable 20 public signing centres scattered around town, and every day covered (bar Sunday, because even JPs need a rest sometimes) there is no excuse for the old ‘gee you guys...
Join us for lunch after the AGM on 26 October 2019

Join us for lunch after the AGM on 26 October 2019

Our annual ACTJPA luncheon is only a few weeks away. Join us on 26 October 2019 at the Hellenic Club, Woden, for a delightful lunch and a couple of hours of fun. There is no particular reason for the lunch, other than to enjoy each other’s company, farewell the old...
Notice of the 2019 Annual General Meeting

Notice of the 2019 Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday 26 October commencing at 10.15am in the orpheus Room of the Hellenic Club in Woden. Following the formal AGM there will be an opportunity for members to seek responses to any JP scenario, questions...
The October 2019 issue of Justice Matters is full of good stuff.

The October 2019 issue of Justice Matters is full of good stuff.

The October 2019 issue of our journal Justice Matters has been published. This issue includes fascinating statistics about our Signing Centres (would you believe that last year we helped more than 10,000 clients and put pen to paper 48,000 times!), guidance on...
Members’ Seminar – 7 September 2019

Members’ Seminar – 7 September 2019

Our next Members’ Seminar is on Saturday 7 September 2019. It will be held in the ACT Legislative Assembly Reception Room. In recognition of National Child Protection Week (1 – 7 September 2019) our seminar Guest Speaker will be Bev Orr. Bev has been involved...
Special ‘open’ professional development seminar

Special ‘open’ professional development seminar

You are invited to join your fellow JPs on a special ‘open’ professional development seminar. Focusing on the role of a JP in witnessing enduring (and general) powers of attorney, the seminar will offer a practical insight to this occasionally challenging service....