Crown Solicitor's Office

Specialised training

Specialised training is offered by the CSO exclusively to NSW Government sector employees.

NSW privacy law training

The Crown Solicitor’s Office delivers training to help individuals working in the NSW Government sector to understand and handle their agency’s obligations under NSW privacy legislation (Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 and Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002).

Course format: Courses are delivered face-to-face as interactive workshops facilitated by CSO privacy law experts. Each course is limited to no more than 24 people to maximise participation and learning outcomes.

Course cost: each course is $350 +GST per person.

Download NSW privacy law training course information.

Privacy law training dates for 2024

Courses run from 9:30am to 12:30pm.

Note: registration is not confirmed until you receieve an email from us. Please allow up to 5 business days. If a course is fully booked, you will be placed on a waitlist.

Course Date Link to register
Introduction to NSW privacy law Thursday, 4 April Course full - registrations closed
Advanced NSW privacy law Thursday, 30 May https://forms.office.com/r/76D5ucUdA1
Conducting privacy internal reviews Thursday, 20 June https://forms.office.com/r/nYPi3LFJpC
Introduction to NSW privacy law Thursday, 19 September https://forms.office.com/r/pMbX7ustpS
Advanced NSW privacy law Thursday, 31 October https://forms.office.com/r/76D5ucUdA1

Course payment

  • Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an email with a tax invoice for payment.
  • The CSO accepts payment by EFT or cheque only – we are not able to process credit card payments.

Course cancellations, transfers, and refunds

To cancel your registration, please contact the CSO by emailing csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au.

Refunds will not be given for cancellations made within 48 hours of the course date, or if you are unable to attend on the day.

If you would like to transfer to another training date, or transfer your booking to a colleague within your organisation, please notify us at least 48 hours before the course date by emailing csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au.

Transfers to an alternative date are subject to availability.

GIPA Act training

The Crown Solicitor’s Office delivers training to help individuals working in the NSW Government sector understand the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) and its impact on government information sharing.

Course format: Courses are delivered face-to-face as interactive workshops facilitated by CSO GIPA Act experts. Each course is limited to no more than 24 people to maximise participation and learning outcomes.

Course cost: each course is $440 +GST per person.

Download GIPA Act training course information.

GIPA Act training dates for 2024

Courses run from 9:30am to 4pm.

Note: registration is not confirmed until you receieve an email from us. Please allow up to 5 business days. If a course is fully booked, you will be placed on a waitlist.

Course Date Link to register
Introduction to the GIPA Act Wednesday, 10 April Course full - registrations closed
Advanced GIPA Act training Wednesday, 1 May https://forms.office.com/r/hhtQMFcf6H
Introduction to the GIPA Act Wednesday, 14 August https://forms.office.com/r/2qrVqUQSGU
Advanced GIPA Act training Wednesday, 4 September https://forms.office.com/r/hhtQMFcf6H

Course payment

  • Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an email with a tax invoice for payment.
  • The CSO accepts payment by EFT or cheque only – we are not able to process credit card payments.

Course cancellations, transfers, and refunds

To cancel your registration, please contact the CSO by emailing csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au.

Refunds will not be given for cancellations made within 48 hours of the course date, or if you are unable to attend on the day.

If you would like to transfer to another training date, or transfer your booking to a colleague within your organisation, please notify us at least 48 hours before the course date by emailing csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au.

Transfers to an alternative date are subject to availability.

NSW Government Solicitor's Induction video package

The CSO’s video package comprises recordings of our NSW Government Solicitors' Induction training sessions, which introduce lawyers new to the NSW Government sector to key public law concepts, processes and NSW legislation.

The videos span all CPD fields (substantive law, ethics and professional responsibility, practice management and business skills, and professional skills). 

Cost

Individual access

$150 + GST per person, plus GST

Group access

$680 + GST for 5 or more people, plus GST 

For more details, including about how to purchase, please download our video package information sheet.

Last updated:

20 Feb 2024

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