Fact-finder - Sydney
||07 Apr 2020 9:00 AM
||07 Apr 2020 4:30 PM
Registrations for this event are now CLOSED.
(7.5 hours including a 15–minute morning and afternoon tea and a 30–minute lunch break)
This is an introductory workshop for those who may be required to
conduct an internal fact-finding investigation into a complaint or
allegations of staff wrongdoing, including misconduct or corrupt
conduct. The workshop has a practical focus and includes how to plan,
conduct, conclude and report on an internal investigation. Attention
will also be given to the principles that underpin investigations,
including confidentiality and procedural fairness.
Case studies and real examples enliven this interactive workshop and
allow participants to think practically about the topics. Experienced
workshop facilitators bring depth and strength to the workshop material.
Who should attend:
managers in state government and local councils who may be asked to
conduct an inquiry and who have limited experience in the inquiry
human resource managers
audit committee members
public interest disclosures officers and coordinators.
understanding the inquiry report process
the role of the investigator
underlying principles including confidentiality and procedural fairness
developing a scope, purpose and fact-finding plan for an inquiry
understanding the investigative interview process
collecting and analysing information and evidence
testing the reliability of evidence
making findings of fact leading to report recommendations
understanding the content of the investigation report.
Senior experienced staff from the legal and investigations divisions of the ICAC.