Aged Care webinar – A path out of the Pandemic. Understanding the key governance, legal and risk implications for aged care providers.

  • When: Friday 12 June 2020
  • Time: 2:30 - 3:30 pm AEST
  • Where: Online via Zoom using your PC or mobile
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Who should attend: 
CEOs, CFOs, GMs, Quality Managers, General Counsel, Risk and Compliance Officers and Board Members from aged care providers.


This webinar will discuss key governance, legal and risk implications that aged care providers should focus on and integrate into their strategy as we move out of the initial COVID-19 response and into the next phase. 

Our presenters will explore key risks for this new phase and provide a practical recovery management framework that providers can consider to assist position their organisation. 

This session will also help providers anticipate some key areas of focus for the ACQSC and provide insights into how to prepare for this. 

Joining us will be Anthony Black, Senior Risk Consultant from Ansvar Risk Management Services, and Russell Kennedy aged care principals Anita Courtney and Solomon Miller. Victor Harcourt will facilitate the session and we will also have a team answering your questions during the webinar.

Our panellists will cover:

  • Key legal and governance risks in the next phase of COVID-19
  • Practical steps for recovery - a framework to support good governance and compliance through a risk-based approach to Strategy, Operations, Workforce

Opportunity to submit your questions - Q&A

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Webinar Details

We are utilising Zoom to run this webinar. Zoom is free to download and can be viewed from your PC/mobile device. 

The live webinar is free to attend and attendees will be sent a link to log into the live webinar room 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

DATE: Friday 12 June 2020 

TIME: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm AEST

COST: This webinar is free to attend but bookings are essential as places are limited.

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Victor Harcourt

Victor Harcourt

Principal and Facilitator

Victor leads the Aged Care team and is a recognised senior practitioner in administrative and disciplinary law, health and aged care, prosecutions, government law and alternative dispute resolution.

Victor has a Masters in Health and Medical Law and was named Best Lawyers' 2014 Melbourne Health and Aged Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" and was recognised in 2012 - 2020 for his expertise in Health and Aged Care Law.

He was also recognised in 2014 - 2020 for his expertise in Government Practice and in Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law in 2017 - 2020.

Victor will be the facilitator for this webinar.

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Anthony Black, Ansvar Risk

Senior Risk Consultant – ERM & National Care Practice Leader

Anthony is the Senior Risk Consultant and National Care Practice Leader for Ansvar Australia.

Ansvar is a leading insurer and risk adviser for the aged care sector. Anthony works with organisations to support governance and risk management capability; supporting boards, senior managers and staff to implement effective approaches to support decision making, improve performance, optimise objectives and prevent harm.

Anthony has led Ansvar’s advisory support to clients throughout the Pandemic including publication of the well regarded Ansvar Risk Alert Series. Anthony is a nurse by background and has held clinical, management and executive roles in health, aged and community care for over 20 years.

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Anita Courtney

Anita Courtney, Russell Kennedy


Anita is a principal in the aged care team at Russell Kennedy Lawyers. She is focused on delivering quality and practical advice to her clients in both home care and residential care to comply with their responsibilities under the Aged Care Act 1997 and its Principles including the Aged Care Quality Standards, as well as other relevant laws. Recently she has been helping providers with COVID-19 legal issues regarding visitation restrictions and advice around minimising the risks of infection for vulnerable residents and for staff, in line with the latest Government directives.

Anita has been recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia for her expertise in Health & Aged Care Law for their 2021 listing. Anita is also a member of Jewish Care Victoria’s Quality and Service Review Committee.

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Solomon Miller

Solomon Miller, Russell Kennedy


Solomon acts for a range of aged care and not-for-profit clients specialising in advising them on strategic governance structures, reviews, risk assessments and mergers and amalgamations. Solomon has over 18 years’ experience and has particular expertise in documenting commercial arrangements, including corporate structures, acquisitions, restructures, joint ventures and the licensing of technology and intellectual property.

Solomon’s specific aged care and health law experience extends to regulation and compliance; service delivery models; capital grants and funding agreements; and patient rights and decision making processes (including consent and privacy obligations).

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Event contact

P +61 3 9609 1555
For more information regarding this webinar please contact Tom Simper.