Mentor Breakfast with The Hon Linda Burney MP
Oct
20
7:30am 7:30am

Mentor Breakfast with The Hon Linda Burney MP

  • Old Parliament House (Members Dining Room 3) (map)
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We note, this event is now sold out. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to see you at future events. 

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to our October Mentor Breakfast with guest speaker The Hon Linda Burney MP

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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.

Linda was elected federal member for Barton in 2016, following a 14 year career in the NSW Parliament as Member for Canterbury. During her state political career she served as minister in a number of senior portfolios including as minister for Community Services and later as Deputy Leader of the Opposition.

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.

She began her career as a teacher in western Sydney and then as an education bureaucrat before being appointed Director General of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs in 2000.  Charles Sturt University awarded her, its first Aboriginal graduate, an Honorary Doctorate in Education in 2002.

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

Linda has held senior positions in the non-government sector serving on a number of Boards including the SBS, the NSW Anti-Discrimination Board, and the NSW Board of Studies.

ACT Lawyers may be eligible to claim 1 CPD point in Core Area 3

This event is proudly sponsored by Maddocks.

We note, all WLA ACT events are child friendly. 

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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. 

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MLC Seminar: How to buy your first home – then pay that loan off!
Nov
8
5:30pm 5:30pm

MLC Seminar: How to buy your first home – then pay that loan off!

Come along to this session to learn all about getting your first home and loan, and then how to make sure you can pay that loan off and own that home mortgage free. The session will cover:

  • How to avoid the Lifestyle Creep that will keep you from owning your home
  • Saving a deposit for your home, including the new First Home Super Savers Scheme rules
  • Special mortgage options available for lawyers
  • First home buyer and stamp duty concessions, the differences between ACT & NSW
  • Understanding the difference between a mortgage offset or redraw and why it’s important
  • Having a plan to avoid home ownership bill shock
  • How to pay that loan down, faster
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Australian Women Lawyers 20th Birthday Dinner
Sep
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

Australian Women Lawyers 20th Birthday Dinner

Australian Women Lawyers turns 20 this September and to celebrate, AWL is holding a birthday dinner on 15 September 2017 at the Melbourne Town Hall. As well as giving us an opportunity to get together, the birthday dinner will also provide an opportunity for AWL to thank our patron, the Hon. Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia Diana Bryant AO QC as she retires from the role, announce AWL's new patron, and ceremonially hand over the Patron’s Brooch.

We look forward to seeing you at dinner.

Dress code for this event is "After 5".

AWL thanks the Platinum Sponsor of the 20th birthday party, Foley’s List, for their ongoing support.

Tickets are available to purchase online:

Individual: $140

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Mentor Breakfast with Jennifer Wyborn - 'The Illusion of Perfection'
Sep
5
7:30am 7:30am

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

  • Exhibition Room, QT Hotel Canberra (map)
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WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to our Mentor Breakfast, with guest speaker Jennifer Wyborn, Partner at Clayton Utz.

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 is a Partner at Clayton Utz heading up the Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety Team in Canberra. She is a Canberra girl born and bred. She went to Hughes Primary School and Canberra Girls' Grammar followed by the Australian National University. She then completed her Masters at Sydney University.

Jennifer was awarded Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year - Workplace Relations in 2016, and won the ACT Young Business Woman of 2014 by the Telstra Business Women's Awards. She was also voted by peers as one of Australia's Best Lawyers in Government Law (2015-16) and Labour and Employment Law (2015-16)

Jen has an incredible husband and two children aged 4 and 6. She has worked as a Commonwealth Prosecutor, a Judge's Associate, an in house government lawyer and in private practice.

Event Details

Date and time: Tuesday 5 September 2017, 7.30am for a 7:45am start. 

Venue: Exhibition Room, QT Hotel, Canberra. 

Cost: WLA ACT Members - $35, Non-members - $45

Tickets can be purchased below.

Attendees will be able to claim 1 CPD point in Core Area 3. 


