Join one of our Signing Centre teams
Do you have a few hours of available time – perhaps once a month or so – on a week day—to join a Signing Centre team?
Notice for the Annual General Meeting – Saturday 13 November
Our 2021 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 13 November at 10.30am via Zoom. See ‘Read More’ for registration details.
There’s another issue of Justice Matter waiting for you!
The October 2021 issue of our journal Justice Matters is out now.
Tune in for our Members’ Webinar on Saturday 9 October
Tune in for our Members’ Webinar on Saturday 9 October commencing at 10.30am – finishing 12.30pm. It will be held on-line, so no need to fret about gathering in large groups. The seminar will be another great opportunity for Members to discuss various aspects of...
Have you read the latest issue of Justice Matters?
The September 2021 issue of our journal Justice Matters is out now. Our President Beverly passes on news about JP services under lockdown conditions, gives us the good oil on dealing with tricky land transfer documents and what the new world order of digital licenses...
JP Signing Centres are closed!
The ACT Justices of the Peace Association, which supports most of the JP Signing Centres across Canberra, has reluctantly closed the Signing Centres until further notice. We expect to re-open Signing Centres when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
Guidance Note on Powers of Attorney Updated
Our Guidance Note on Witnessing a Power of Attorney has been updated to clarify the recommended procedural steps particularly relevant to witnessing an Enduring Power of Attorney. The updated procedural steps, although not extensive, will help witnessing JPs to ensure...
Presentation from Members’ Seminar on 19 June 2021
Our June 2021 seminar featured an interesting presentation by Karen Toohey and Liz Samra from the ACT Human Rights Commission. Karen and Liz discussed some of the problems of elder abuse in circumstances that we, as JPs, may encounter. A copy of their presentation...
Special Members’ Seminar – 19 June 2021
Just sign it! Could you spot elder abuse, coercion, or intimidation when witnessing a will? What would you do if you suspected the person about to sign her enduring power of attorney was not doing so voluntarily? We are presenting a Special Members’ Seminar on 19 June...
Members’ Seminar – Saturday 22 May 2021
Our next Members' Seminar for 2021 will be on Saturday 22 May commencing at 10.30am - finishing 12.30pm. It will be held at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Woden. There is free parking on Saturdays in the large carpark just across the road from the venue. The...