2017 Conference: Perth

The Society’s next Conference will be held in Perth, 25th – 27th August, 2017. The Conference will take place at the Novotel Perth Langley, 221 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000.

Confirmed speakers for the conference include:

  • The Honourable Patrick Keane AC, Justice of the High Court of Australia
  • The Honourable Nicholas Hasluck AM, former Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • Senator David Leyonhjelm
  • The Honourable Wayne Martin AC, Chief Justice of Western Australia
  • Associate Professor Michelle Evans
  • Ms Peta Credlin

As usual, the Conference will commence with a dinner on Friday 25th August and will conclude around noon on Sunday, 27th August.

For further information, including details about discounted accommodation and student sponsorship, please download the Conference Details document.

For details about registration sessions and costs or to make a booking, please download the Conference Registration form. [Updated 21 July]

The 2017 Conference Program is available here. [Updated 31 July]

Australian Constitutional Law Essay Competition 2017

The essay question for the 2017 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 21 July 2017.