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Panel Event: Juggling Career and Family, and Making Time for Self Care
Aug
23
12:30pm12:30pm

Panel Event: Juggling Career and Family, and Making Time for Self Care

  • Blackburn Training Room, ACT Law Society (map)
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This event has now sold out - we apologise for any inconvenience. 

We invite you to join us for a joint panel event with Mothers Uplift Movement (MUM). Join us for a nourishing lunch and attend a discussion on the topic of: Juggling work with family responsibilities and making time for self-care.

Come and hear from our guest speakers about their experiences as working mums in the legal profession. It will also be a great opportunity to share your own anecdotes and tips and ask questions of other mums who are doing the juggle.

We look forward to hearing from the following panellists on this important topic:

  • Prue Bindon, Barrister at Blackburn Chambers and WLA ACT President
  • Margaret Tregurtha, General Counsel, Department of the Environment and the Energy
  • Lindsay Reid, teacher at Daramalan College and formerly a Senior Associate at King & Wood Mallesons

The session will be facilitated by Liz Huang Hughes-Brown and Alicia Prest from MUM who are also mums working in the law.

MUM is a movement which supports and encourages mums to take time out for themselves for self-care, to pursue career and personal development goals, or simply to take a holiday. We want to help remove the stigma and guilt around mums admitting that they need a break from their role as a mum.

Includes a warm two-course lunch with vegetarian option. Please RSVP by 18 August 2017. 

ACT lawyers may be eligible to claim 1 CPD point in Core Area 3

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Judicial Mentoring Lunch
Aug
16
12:30pm12:30pm

Judicial Mentoring Lunch

This event has now sold out - we apologise for any inconvenience. 

The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT invites you to join us at our Judicial Mentoring Lunch. This is a unique opportunity to meet and network with our women judges, magistrates and tribunal members. 

We are grateful for the attendance of our guests of honour:

  • The Honourable Justice Helen Murrell, Chief Justice of the ACT Supreme Court
  • The Honourable Justice Hilary Penfold PSM, ACT Supreme Court
  • The Honourable Associate Justice Verity McWilliam, ACT Supreme Court
  • Chief Magistrate Lorraine Walker, ACT Magistrates Court
  • Magistrate Bernadette Boss, ACT Magistrates Court
  • Special Magistrate Margaret Hunter OAM, ACT Magistrates Court
  • Judge Kate Hughes, Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Judge Amanda Tonkin, Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Presidential Member Mary-Therese Daniel, ACAT
  • Former General President Linda Crebbin, ACAT

We encourage you to book early as places are limited. Please RSVP by 10 August 2017. 

ACT Lawyers may be eligible to claim 1 CPD point in Core Area 3.

WLA ACT is grateful for the generous support of King & Wood Mallesons. 


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Come to the Bar
Jun
7
5:30pm 5:30pm

Come to the Bar

Thank you for your interest. This event is now sold out. We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you at future events. 

Did you know that women make up less than 10% of barristers at the ACT Bar? Have you thought about going to the Bar one day?

Come along to our informal information evening where you can learn about the practicalities, realities, and rewards of a career at the Bar.

Hosted by the Women Lawyers Association ACT and the ACT Bar Association.

Proudly sponsored by BarBooks

This event is free for WLA ACT members and $10 for non-members. 

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ACT Law Week Dinner - Clementine Ford
May
17
6:30pm 6:30pm

ACT Law Week Dinner - Clementine Ford

The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT is proud to host the Annual Law Week Dinner, with special guest, Clementine Ford. The Law Week Dinner is a unique opportunity for WLA ACT members and friends to meet and enjoy a special evening together. 

Clementine Ford is a writer, social commentator and public speaker based in Melbourne, Australia. As a weekly columnist for Fairfax's Daily Life, she has been unrelenting in her quest to bring topics like rape culture, slut shaming and the misogyny of patriarchal order into the mainstream. 

Tickets are available to purchase online shortly.

