Tickets on sale for Mentor Breakfast with Linda Burney MP

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to our October Mentor Breakfast with guest speaker Ms Linda Burney MP. Tickets are now available to be purchased online

Mentor breakfasts provide our members with the opportunity to hear from a prominent woman in the community and to celebrate and learn from their achievements.

Following her election to the Federal House of Representatives she was immediately appointed as Shadow Minister for Human Services.

As a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation, Linda was the first Aboriginal person to be elected to the NSW Parliament and the first Aboriginal woman to serve in the Australian House of Representatives.  Linda’s commitment to Indigenous issues spans more than 30 years.

Linda has a long held commitment the prevention of domestic violence and family violence and has detailed publically her personal experience with it. 

We note, all WLA ACT events are child friendly. 

This event is proudly sponsored by Maddocks.

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Event Details

Date and time: Friday 20 October, 7.30am for a 7:45am start. 

Location: Members Dining Room 3, Old Parliament House, Canberra

Tickets: $30 for WLA ACT Members, $40 for Non-members. Includes hot breakfast. 

Your chance to win - Australian Women Lawyers 20th Birthday Gala

To celebrate the 20th birthday of Australian Women Lawyers, we are providing the chance for one of our members to attend the AWL birthday gala dinner in Melbourne on Friday 15 September.

The includes $500 towards flights and accommodation and a free ticket to the dinner celebrations.

To enter, simply write to us (contact@wlaact.org.au) in 300 words or less why you would like to attend.

'The Illusion of Perfection' - Mentor Breakfast with Jennifer Wyborn

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to our Mentor Breakfast, with guest speaker Jennifer Wyborn, Partner at Clayton Utz, to be held on Tuesday 5 September at QT Hotel.

Mentor breakfasts provide our members with the opportunity to hear from a prominent woman in the legal profession and to celebrate and learn from their achievements.

Jennifer will talk on the topic of 'The Illusion of Perfection'.

Jennifer has had an illustrious career and is currently a Partner at Clayton Utz heading up the Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety Team in Canberra. 

For further information and to book tickets, please see the events page

Meet a Member - Nisha Selvaraj

This month we profiled Nisha Selvaraj for our Meet a Member section. Nisha is a Senior Legal Officer in Indigenous Affairs Legal at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. 

'I think the best piece of advice I could give myself, and it’s a piece of advice I have given to friends and colleagues alike, is to back yourself.'

Check out our Meet a Member page to see Nisha's full profile. 

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is a WLA ACT Corporate Member for the 2017-18 year.