Latest News

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. 

You need to know this stuff!

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.

Members’ Seminar – Saturday 28 March 2020

Members’ Seminar – Saturday 28 March 2020

Our next Members’ Seminar is on Saturday 28 March 2020. It will be held in the Tuggeranong Seniors Club, 101 Cowlishaw Street, Greenway. There is free parking on Saturdays in the large carpark just across the road from the venue. Our guest speaker will be Detective Sergeant Sharan Slater from the AFP who will be talking about the Volunteers in Policing program.

The March 2020 issue of Justice Matters is a beauty!

The March 2020 issue of Justice Matters is a beauty!

The March 2020 issue of our journal Justice Matters has been published. This issue includes more stories about our Signing Centres, new guidance on certifying documents under the Queensland Land Titles Act, up-to-date information on certifying documents for AHPRA, and much, much more.

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 fun in...

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...