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Government Lawyers Conference

Government Lawyers Conference

Date & TimeFriday 18 June 2021 9am–4.20pm
Format Webinar
Price

Member

$495.00

Non-Member

$650.00

CPD Units 6
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management & Business Skills
  • Substantive Law
Venue Online, Digital Delivery View Map

Exclusive LIV Member Early Bird Price: 
Register for $360 when you book online by 4 June*

Using law to drive positive change

From the adaptive COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 to the long-term legislative changes occurring this year, the pandemic has served as a catalyst for government transformation. As we emerge from a reactive state, the 2021 conference program examines the need for public sector reforms to shape a more citizen-centred sustainable future.

Further details below.

Further Details

  • Full Description

    From the adaptive COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 to the long-term legislative changes occurring this year, the pandemic has served as a catalyst for government transformation.

    As we emerge from a reactive state, the 2021 conference program examines the need for public sector reforms to shape a more citizen-centred sustainable future.

    Themed 'Using Law to Drive Positive Change', the 2021 Government Lawyers Conference offers a valuable opportunity to come together and engage in important discussion with experts in the field and peers in the public sector.

    Whether you work in federal, state or local jurisdictions, or practice in-house with government funded corporations or universities, there is something in this program for everyone.

    Conference Topics Include:

    • Privacy and government contracting: the statutory framework, what can go wrong and tips for getting it right
    • How to flex flexible working
    • Royal Commission into Victoria’s mental health system: what public sector lawyers need to know
    • Cultural competence
    • Ethical dilemmas in the evolving government sector landscape

    Digital Conference Experience & Inclusions

    This flagship conference offers an immersive learning experience via an interactive digital format. What does that mean? All registrants receive:

    • opportunities to ask questions and interact with our presenters and other attendees via polls, Q&As and digital breakout rooms
      short wellbeing breaks following each speaker so you can get up and stretch your legs
      supplementary reading material, including PowerPoint presentations used by speakers emailed to all registrants before the conference
    • complimentary recording of the conference
  • Presenters

    Confirmed speakers:

    Sven Bluemmel, Information Commissioner, Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner

    Bryan Wee, General Counsel, Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner

    Michael Dolan, Special Counsel, Ethics and Professional Practice, Law Institute of Victoria

     

    Full speaker lineup and keynote to be announced soon.

  • Registration, Pricing & Webinar Information

    Registration Details

    Online registrations close 24 hours before this event begins. If you would like to book after online registration has closed, please contact the events team on phone 03 9607 9473 or email register@liv.asn.au.

    *Full Pricing Details

    Standard member Early Bird price: $360
    Standard member price: $495
    Accredited Specialist/Young Lawyer/CLC/Tarwirri member price: $338 (exempt from Early Bird offer)
    Non-member price: $650

    Webinar Details

    LIV webinars offer an interactive learning experience – wherever you are, from any device – and are run through Zoom. Register as you would any of our other in-person education and we’ll send you the webinar link and log in details the day before the event date.

    Please Note: Instructions are sent to the primary email address linked to your LIV account. If you do not receive an email from us, check the contact details in your LIV profile to confirm the correct email. If you have not received instructions from us within an hour of the event, please contact the events team at register@liv.asn.au or 03 9607 9473.

    For additional information on LIV webinars, see our Frequently Asked Questions.