National Law Week is an annual event held in May across Australia. Law Week’s goal is to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society. The theme of Law Week for 2017 is “Law and Justice in Your Community”.

Locally, Law Week seeks to raise donations for a Canberra charity. In 2017, ACT Law Week will be supporting the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre (AILC). The AILC is Australia’s only national provider of accredited Indigenous leadership education programs. Since their establishment in 2001, they have transformed the lives of more than 2000 graduates. The AILC is owned and controlled by Indigenous Australians.

Law Week events are developed to include people from diverse backgrounds, organisations and perspectives. The wider Canberra community is invited to attend Law Week events which include the Law Week Launch, public lectures including the annual Sir Richard Blackburn Lecture, a Mock Trial organised by the ACT Director of Public Prosecutions, and tours of the ACT Supreme Court.

WLA ACT is grateful for the generous support of Maurice Blackburn

 

Tickets

WLA ACT members: $110

Non-members: $140

Tables of 10: $1260

To purchase tickets please see the ACT Law Society website

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Voice Coach Workshop - Lucy Cornell
May
6
1:00pm 1:00pm

Voice Coach Workshop - Lucy Cornell

With an introduction by Chief Justice Murrell

Over 10 years of working in court rooms, as well as in the boardrooms she visits, Lucy’s experience is that women are still battling to have their voice heard. Male modes of communication still dominate and male voices are still favoured. Lucy will work with you to help you understand what is compromising your impact in court or in meetings, help you with specific techniques to address these issues, and attune you to the ways that spoken advocacy depends on more than the words alone.

Please RSVP by 2 May.

You may be eligible to claim two CPD points in Core Area 3: Professional Skills.

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General Counsel Q&A
May
3
4:30pm 4:30pm

General Counsel Q&A

This event is now sold out.

The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT is pleased to present our inaugural General Counsel Q&A.

The General Counsel Q&A provides an opportunity for attendees hear from, and ask questions of, General Counsel regarding their experiences in the legal profession, career choices, and path to leadership.

Speakers:

Alice Linacre - General Counsel, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Alison Pratt - General Counsel, Icon Water

Sue Bird - Chief Counsel, National Manager Legal, Australian Federal Police

Canapes and drinks will be provided.

This event is proudly sponsored by Clayton Utz.

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Speak Up: How to lead when it matters most - A seminar by Zoë Routh
Apr
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

Speak Up: How to lead when it matters most - A seminar by Zoë Routh

We note this event is now sold out. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to see you at future events. 

WLA is pleased to host a coaching seminar by Zoë Routh on the topic: 

Speak Up: How to lead when it matters most

Zoë Routh is an executive/leadership coach and the founder and Director of Inner Compass Leadership Development. Zoë works with clients across both the public and private sector, focusing on developing leadership capacity, skill, and ability at all levels in organisations. Zoë has extensive experience designing, facilitating, and overseeing senior leadership programs.

Light refreshments will follow. 

This event is free for WLA ACT members and $10 for non-members. 

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International Women's Day Event - Snapshots of the Australian Legal System and Victims of Family Violence, sponsored by Farrar Gesini Dunn
Mar
9
5:00pm 5:00pm

International Women's Day Event - Snapshots of the Australian Legal System and Victims of Family Violence, sponsored by Farrar Gesini Dunn

An address by Professor Patricia Easteal AM
2010 ACT Australian of the year

As part of International Women's Day, Patricia will explain how the unconscious gendered filtering of ‘reality’ in our culture (the iceberg of biases) can militate against the successful translation of the many laws and amendments enacted to better address violence against women.

5pm, for 5:30pm. Followed by drinks & canapés
ACT lawyers may be eligible to claim 1 CPD point in core area 4 (substantive law)
Non-lawyers warmly welcome

RSVP by Wednesday 8 March. 

WLA ACT is grateful for Farrar Gesini Dunn's sponsorship of this event. 

