2018 Conference: Brisbane

The Society’s next Conference will take place in Brisbane, 3rd – 5th August, 2018 and will be held at The Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Cnr Ann & Roma Streets, Brisbane QLD 4000.

As usual, the Conference will commence with a dinner on Friday 3rd August and will conclude around noon on Sunday, 5th August.

Speakers will be announced in the coming weeks, via our weekly emails and the website.

Please contact the Pullman Reservations Department on 07 3222 1125 or email and quote “The Samuel Griffith Society” to receive the delegate rate, as per the table below. Please note that the Mercure Hotel is attached to the Pullman Hotel, and we have rooms available at both adjoining hotels. All rooms are subject to availability, so we recommend contacting the hotel at your earliest convenience if you require accommodation.

Hotel Price per Night Price per Night (incl b’fast for one)
Pullman Deluxe Room – SGL $195 $220
Mercure Superior Room – SGL $155 $180

Please contact us on 03 9225 8512 or via our website contact form if you would like to sponsor or contribute towards a student attending this years’ Conference.

For details about registration sessions and costs or to make a booking, please download the Conference Registration form (Updated 1 May 2018).

Australian Constitutional Law Essay Competition 2018

The essay question for the 2018 Australian Constitutional Law Essay Competition has been announced. All tertiary students are invited to enter. The winner will receive the Sir Samuel Griffith Prize at this year’s conference (to be presented by his Honour Justice Callinan).

Further details about the competition and the conference may be found in the flyer (click on the image to the right).

The rules governing the competition are available here.

Entries must be submitted by 6 July 2018.