CPD Seminars

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Exclusively for NSW Government lawyers and members of the NSW Public Sector

Our free seminars are designed so that you learn from the best about key legal issues and topics relevant to NSW Government. Seminars are delivered by experts from within the CSO, and occasionally feature leading barristers or academics as guest speakers. 

Solicitors can claim 1 CPD unit for each hour of attendance at seminars relevant to their practice needs or professional development.

2020 Seminar program

Next event: 

Administrative Law CPD Seminar

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

How to register

Email CSOSeminars@cso.nsw.gov.au with your full name and department/agency name.  We will send you a link for the livestream closer to the event.


GIPA Act update

Kiri Mattes, Principal Solicitor

A review of recent cases relating to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. 

Privacy law update

Tram Nguyen, Senior Solicitor

An overview of the key developments in NSW privacy law in 2019-2020.

How reviewable is an exercise of the prerogative of mercy?

Dr Amanda Sapienza, Senior Solicitor

A discussion of recent approaches to this question taken by various Australian courts, examining to what extent the traditional position of non-reviewability still holds.

Black lives matter: protest and public health in the Supreme Court

Chris Frommer, Senior Solicitor

An analysis of the administrative law issues arising in recent Supreme Court litigation concerning the authorisation of public assemblies under the Summary Offences Act 1988.

Sign up for email updates

Join our seminars mailing list to receive periodic updates about upcoming events. Email csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au with "Subscribe to seminar mailing list" in the subject line, and provide your name, email address and department or agency name.

Past seminar papers and webinar recordings

Seminar papers and recordings from past presentations are available to download via the online CSO Client Centre.

If you would like access to the Client Centre, simply email  csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au to request a log-in.


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