The proceeding was a prosecution against an education service provider, by the Australian Skills Quality Authority, for contraventions of s 94 and s 96 of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 (Cth) (NVR Act).
The parties formulated an Agreed Statement of Facts and Joint Submissions to the court as to the fact of the contraventions and appropriate penalty, including an arrangement for enforceable undertakings.
The court was required to consider the appropriateness of the penalties sought. The court accepted that the orders sought jointly by the parties.
Claire Schneider appeared for the Applicant, instructed by the Australian Government Solicitor.
Matthew Jones appeared for the Respondent, instructed by Cooper Grace Ward.
The judgment is published here.