JP services return to Dickson

JP services return to Dickson

The Tradies have come to our rescue! While the Dickson Library is temporarily closed for repairs after substantial water damage to the library, JP services will be available at the Tradies Club on Fridays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. We will be operating from the tram in...
Justice Matters – the June issue is now available

Justice Matters – the June issue is now available

The June 2018 issue of our journal Justice Matters has been published. There’s new guidance about why it isn’t always good practice to laminate important documents, an update on affidavits, and a call for member contributions to our Journal. All this and...
Dickson Library Signing Centre is temporarily closed

Dickson Library Signing Centre is temporarily closed

The Dickson Public Library is closed until further notice while the government carries out urgent building works. Unfortunately, this means the JP Signing Centre at the library is also closed. Both the library and the JP Signing Centre will reopen as soon as possible....
JPs are here, there and everywhere!

JPs are here, there and everywhere!

There is no shortage in Canberra  of places to access the services of a JP. Our latest site, at the Majura Park Shopping Centre, offers the complete range of JP services, and is open on Fridays from 12 noon to 2.00 pm. It’s all for free and there is no need to...
Members’ Seminar – Saturday 16 June

Members’ Seminar – Saturday 16 June

Our next Members’ Seminar is on Saturday 16 June at the ACT Legislative Assembly Reception Room. We will start at 10.00 am and aim to be finished by noon. Our guests speaker will be from the Australian Border Force. Further details will be posted closer to the...
Justice Matters – March 2018

Justice Matters – March 2018

The March 2018 issue of our journal Justice Matters has been published. There’s new guidance about statutory declarations, advice on whether JPs should obtain Working With Vulnerable People registration, an update on witness addresses on documents, and a call...
Is your information on the JP Register correct?

Is your information on the JP Register correct?

Access Canberra maintains a public register of all ACT Justices of the Peace. It is important that your details are recorded correctly on the Register. The JP Register is a key means for members of the public to locate a Justice of the Peace; the on-line Register may...
A letter to JPs from Access Canberra

A letter to JPs from Access Canberra

Access Canberra wrote recently to all ACT Justices of the Peace (on or around 8 February 2018). The letter has been reproduced here as a convenience for JPs. Ms Vesna Cvjeticanin, Senior Manager, Access Canberra said ‘Your role as a JP is highly appreciated in...
Working With Vulnerable People

Working With Vulnerable People

The Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 (the WWVP Act) aims to reduce the risk of harm or neglect to vulnerable people* in the ACT. The WWVP Act requires those who work or volunteer with vulnerable people to have a background check and be...
Signing Centres over the Christmas break

Signing Centres over the Christmas break

Some of our Signing Centres will be closed over the Christmas festive season, while our JPs take a short break. A list of the dates the Signing Centres will be closed is available here. Outside these few days, our JPs will be more than happy to help you with all your...