Sound Decision-Making


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Recommended CPD point allocation: 3 points (excluding WA).

Government and Ministerial decision-making is becoming increasingly complex. Recent developments continue to highlight the complexity of administrative law principles and the liability issues relating to administrative decision-making.

This workshop examines the administrative processes that are essential in making good and robust decisions.

Who should attend our Sound Decision-Making workshop?

  • Government lawyers
  • Government decision-makers
  • Anyone involved in providing advice or briefings to Ministers or senior officers.
What we'll cover

  • Establishing proper authority for the decision-making process
  • The essential elements of a lawful decision-making process
  • Identifying, gathering and analysis of relevant evidence
  • Ensuring procedural fairness
  • Statements of reasons
  • Review and appeal processes.


What you'll learn
  • An appreciation of the principles of administrative law and good decision-making
  • An understanding of how administrative decisions can be challenged
  • A practical decision-making model which you can readily apply
  • Practical skills in preparing statements of reasons.
Event Details
14 July 2021
8.45am for 9.00am - 12.45pm
$698 per person
$628 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$593 per person if in a group of three or more
Level 18, Collins Street
Further information:
Phone 1800 882 110
Email [email protected]

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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: 3 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.