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Upcoming Programs

Online Coronial Program

Date: 5-May to 30-Jul-2014

This program is suitable for new part time coroners. An online community of peers and experts will share experiences and knowledge while considering the core components of coronial work. Participants will be reviewing session material, case studies and interacting with two expert facilitators, Michael Barnes, State Coroner NSW and Hugh Dillon, NSW Senior Deputy State Coroner.

National Judicial Orientation Program

Date: 15 to 20-Jun-2014

The objective of this program is to assist newly appointed judicial officers with their transition to judicial office.

Phoenix Magistrates’ Program

Date: 11 to 15-Aug-2014

The Phoenix program offers five days of professional development, reflection, workshops and the opportunity to meet Magistrates from other jurisdictions.

Witness Assessment Program

Date: 18 to 19-Sep-2014

The workshop style program encourages a rigorous and evidence-based approach to the assessment of witnesses with an emphasis on the topics of reliability and credibility. Expert speakers will also discuss the effect of some social and cultural factors on witness assessment. At the completion of the program participants will be able to make more accurate decisions about witness reliability and credibility and communicate their findings in cogent, reasoned judgments.


‘Excellent program!! All those involved at the conference from organisers to speakers should be congratulated.’

‘A highly valuable experience for which I am very grateful.’