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Understanding the legislative process

This session provides an introduction to the legislative procedures of the Senate.

Learning Outcomes

What will the session cover?

This online workshop will provide an introduction to the legislative procedures of the Senate. Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to the legislative stages
  • Purposes of the each stage purposes
  • Results of each
  • Reference of bills to committees

Common procedural requirements:

  • Explanatory memoranda
  • Amendments in committee of the whole
  • Processing and publication of Bills and Acts
  • The monitoring tools, Notice Papers, Journals and the Dynamic Red

 

Eligibility

This course is available for all MOP(S) Act employees as part of the Professional Development Program.

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Registration

To participate, log into MOP(S) Learning to secure your place.


This session will be hosted on the Gov Teams platform.  Prior to this session you will need to:

  1. Set up your Gov Teams account or connect with the MOP(S) Training team for a guest account.
  2. Attend one of the 15 minute tech check sessions with the MOPS training team to make sure you’re able to access the training activity. Calendar invites will be sent to all registered participants.

Introduction to Office Management - Live webinar

To assist staff undertaking an office management role, MaPS will be hosting a one hour webinar to outline the role of an office manager and highlight the key areas of focus for the role.

Learning Outcomes

What will the session cover?

Topics covered in this session include:

  • your role as an office manager
  • an overview of your parliamentarian's work expenses
  • work expense budgets
  • monthly management reports
  • what you will need to know about staffing issues.

If you have questions you would like MaPS to cover in the session, please send an email to mopstraining@finance.gov.au

Date and time

Wednesday 30 September 2020 

12.30pm AEST to 1.30pm AEST

*please note this session date has changed from 23 September to 30 September.

Eligibility

This session is available to all MOP(S) Act employees.

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Cost

Free for MOP(S) Act Employees. 

Registration

To participate in this session you will need to register via MOPS Learning.

Following registration you will receive an email with the link to the session, as well as a reminder one hour before the session starts.

Emergency Response to Occupational Violence

Who is the course for?

Any office staff who deal with members of the public and how to report incidents in the office involving occupational violence.

About this course

The course covers preventative actions and emergency response to occupational violence when working in the office and how to enter the details of an occupational violence incident into the Skytrust incident reporting system.

What you will learn

The training equips attendees with the knowledge they need in order to respond appropriately to occupational violence and how to follow the required incident reporting process. 

This on demand webinar is offered as part of the Professional Development Program (PDP), under the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019.

Register

To participate in this course, log in to MOP(S) Learning.

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LinkedIn Learning - Build Skills to Work from Home

As many of us transition to more flexible working arrangements, LinkedIn Learning has provided a series of short courses to help you build skills to work remotely and stay productive.

Each course is delivered in under one hour and covers a range of topics. To participate, access one of the courses via your internet browser. 

Eligibility

Courses offered as part of the Professional Development Program (PDP), under the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019, are provided free of charge.

Register

To participate in this course, log in to MOP(S) Learning.

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Home office ergonomics and work, health & safety training

This 45-minute course will provide attendees with an understanding of key home office ergonomics principles and a range of health, safety and wellbeing considerations to reduce the risk of injury when working in a home office environment.

What you will learn

  • A basic understanding of anatomy and biomechanics as they relate to optimal working postures and home office ergonomics.
  • Key principles of home office ergonomic workstation set-up.
  • Health, safety and wellbeing considerations to reduce risk of injury in the home office.
  • Employee’s responsibility to adopt safe work practices in the home workplace.

Eligibility

Courses offered as part of the Professional Development Program (PDP), under the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019, are provided free of charge.

Register

To participate in this course, log in to MOP(S) Learning.

 

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