Legal Literacy for National Security Practitioners: balance, enablers and constraints

National Security College | Professional course



This one-day program will critically consider the role and function of the law in relation to national security; particularly the nexus between lawmaking and social licence considerations, technology, media freedoms and policymaking.

The program will explore the range of national security legislation that most impacts policy and decision making in the national security community, and with reference to case studies, provides practical guidance on navigating and operating in the current framework.

Anyone who wants to better understand the legal frameworks relating to national security would benefit from attending this program. Participants from inside and outside government are encouraged to nominate. There is no minimum security requirement.


Please click here to register or contact us at or on (02) 6125 2233 for further information.

Course date: 
9am–5pm 26 June 2020
National Security College, #132 Crawford Building, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU

$1,300 (GST ex) for government, $1,560 (GST ex) open rate. Course is fully catered.

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