Conducting an Internal Review: Part 1

Duration: Half day (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Investment: $385 incl GST
Delivery: Face 2 Face & Webinar


Target Audience

Governance officers/managers and CEOs or council staff that deal with or undertake internal reviews



‘Conducting an Internal Review’ is a 2-part program.


Part 1
Gives participants an ‘overview’ on how to conduct internal reviews pursuant to Section 270 of the Local Government Act 1999. It will include all issues that should be considered and addressed as part of the Section 270 process.

The program will examine relevant legislative previsions and discuss the Ombudsman’s recommendations arising from his audit of Council’s internal reviews of council decisions procedure. All aspects of Section 270 internal reviews will be discussed including merits review, process reviews, procedural fairness, sufficient interest, use of panels/committees, vexatious applications and circumstances when a council may refuse to deal with a Section 270 internal review application.



Felice D'Agostino
Felice assists and provides advice to local authorities on a wide variety of matters involving statutory interpretation, administrative law, governance, public administration, freedom of information, and public integrity. Felice takes a practical and solutions-based approach to representing her clients and assisting them to deal with competing pressures.


Additional Information

If you would like to attend the full day program (which includes an interactive workshop) please click here.

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
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Conducting an Internal Review: Part 1 (Webinar) Adelaide - LG House 13 May 2020