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LAW8716 Government Accountability

Short Description: Government Accountability
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090999 - Law not elsewhere classified
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 25 January 2020

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


Government Accountability covers the evolution of key principles and frameworks in Australian administrative law, the problematic `public/private divide', and the structure and operation of the emerging `integrity sector' in Australia - including auditors-general, anti-corruption bodies, public sector commissioners, freedom of information commissioners and ombudsman offices. It is delivered intensively in four seminars over two weeks (two seminars in each of two weeks), and will involve closely supervised research assignments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 Online