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L&D: Due Diligence and Governance - at the heart of good government

Event Date: 
Event Location: 
Suncorp Place, 18 Jamison St Sydney
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: Fully funded by icare


Due diligence and governance are at the heart of good government. They enable effective delivery of organisational policies and programs, support performance and ensure all statutory and other legal requirements are met.
In this engaging sharing session, you will learn more about how well-designed and well-managed systems are key to approaching governance and due diligence for effective delivery of policies and programs.

Target audience

This session is targeted towards risk professionals, executive and management from TMF Communities of Practice. 


This is a fully funded course sponsored by icare Self Insurance and places are limited. If you wish to accept a funded position register using the link below. 

Should you no longer be able to attend you will need to notify riskservices@suncorp.com.au as soon as possible to enable someone else to attend.

Course program highlights

Participating in this program will build upon your understanding of due diligence principles in order to apply these principles to your organisational programs. You will also have the opportunity to better familiarise yourself with NSW government tools and processes relevant to governance and due diligence. 

Guest Speakers

  • Sarah Low, Principal Corporate Governance Officer, Department of Premier and Cabinet. Sarah has a wealth of experience in Corporate Governance, specifically in establishing Corporate Governance frameworks for Agencies, cultural and change management. Sarah will speak on how governance encompasses the system by which an organisation is controlled and operates, and the mechanisms by which it, and its people, are held to account. Elements of governance will be examined including ethics, risk management, compliance and administration.
  • Adam Shapiro is a Senior Corruption Prevention Officer at the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption. Adam specialises in providing corruption prevention training and advice.  Adam will present on the issues surrounding corruption prevention in the workplace, including the use of case studies to explore the importance of governance and due diligence. Rarely is it only one issue or decision that leads to a bad outcome; rather systemic failures and weaknesses in a range of areas leads to poor results and increased opportunities for corruption.