Our staff

Click on the links below for more information about the training courses we currently offer, including content, prerequisites and dates for upcoming courses.  All courses are held at OPC’s premises in Forrest and are presented by professional drafters.

Please note that only staff of Australian Government agencies are eligible to attend these courses.

2024 Course Calendar

Legislation Process CourseLegislative Design CourseInstruments Drafting Course 1Instruments Drafting Course 2
22 May (Full day, In person) - CLOSED23 May (Full day, In person) - CLOSED  
22 July (Full day, In person) - CLOSED23 July (Full day, In person) - OPEN  
24 July (Full day, In person) - CLOSED25 July (Full day, In person) - OPEN  
29 July and 30 July (Half days, Virtual on Teams) - CLOSED31 July and 1 August (Half days, Virtual on Teams) - OPEN  
14 October (Full day, In person) - CLOSED15 October (Full day, In person) - OPEN16 October (Full day, In person) - CLOSED17 October (Full day, In person) - CLOSED
21 and 22 October (Half days, Virtual on Teams) - OPEN23 and 24 October (Half days, Virtual on Teams) - OPEN  
9 December (Full day, In person) - OPEN10 December (Full day, In person) - OPEN  
11 and 12 December (Half days, Virtual on Teams) - OPEN16 and 17 December (Half days, Virtual on Teams) - OPEN  


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Course payment, cancellation and refund policy

There have been some changes to the registration process for the OPC courses in 2024. As part of these changes OPC will no longer be maintaining a waitlist for upcoming courses. Instead, please register for the courses listed in the calendar above.

Further Information

For further information on this course, please email

Comments from previous course participants

‘Very good course, I will be recommending it to others.’

‘Great course. Insightful and invaluable!’