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Anita Courtney


Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

  • Aged Care
  • Government
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Government and Administrative Law
  • Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management
  • Risk Management and Compliance
  • Royal Commissions
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Guardianship and Administration

Anita assists with the professional conduct matters for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and provides a range of advice to aged care providers regarding their legislative responsibilities, risk management, compliance issues, disputes management and debt recovery issues. Anita delivers advice about statutory interpretation, natural justice, privacy and human rights issues.


  • Advising aged care providers, retirement village operators, supported residential services (SRSs) and disability service providers of their obligations under legislation
  • Advising aged care providers, retirement village operators and SRSs in managing client disputes and complaints
  • Providing advice in relation to administrative law
  • Acting on behalf of clients in coronial inquests including interviewing clients, preparing witness statements and briefing and instructing Counsel
  • Drafting client and resident agreements and policies for aged care providers and SRSs
  • Advising aged care providers in relation to guardianship issues and proceedings


  • Member, Victorian Women Lawyers
  • Recognised by Best Lawyers 2020 for expertise in Health and Aged Care Law