Training Workshops & Events

Our training courses and workshops

The NSW Ombudsman offers a range of quality, affordable training workshops based on 40+ years of experience in assisting government agencies and non-government organisations to improve their administrative conduct, decision-making and standards of service delivery.

Our training is designed to help your organisation make the best possible use of limited resources, improve your service delivery, and develop a better understanding of your legislative obligations.

Delivered by experienced practitioners, our workshops are highly interactive and provide practical tools and tips to help improve your skills and knowledge in a range of areas.

Complaint handling training

Community & disability services training

Employment-related child protection training

Investigation training

Public interest disclosures training

Access and equity training

In-house training

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Public interest disclosures training

Our public interest disclosures (PID) training provides an overview of the responsibilities of public authorities under the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 and the roles and responsibilities of those involved in disclosures. We can tailor the training content to meet the needs of individual agencies.

It is important that people in the public sector are aware of the why, what, how and who of making and managing disclosures. The NSW Ombudsman offers the following free training on public interest disclosures:

Our training sessions help public authorities to:

  • promote awareness of the importance of public interest disclosures
  • establish a positive reporting environment
  • comply with the requirements of the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994
  • manage public interest disclosures effectively.

Visit our public interest disclosures page for information about guidelines and resources available for public authorities.

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Featured event

The National Investigations Symposium (NIS) is a joint initiative by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption, NSW Ombudsman, and Institute of Public Administration Australia NSW. This biennial symposium aims to enhance investigative and complaint-handling knowledge and skills across the public and private sectors, the non-government sector, and the wider community.

Who should attend?

The NIS attracts around 400 Australian and international delegates from a wide array of professional backgrounds, including:

  • investigators
  • complaint-handlers
  • internal auditors
  • regulators
  • governance managers
  • legal practitioners
  • public sector executives
  • corruption prevention specialists
  • local government executives
  • behavioural specialists
  • senior police officers
  • academics

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Upcoming training

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Training Calendar

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