Clear and concise decision writing – VCAT.
Do you aim to deliver clear and concise decisions? Looking to sharpen your reasons?
Courtroom management is learned, not innate. Developing courtcraft skills will assist in establishing your own judicial practice and authority.
Inquiries, reviews, inquests: Lessons in minimising risk.
Grow your awareness of the cultural and socioeconomic issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples coming before the courts.
Understanding family violence.
Making the justice system safer for victim-survivors remains a priority for all courts and tribunals.
Understanding cognitive impairment and forensic disability services.
Mental disorder or impairment and drug dependency are common in people appearing in the criminal justice system. Yet they often don’t get the support they need.
Mastering the art of judgment writing.
Do you feel burdened by the number of judgments you have to write? Are your judgments and rulings getting longer and more complex?