Public Sector Law and Governance - Video & papers

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Grace Hotel
77 York St
Sydney NSW 2000

3 CPD points

Topic 1: Issues in Government Disputes and Litigation
Speaker: Dr Ashley TSACALOS, Partner, Clayton Utz
• Commonwealth and NSW policies
• Model litigant update
• Risks of inquiries and further scrutiny
• Parliamentary privilege
• Public interest immunity

Topic 2  Issues in Automated Decision-Making
Speaker: Dominique HOGAN-DORAN SC, Barrister, 6 St James’ Hall Chambers
• What are automated systems and when are they used?
• Who are the decision makers?
• How might an individual seek redress when automated decision-making goes wrong?
• Merits review
• Judicial review
• Freedom of Information
• Solutions

Topic 3: A guide to public inquiries, for the inquisitors and the inquired into.

 Speaker: Angus STEWART SC, Barrister, New Chambers
• the different types of public inquiry
• role and purpose in a constitutional democracy
• the source of power/s
• terms of reference
• applicable rules
• the role of counsel assisting
• defining the brief or objectives of the brief
• procedural fairness and the role of submissions
• public access, public scrutiny and the media
• outcomes reports and reviews

Panel and Questions: Lessons from ICAC, Royal commissions and other forms of inquiry

  • Dominique HOGAN-DORAN SC , Angus STEWART SC, The Honourable Justice John BASTEN and Emeritus Professor Mark Aronson (UNSW Law)


Grace Hotel
77 York St
Sydney NSW 2000