• How Cabinet works.
  • Matters to be taken into account in preparing Cabinet Submissions.
  • Drafting sections of a Cabinet Submission based on case studies.


  • Have a clear understanding of the current process, requirements and approach for preparing or contributing to papers for Cabinet.
  • Have tools to assist you to identify the key matters to be addressed when preparing to write a Cabinet Submission.

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for anyone responsible for writing or contributing to Cabinet Submissions.

Benefits to You and Your Organisation

You will have improved your understanding of the Cabinet Submissions process by listening to senior officers from Department for Premier and Cabinet and Department of Treasury and Finance. The skills and knowledge gained in this program will  promote an effective working relationship between departments, the Cabinet office and other key agencies.

Learn about our speakers

Sue Averay, JP

Sue Averay Management Services

Sue Averay is an experienced management generalist with substantial senior executive experience, mostly at the interface between the strategic and delivery levels of not-for-profit organisations and the public sector. Following a successful career spanning four decades, Sue ‘retired’ into consultancy.

Sue makes things happen, gets things done, helps people and organisations be their best. Flying solo and collaborating widely, Sue provides strategic and operational support for organisations in the public and not for profit sectors that want to improve. She helps them to plan, to achieve what they aim for, to tighten up their governance, and to support and develop their people.

Specialties: In recent years, Sue has become something of an expert in soft skills development for public sector and NFP employees, specialising in effective written and oral communication, career planning and leadership development. She has consulted extensively in organisational development, governance, strategic and business planning and individual and team performance for NFPs. Sue is qualified in the delivery of Team Management Systems individual and team profiles and is an accredited trainer.

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1 full day 9:00am-4:30pm (8:45am registration)

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Competency framework
First Line Manager Common(ASO2-ASO5)
Middle Manager Common(ASO5-ASO8)

Workbook and Resources

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  • “The facilitator and the presenters were knowledgeable, well-prepared and responsive.”

    SAHealth, DHW

  • “[The most positive aspect of the course was that] actual practitioners in cab subs doing the presentations."

    Robyn Molsher