Good Decision Making Seminar
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Please find attached a link to the audio recording of Her Honour Justice Karin Emerton's seminar on Good decision Making, held on 25 August.
 
Statutory Interpretation for Government (PPT, 223KB)
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Slides from the seminar 'Statutory Interpretation for Government' presented by Chief Parliamentary Counsel, Gemma Varley.
Ethics and Professional Responsibility (PDF, 237 KB)
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Ethics and Professional Responsibility Clare Payne Associate Director, Integrity Office, Macquarie Group Consulting Fellow, Ethics in Finance, St James Ethics CentreThe legal profession Core purpose: To serve the public interest of ‘justice. Driven by common good. Privileges: Right to engage in ...
Auditing in the Public Interest - Seminar Presentation (PDF, 112 KB)
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Des Pearson, appointed as Auditor-General for Victoria in October 2006, shares insights into the opinions, priorities and areas of concern of the Auditor-General, helping ensure compliance with best practice.
Ethics: Ways of Thinking & Acting - Seminar Paper (PDF, 73 KB)
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In this paper our guest speaker Russell Goldberg explores ethics from a personal perspective, in contrast with professional ethics. He examines what we mean by ethics, theories of ethical conduct and ways of approaching ethical decision-making.
Legislative Council Select Committees - Seminar Presentation (PDF, 1.36 MB)
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Select committees are appointed from time to time to conduct investigations into very specific issues. This seminar examines the powers of a select committee to obtain information from Ministers and departmental officers.
Whistleblowing in the Victorian Public Sector (PDF, 249 KB)

1 Your speakers: John Cain Victorian Government Solicitor Dallas Mischkulnig Director, Investigations Ombudsman Victoria Whistleblowing in the Victorian Public Sector 2 Whistleblowing in the Victorian Public Sector Dallas Mischkulnig 30 July 20092 3 Overview of the Whistleblower's Protection ...
Understanding Legal Professional Privilege
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Overview of legal professional privilege in the context of government practice and how the courts have recently considered the issue.
Update on Legal Professional Privilege
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In the recent Telstra Corporation Limited v Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (No 2) case the Federal Court considered whether emails and draft document prepared by Telstra's in-house legal advisors where subject to Legal Professional Privilege.