Law Week Festival Hub

The Law Week Festival Hub is where you can find out more information about Law Week, talk to event partners, listen to music, pick up a program, balloons and stickers, dress up in our photo booth, and make your very own fingerprint badge.

Our Law Week information session series provides an opportunity to attend special events and presentations at the hub, where you can also speak with staff from various legal organisations. Please check the program for times and the individual event listing for full details.

Monday 14 May

11:00 am–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Financial Ombudsman Service

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) Australia offers free, fair and independent dispute resolution for people who are unable to resolve complaints with financial services providers. Come and talk to a member of our staff at the Festival Hub to find about the range of financial problems we can consider.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 11:00 am–2:00 pm to meet some of the FOS team and find out about the services provided to the community.

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Law Week Hub information session: Victorian Inspectorate

Have you got a complaint about Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC), Victorian Ombudsman, Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC), Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO), Chief Examiner or their officers? Come along to learn about the key oversight body in the Victoria’s integrity system, what we do and how we can help you.

Arrive at the Law Week Festival Hub by 12:00 pm to get your seat for this one hour information session.

12:00 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: YouthLaw

Youthlaw works to address the legal issues facing young people through legal services, advocacy, law reform and preventative education programs.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 12:00 pm–2:00 pm to meet some of the Youthlaw team and find out about the services provided to the community.

12:30 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Elder abuse prevention and support

Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates will be on hand to provide information about how this service supports older people experiencing elder abuse.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 12:30 pm–2:00 pm to meet some of the Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates and find out about the services provided to the community.

2:00 pm–3:00 pm After Hours Trio live performance

After Hours Trio is a young yet highly credentialed Melbourne jazz group. Let After Hours help you while away the afternoon with their impressive repertoire of jazz classics and modern favourites.

Enjoy a meal from the Little Pancake Patch and Mr Burger food trucks!

Tuesday 15 May

11:00 am–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Financial Ombudsman Service

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) Australia offers free, fair and independent dispute resolution for people who are unable to resolve complaints with financial services providers. Come and talk to a member of our staff at the Festival Hub to find about the range of financial problems we can consider.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 11:00 am–2:00 pm to meet some of the FOS team and find out about the services provided to the community.

12:00 pm-2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Meet Deakin Law Clinic

Deakin Law Clinic offers legal advice and information in five areas of law: civil and commercial; workplace; family; criminal and new venture. At this Law Week pop-up stall you can find out about our services and how you can get free assistance.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 12:00 pm–2:00 pm to meet some of the Deakin Law Clinic team and find out about the services provided to the community.

12:30 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Elder abuse prevention and support

Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates will be on hand to provide information about how this service supports older people experiencing elder abuse.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 12:30 pm–2:00 pm to meet some of the Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates and find out about the services provided to the community.

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub information session: Do I need a pre-nup?

Are you getting married, or are you likely to in the future? Join Farrell Family Lawyers at the Law Week Festival Hub for this information session on everything you need to know about prenuptial agreements.

Arrive at the Law Week Festival Hub by 1:00 pm to get your seat for this one hour information session.

Enjoy a meal from the Little Pancake Patch and Mr Burger food trucks!

Wednesday 16 May

11:00 am–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Financial Ombudsman Service

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) Australia offers free, fair and independent dispute resolution for people who are unable to resolve complaints with financial services providers. Come and talk to a member of our staff at the Festival Hub to find about the range of financial problems we can consider.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 11:00 am–2:00 pm to meet some of the FOS team and find out about the services provided to the community.

12:00 pm–1:00 pm Law Week Hub information session: What happens to the kids?

After a separation, who do the children live with and how often? What periods of time do they see the other parent? Join Farrell Family Lawyers at the Law Week Festival Hub to find out.

Arrive at the Law Week Festival Hub by 12:00 pm to get your seat for this one hour information session.

12:00 pm-2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Meet Deakin Law Clinic

Deakin Law Clinic offers legal advice and information in five areas of law: civil and commercial; workplace; family; criminal and new venture. At this Law Week pop-up stall you can find out about our services and how you can get free assistance.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 12:00 pm–2:00 pm to meet some of the Deakin Law Clinic team and find out about the services provided to the community.

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub information session: Victorian Inspectorate - Ensuring procedural fairness

Did the Victorian Ombudsman or OVIC deal with your complaint appropriately?The VI can receive complaints about Victorian Ombudsman and OVIC officers’ compliance with procedural fairness requirements in the performance of their functions. Come along to learn what is procedural fairness in this context and how the VI can help you.

Arrive at the Law Week Festival Hub by 1:00 pm to get your seat for this one hour information session.

12:30 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Elder abuse prevention and support

Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates will be on hand to provide information about how this service supports older people experiencing elder abuse.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 12:30 pm–2:00 pm to meet some of the Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates and find out about the services provided to the community.

2:00 pm–3:00 pm Live performance by the BeepsBeats Trio

BeepsBeats is a young, fun, and professional live band based in Melbourne. Their specialty is turning any atmosphere into a fun one! From super romantic ballads to upbeat grooves, they cover all the best music from pop, top 40 tracks, and all the classics.

Enjoy a meal from the Little Pancake Patch and Jimmy O’Neill’s A Little Taste of Ireland food trucks!

Thursday 17 May

11:00 am–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Financial Ombudsman Service

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) Australia offers free, fair and independent dispute resolution for people who are unable to resolve complaints with financial services providers. Come and talk to a member of our staff at the Festival Hub to find about the range of financial problems we can consider.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 11:00 am–2:00 pm to meet some of the FOS team and find out about the services provided to the community.

12:30 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub pop-up: Elder abuse prevention and support

Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates will be on hand to provide information about how this service supports older people experiencing elder abuse.

Come down to the Law Week Festival Hub anytime between 12:30 pm–2:00 pm to meet some of the Seniors Rights Victoria's Helpline advocates and find out about the services provided to the community.

1:00 pm–2:00 pm Law Week Hub information session: Is it 50/50?

Are you coming to the end of a marriage or de facto relationship? How do you divide the assets of a marriage or de facto relationship after a separation, and who gets what? Join Farrell Family Lawyers for this information session on everything you need to know.

Arrive at the Law Week Festival Hub by 1:00 pm to get your seat for this one hour information session.

Enjoy a meal from the Little Pancake Patch and Jimmy O’Neill’s A Little Taste of Ireland food trucks!

Event information

Law Week Festival Hub
Event dates
Monday 14 May 2018 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday 15 May 2018 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday 16 May 2018 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday 17 May 2018 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Venue

Law Week Festival Hub
Fed Square
Swanston Street forecourt
Melborne VIC 3000

Cost

Free

Enquiries

Victoria Law Foundation
Tel 03 9604 8100
This page was last updated on May 11, 2018