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Mentor Breakfast with Noor Blumer
Feb
15
7:45am 7:45am

Mentor Breakfast with Noor Blumer

Thank you for your interest, this event has sold out. We hope to see you at future events.

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to our first Mentor Breakfast of 2017, with guest speaker Noor Blumer, Director of Blumers Personal Injury Lawyers and 2016 Woman Lawyer of the Year.

Noor Blumer is currently Director of Blumers Personal Injury Lawyers. She moved to Canberra in 2000 and, with her husband Mark Blumer, established the successful and widely-recognised personal injury firm.

Noor finished school at age 16, and later studied law remotely from Griffith, NSW, while at the same time working full time and caring for her children. When she was admitted to practice, she was the only woman lawyer in Griffith and later became the first woman to be a law partner in the entire Riverina district. 

She has served as President of the ACT Law Society, when she was only the second woman to be elected in the Society's history. Her selection as WLA ACT's inaugural Woman Lawyer of the Year 2016 was a surprise to no one, being a leader and inspiration to her peers and the women lawyers who come after her. 

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.

Noor will share her insights on her fascinating career at our first mentor breakfast of the year.

Event Details

Date and time: Wednesday 15 February 2017, 7.45am. 

Venue: National Ballroom 4, Hotel Realm, Canberra. 

Cost: $45 for members and $50 for non-members.

Attendees will be able to claim 1 CPD point in Core Area 3. 

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Launch of Junior Lawyers Pay & Conditions Survey Report
Nov
29
5:30pm 5:30pm

Launch of Junior Lawyers Pay & Conditions Survey Report

The Women Lawyers ACT in conjunction with ACT Young Lawyers invites you to the launch of the Junior Lawyer Pay & Conditions Survey Report, proudly supported by MLC Advice and Minter Ellison.

Find out about the hours, pay, billable hours and other conditions of junior lawyers in Canberra! With guest speaker Katrina Musgrove, Barrister at Blackburn Chambers.

This is a free event. Drinks and nibbles provided. Please click here to RSVP.

 

 

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Register your interest in a Voice Coach Workshop for Lawyers
Nov
29
to Dec 29

Register your interest in a Voice Coach Workshop for Lawyers

The Women Lawyers Association ACT would like to offer members the opportunity of attending a voice workshop with renowned voice coach Lucy Cornell.

Lucy is a voice coach with extensive experience training CEOs of blue chip companies, high level management, barristers, solicitors, and radio and TV presenters. She regularly conducts training for barristers in Australia and overseas and has a particular interest in assisting women (of any profession) to speak with clarity and confidence, especially in a courtroom or meeting room environment.

You can read more about Lucy on the Voice Coach website.

Please complete this survey during December 2016 to help us work out the best time, place and focus for the workshop early next year.

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Gender Equality Among Barristers Before the High Court: A Seminar by UNSW Professor George Williams AO
Oct
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

Gender Equality Among Barristers Before the High Court: A Seminar by UNSW Professor George Williams AO

We are delighted to invite you, as co-hosts with the Centre for International and Public Law and the ANU Gender Institute, to a seminar by Professor George Williams AO on his recent research into gender equality among barristers before the High Court.

Professor Williams has generously offered to give this seminar ahead of the results of his research being published. The seminar will be at 5pm on 11 October at the ANU law school and will examine this important topic:

How often do women appear before the High Court of Australia? How many have speaking roles? Why have women made so many advances in the legal profession, but not in this area? Professor Williams will answer these questions in speaking to recent research on gender equality among barristers before the High Court.

Open the flyer. Please bring your colleagues and friends. RSVP by clicking here

Professor Williams is the Dean, the Anthony Mason Professor, and a Scientia Professor at UNSW Law. Read his bio here.

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Judicial Mentoring Lunch
Sep
15
1:00pm 1:00pm

Judicial Mentoring Lunch

We are most delighted to invite you to our annual Judicial Mentoring Lunch.

The Judicial Mentoring Lunch is an opportunity for members to meet and network with our current and former women Judges, Magistrates, Registrars and Tribunal Members. 

