Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018

This Course is aimed at updating existing Procurement and Contracting staff and managers with comprehensive coverage of the new Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 due to take effect on or before 20 April 2019.  The course will examine procurements covered by the new Act, what it means for existing and new procurement activities, how to avoid mistakes in the contracting process and the international experience with similar legislation.  It will also cover the probity risk and investigations under the Act.



Pre-reading (approximately 1 to 2 hours) will include becoming familiar with the amendments to the CPRs commencing 1 January 2019.

This course is delivered over one day on a face-to-face basis.



  • Dates: Thursday, 27 June 2019

  • Venue: University of Canberra

  • Registrations close: 27 May 2019

  • Cost: $450


This course is aimed at existing procurement and contracting staff and managers.  It will provide an awareness and understanding of the new Act and its effect on procurement.

The course includes discussion of the 2019 amendments to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules.


Courses are developed and delivered by Senior Facilitator, Tarian Dixon. Tarian has over 15 years experience in designing and delivering contract and procurement training to government.


  • Judicial Review

  • Procedural Fairness and Delegations

  • Systems for Making Good Decisions

  • Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2019

    • Covered Procurement

    • Complaints and Injunctions

    • Suspension of Procurement

    • Public Interest Certificates

    • Probity Risk and the Act

    • Investigations under Section 19

    • Compensation

  • The International Experience: Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust & Ors v Lancashire County Council


PSPETH004 Maintain and enhance confidence in public service