|Start time||25 Oct 2018 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)|
|End time||25 Oct 2018 1:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)|
|Location||Adina Apartment Hotel, 189 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000|
|Speaker||See full conference details.|
|Designed for||Legal practitioners|
Government Lawyers Half - Day Conference
Adina Apartment Hotel, 189 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000
This program will be chaired by:
Natalie Blok, Barrister, Victorian Bar
The Current State of Statutory Interpretation
Our presenter will outline recent trends and current approaches to statutory interpretation, with reference to recent case law.
This session will include:
It’s statutory interpretation – but not as you know it!
Presented by: Fiona Alpins, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Mandatory Data Breach Notification Regime - How it Applies to State and Local Government Agencies
This session will outline how The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) applies to State and Local Government Agencies, in light of recent high profile examples.
Presented by: Andrew Whiteside, Partner, Maddocks
Caretaker Conventions, Responsibilities and Limitations and Election 2018
With a Victorian State election looming in 2018, this session gives a brief overview of the Caretaker Conventions and will highlight the nuances, practical issues and problems that can arise from limitations around contracts and other business leading up to an election.
Presented by: Ian H Gibson, General Counsel and Public Notary, Victorian Government Solicitor's Office
To Tweet or Not to Tweet - Public Service and Personal Opinion
Recent high profile cases raise the question about a government employee’s right to make anonymous public comments that can reflect on the employer. This session will address the current legal position and the risks posed when using social media to voice private views.
Presented by: Benjamin Marshall, Partner, Holding Redlich
Data Sharing – How does it affect me?
The Victorian Data Sharing Act 2017 (VDS Act) allows Victorian government departments and agencies to share and use data between themselves and with the newly created Chief Data Officer (CDO).
This session will address the following:
Presented by: Emma Damm, Solicitor, FOI Solutions
Judicial Review Case Update
This session will focus on recent cases and address the potential impact of those decisions in light of previous authorities.
Presented by: Kylie Evans, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Professional Skills: 1.0
Substantive Law: 3.0