Challenging Regulatory Decisions

Friday, 8 March 2024

Attend and earn 0.5 CPD hour in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

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Stephen Moloney, Barrister, Owen Dixon Chambers West

Challenging Regulatory Decisions


  • The basics – what can be challenged, how, and why
  • Understanding the different avenues and types of challenge to the decision available
  • Strengthening prospects of a successful challenge
  • Tips, tricks and traps for dealing with regulators, applicants and review bodies

Presented by Steven Brnovic, Barrister, Foley’s List, Leading Public and Administrative Law, Doyle's Guide 2022


Mr. Stephen Moloney, Barrister, Owen Dixon Chambers West
Stephen Moloney Stephen Moloney practises in administrative law, commercial law, negligence, particularly medical negligence and professional discipline. He has been a member of the Victorian Bar since 1991 and is a member of Dever's List. He is the Chairman of the Medicare Participation Review Committee of the Commonwealth, first appointed in 2010 and was recently re-appointed by the Federal Minister of Health. In this role the suitability of health professionals to participate in the Medicare Scheme is determined. He is the immediate past President of The Australian Institute of Administrative Law (Vic Chapter) and the Medico Legal Society of Victoria. He is a former member of the Human Research Ethics Committee of the Alfred Hospital. He holds a substantial practice in a variety of government regulatory areas including all aspects of the investigation and regulation of health practitioners at both a State and Commonwealth level. He regularly advises and appears for government and its agencies at both a State and Federal level in multiple jurisdictional areas.

Steven Brnovic, Barrister, Foley’s List
Steven is one of Doyle’s Guide’s 2021 leading public and administrative law junior counsel in Australia. His practice is mainly in administrative decision-making, merits reviews, occupational regulation and advising on statutory powers and duties. In 2022, he was appointed as a sessional Commissioner of the Victorian Liquor Commission, where he sits as a tribunal member for liquor-related regulatory proceedings. In 2020, Steven was appointed to the Counsel Assisting team for the Victorian COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry. Outside of the Bar, Steven had a 12-year career as a government lawyer, for the Victorian and Commonwealth governments. Prior to his call to the Bar, he was General Counsel to Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria and its Director of the Legal and Regulatory Services Division and an LIV Accredited Specialist in Administrative Law.


Challenging Regulatory Decisions


Single Session
CPD Points 0.5
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