We are very grateful to the following members of the judiciary who have kindly volunteered their time for this event:  

  • Justice Hilary Penfold, ACT Supreme Court
  • Justice Mary Finn, Family Court of Australia
  • Judge Kate Hughes, Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Chief Magistrate Lorraine Walker
  • Magistrate Bernadette Boss
  • Special Magistrate Margaret Hunter
  • General President Linda Crebbin
  • Presidential Member Professor Peta Spender
  • Presidential Member Mary-Therese Daniel
  • Former Registrar (of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court) Debra Parker
  • Emeritus Professor Robin Creyke

The details for the event are as follows:

When: Thursday, 15 September 2016, from 1pm to 2pm

Where: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 5, NICTA Building, 7 London Circuit, Canberra

Cost: free for members and $10 for non-members

Please note that numbers are quite limited for this event so please RSVP early. 

To RSVP, please click HERE or click the link in the flyer. 

We are very excited for this event and look forward to seeing many of you there! 

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Partner Forum
Aug
11
12:30pm12:30pm

Partner Forum

The Women Lawyers Association of the ACT is pleased to present our inaugural Partner Forum event.

The Partner Forum is an opportunity for attendees to have informal discussions about career choices and experiences within the legal profession with accomplished women partners from firms around Canberra, and their 'path to partnership'.

A light lunch will be provided.

This event is proudly sponsored by Clayton Utz.

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Members: Free

Non-members: $10

Tickets available for purchase online

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'Your Career and Finances' - MLC Advice Seminar
Jun
23
5:30pm 5:30pm

'Your Career and Finances' - MLC Advice Seminar

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to a seminar on 'Your Career and Finances'.

This seminar will be run by Michael Miller, WLA ACT's principal sponsor, Michael Miller of MLC Advice.

Michael will cover the following topics:

  • How to invest in your career to the benefit of your finances.
  • How to manage your finances to fit your career.
  • What you should do if you're planning to take a period of maternity leave.
  • Career progression and finances: how to set up your finances if you intend to become a partner, start your own firm, or go to the bar.

This event is free for WLA ACT members, and $10 for non-members.

Please click here to register.

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Jun
21
9:30am 9:30am

Working Mothers Workshop

Working Mothers Workshop - presented in conjunction with the ACT Law Society

If you’re a working mother you’re likely to be juggling your own expectations about how you should perform your work and family responsibilities, and the expectations of your colleagues and family. This one-day workshop delivers practical strategies for working mothers to combine work and family responsibilities successfully. These strategies will make it easier for you to manage and combine those roles so you are more productive, satisfied and efficient in both areas. They will enable you to build confidence and competence in ‘making it all work’ as well as being more tactical in managing your career.

The results of having such strategies will benefit not only you as a lawyer, but also your employer in the form of productivity improvements, talent retention and better financial performance. In particular, the strategies delivered in the workshop offer:

  • A smooth, effective transition back to productive work and increased satisfaction and productivity for those who have been back a while
  • Increased retention from the loyalty this support builds, along with associated cost savings
  • Strong networking opportunities
  • A positive impact on the number and types of role models coming through to inspire the next generation and demonstrate the many ways people can ‘make it work’
  • A powerful impact on talent attraction and reputation as an employer of choice.

When: Tuesday 21 June 2016, 9.30am to 5pm.

Where: ACT Law Society Blackburn Training Room, Level 4, 1 Farrell Place, Canberra City

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided

Members will earn 6 CPD units in Core Area 3

Cost (incl GST): $730 , or $700 for WLA ACT members

Register online here

Registrations close 13 June 2016. Don't miss out!

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Law Week Dinner
May
18
to May 19

Law Week Dinner

  • The Boat House by the Lake (map)
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Law Week approaches and WLA ACT is once again proud to host the Law Week Dinner on 18 May 2016 at The Boat House by the Lake, generously sponsored by the Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Women’s Network.

