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Speaking Wisely

Subtitle Considerations and strategies for managing public comment

'Speaking Wisely' is a practical guide for community organisations, including community legal centres, on using and managing public comment. The aim is to allow organisations to speak out confidently while avoiding damaging claims, complaints and mistakes.

It contains checklists, introductions to areas of relevant law and types of media, brief tastes of actual cases and some hypothetical community scenarios.

It is designed to printed off in black and white, used in staff training and the checklists copied and used for individual activities.

The publication is based on the law of NSW and some sections will not be relevant outside NSW.

CLC/Agency Redfern Legal Centre
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Area of Law
  • Copyright and intellectual property
  • Media and internet law
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • NSW
Method of Delivery
  • Publication
Project Type
  • Community Legal Education
Project uploaded to CLEAR 7th August 2012
Contact Person Elizabeth Morley
Contact Position Principal Solicitor
Contact Email
Contact Phone (02) 9698 7277
Production/Delivery Date May 2012
Cost Free download
Evaluation Not Stated
Edition First

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Review Date 7th August 2013

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