Administrative law in the public sector

This workshop explores the key administrative law principles and their application when conducting investigations in the public sector. It provides participants with an understanding of the essential components of administrative law and their relevance to public sector investigations.

This workshop is delivered by NSW Ombudsman staff with experience in conducting and oversighting investigations about the conduct of government agencies and their staff.

In the workshop we examine:

  • the essential components of good administrative conduct
  • acting in the public interest
  • conflicts of interest
  • exercising discretionary power
  • procedural fairness
  • reasons for decisions
  • rules of evidence and standards of proof.

Who should attend

This workshop is designed for frontline decision-makers, people involved in administrative investigations, as well as public officials involved in promoting good governance and professional standards.

Learning outcomes

By completing this workshop, participants will have information to:

  • recognise and address the essential components of good administrative conduct
  • better identify what is in the public interest in any particular circumstance
  • identify and manage conflicts of interest
  • balance the obligations to both provide information to affected parties while observing the privacy of others
  • effectively exercise discretionary powers
  • interpret relevant policies and guidelines
  • apply the principles of procedural fairness appropriately
  • provide appropriate reasons for decisions
  • apply rules of evidence and the standards of proof that apply to administrative investigations.

Duration

This is a one day workshop, running 9.30am-3pm.

This training is available on our calendar of training as well as in-house. Email or contact us for in-house training details, fees and to discuss your training needs.

Fee

$297.27 + GST (total cost $327)

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