Continuing the tradition of compelling guest speakers for the Dinner, this year we are thrilled to welcome Group Captain Catherine McGregor AM.

Until her resignation in December 2015 Catherine McGregor was the world's highest-ranking transgender military officer. She was also awarded an Order of Australia for exceptional service to the Australian Army in 2012.  Catherine's extraordinary life has spanned decorated solider, first-class cricketer, acclaimed cricket writer and political operative, and is intertwined with her compelling personal battle that led to her decision to transition as a woman at age 56. She was named as one of Australia’s 50 most powerful women by the Australian Women’s Weekly and honoured with being named the 2016 Queensland Australian of the Year.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear Catherine. Tables of 8 can also be purchased. For members of WLA ACT, tickets are $130.  For non-members tickets are $140.  

Discount tickets

We are also pleased to announce that WLA ACT is offering tickets to two members at the discounted price of $40 each.  The aim is to enable members who would not otherwise be able to attend to do so.  It is particularly aimed at students, newly admitted lawyers, and those working in the community sector.  Please email contact@wlaact.org.au an expression of interest (one short paragraph) by close of business on 6 May 2016.  We will let you know shortly after that. 

We look forward to seeing you for a wonderful evening at the Law Week Dinner on 18 May. 

 

Event Details

Date and time: Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Venue: The Boat House by the Lake, Menindee Drive, Barton ACT.

Cost: $130 for members and $140 for non-members.

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Mentor Breakfast
May
10
7:30am 7:30am

Mentor Breakfast

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to our first Mentor Breakfast of 2016, with guest speaker Katrina Cooper, Senior Legal Advisor at the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade.

Katrina Cooper is currently the Senior Legal Advisor at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with oversight of international and domestic law issues. She has had a varied career as a diplomat, including postings to Chile, Port Moresby and as Australia’s Ambassador to Mexico. She has also recently been announced as the next Deputy Chief of Mission to Washington DC.

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.

Katrina will share her insights on her career as a lawyer and diplomat, and on her work with the Women in Leadership initiative at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Event Details

Date and time: Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 7.30am to 8.30am. 

Venue: Assembly Room, Hyatt Hotel, Canberra. 

Cost: $45 for members and $50 for non-members.

Attendees will be able to claim 1 CPD point in Core Area 3. 

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Book Launch
Mar
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

Book Launch

WLA ACT, in conjunction with the Women's Legal Centre and Legal Aid ACT, has the pleasure of inviting you to the book launch of 'Whispers from the Bush: The Workplace Sexual Harassment of Australian Rural Women', by Dr Skye Saunders.

Dr Skye Saunders is an academic at the Australian National University (ANU). Prior to joining the ANU, Skye worked as a Canberra-based solicitor in the area of Employment Relations and Discrimination Law where she developed a particular interest in sexual harassment matters. Skye is an advocate for issues of gender and the law, particularly in the complex context of remote Australian communities.

With guest speakers:
Melinda Tankard Reist, Women & Girls' Advocate
Belinda Barnard, ACT Human Rights Commission

Drinks and nibbles provided.

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This is a free event for members and non-members.

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Family Day & High Tea
Feb
20
10:30am10:30am

Family Day & High Tea

  • ACT Supreme Court (then Parlour Wine Room) (map)
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We are delighted to invite you to our first event of the new calendar year on Saturday, 20 January 2016 - our Family Day at the ACT Supreme Court, followed by High Tea nearby at Parlour Wine Room, New Acton.

Do your kids (or grandchildren or nieces or nephews...) wonder what on earth you do at work?  Bring them along to the Family Day so they can sit at the bar table, try on a wig & gown and visit the cells!  Entry is free and we would love to see you and your families there.

Afterwards, enjoy a delicious spread and great conversation at the High Tea. This has proven to be a very popular event in past years so get in early to secure your spot! Members enjoy discounted tickets.

Tickets

Court visit - Free

High Tea - $40 for members, $45 for non-members (free for children under 12)

Available online for purchase

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