In this seminar Rebecca Radford, Managing Principal Solicitor was joined by Phil Chalkley, Chief Procurement Officer of the Department of Justice and Regulation to discuss some of the key issues facing procurement and contract professionals in the Victorian Public Service at various stages of the procurement process.
Topics covered will included:
- Evaluation within recent VGPB policy changes;
- Common probity issues in procurement;
- Achieving the right contract terms; and
- Social Procurement.
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Today, Ian Gibson, Acting Victorian Government Land Monitor presented on the Victorian Land Transactions Policy & Guidelines.
Today, Melinda Richards, Crown Counsel presented an update for our clients on the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities following the 2015 review by Michael Brett-Young.
You can read summary and full report From Commitment to Culture - 2015 Charter Review here.
A perspective for current and future lawyers on innovation in the legal services market - what innovators are doing and what lawyers are doing about it.
Written by Katie Miller, President Law Institute of Victoria December 2015
2016 VGSO Monthly Seminar Program calendar
Please note dates and topics may change.
Last updated 19 September 2016.
From 1 October 2015, unless an exception applies, it will be an offence for government lawyers to engage in legal practice unless they are a 'qualified entity' through, relevantly, holding a current Australian practising certificate. To find out more about what the commencement of the Uniform Law means for government lawyers, read our update.
The Attorney-General has recently announced that the Uniform Law will come into effect on 1 July 2015.
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The Transfer of Land Amendment Bill 2014 proposes a number of changes to the Transfer of Land Act 1958.
Recent VCAT decisions in relation to wind farms highlight the implications of changes to the Victoria Planning Provisions, particularly with regard to health impacts and local community support. See attached the full LIJ September 2014 article.