Probity Fundamentals

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Overview

Recommended CPD point allocation: 7 points (excluding WA).

Recent high profile investigations have put the spotlight on conflicts of interest, probity and corruption in government. Governments around the country have responded with new regimes, which they say will reduce the risk of corruption, and increase transparency, integrity and accountability, particularly in government tender processes.

Understanding the fundamentals of probity is the key to running defensible processes and maintaining high levels of accountability in government. 

Who should attend our Probity Fundamentals workshop?

Government employees involved in planning and running procurement or grant funding processes.

What we'll cover
  • What is probity?
  • What are the fundamental probity principles?
  • What are the roles of the various players (including the role of the Probity Auditor)?
  • What are some of the usual probity protection mechanisms that are utilised?
  • How should a probity plan be developed and what should it include?
  • Examination of other common law legal issues and the potential areas for legal challenge to procurement processes arising from probity type issues. 
What you'll learn

You will develop an understanding of the key probity principles and how they are implemented in practice.

Event Details
Dates:
7 May 2020|15 September 2020

Time:
8.45am for 9.00am - 4.45pm
Cost:
Inc GST
$1,395 per person
$1,256 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$1,186 per person if in a group of three or more 
Venue:
Clayton Utz Brisbane
Level 28, 71 Eagle Street 
Further information:
Phone 1800 882 110
Email client.training@claytonutz.com

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What our clients say about our Probity Fundamentals workshop

"A lot of energy, kept me engaged. Showed passion for probity and his wide ranging experience and knowledge of legal cases."


"Excellent presentation and mix of interaction and theory."


"Excellent session, relevant to public sector. Jamie explains a complex framework in clear terms and examples."


"Jamie is a very passionate and engaging presenter. Jamie is able to inject humour into what can be a very dry topic. This greatly assists in the learning process."


Support when you need it the most

As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.

Recommended CPD point allocation: 7 points (excluding WA).
If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one CPD unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. Please contact your Professional Body for your state.

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