Administrative law in the public sector workshop

Explore the key components of administrative law and how they relate to decision-making and investigations in the public sector.

NOTE: we are not currently offering this workshop. Please contact us to register your interest or to discuss alternatives.

Who should attend

This workshop is for:

  • frontline decision-makers
  • people involved in administrative investigations
  • public officials involved in promoting good governance and professional standards.


Half-day workshop (9.30am to 1pm)


This half-day workshop explores key administrative law principles and their application in the public sector. It will provide you with an understanding of the essential components of administrative conduct and their relevance to decision-making and conducting investigations.

Participants get a manual that includes a list of useful contacts and resources.


Facilitator-led workshop

Learning outcomes

This training will help you to:

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


Contact us to discuss your training needs and to arrange a quote.

Register your interest

We offer this workshop in-house (online or in-person). We can also tailor it to meet your organisation's specific learning needs.

However, note that we are not currently offering this workshop. Register your interest by contacting our Community Education and Training Unit or call (02) 9286 0900. We can also discuss alternatives training options with you.

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Contact us

If you need help choosing training that best meets your needs, contact our Community Education and Training Unit or (02) 9286 0900.