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The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT is a not-for-profit promoting the interests of women lawyers in the ACT
The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT Inc (WLA ACT) is a not-for-profit organisation providing networking for and promotion of the interests of women lawyers in the ACT.
The objects of WLA ACT are to:
to provide support and information to women in the legal profession;
to represent, advocate for and promote the interests of women in the legal profession;
to provide a common meeting ground for women in the legal profession;
to foster the growth of a corporate spirit among women in the legal profession;
to provide opportunities for the development and advancement of women in the legal profession;
to encourage and advocate for the improvement of diversity in the legal profession;
to participate in the reform of the law and the administration of the law particularly as affecting women and children;
to participate in other matters of interest and relevance to the legal profession;
to cooperate and, where appropriate, collaborate with other entities for the advancement of women in the law and women more broadly; and
to promote the objects of the association in any manner the committee considers appropriate, and to do things incidental or conducive to the attainment of these objects.
The WLA ACT is active across a range of fronts including policy development, hosting networking events, CPD breakfast seminars and conducting our annual Junior Lawyers Pay and Conditions Survey.