ACT Conference 2021


Including GST (1.5% surcharge applies for credit card payments)

Member: $675.00 AUD
Non Member: $840.00 AUD

Students and Paralegals can attend at the discounted rate of $420.00. Booked directly via emailing

Contact us

02 9258 7700

Natalie Burt, Event Manager



Hyatt Canberra
120 Commonwealth Ave, Canberra ACT 2600


Registrations Open: 22nd Jun 21 9:00 AM

Registrations Close: 4th Nov 21 5:00 PM

Places Available: 46

ACT Conference 2021


Join us at the ALA's ACT Conference for lawyers, academics and other professionals who are dedicated to protecting and promoting justice, freedom and the rights of the individual.

Over the course of the day you'll enjoy beautiful Canberra while our expert presenters discuss, analyse and give their perspectives on current personal injury legal issues, giving you access to information that will contribute to your professional development.

Conference attendees can earn up to 6 CLE points and are invited to attend the Post-Conference Reception with beverages and antipasto platters. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge, mingle with other legal professionals and enjoy the spectacular views in the heart of Canberra.


Program highlights

  • Keynote Address: ’17 years of the ACT Human Rights Act – time for an accessible complaints mechanism for consumers’
    Dr Helen Watchirs, ACT President and Human Rights Commissioner
  • Obstetrics Malpractice
    Kate Waterford, Special Counsel, MEJ
    Dr John Schmidt, ASSESS Medical Group
  • Case Review
    Anca Costin, Barrister, Blackburn Chambers
  • Calculating Cost of Care and Value of OT to your Care Claim
    Richard Navakis, Principal & Financial Adviser, Hillross
    Nancy Stephenson, Occupational Therapist, ASSESS Medical Group
  • Ethics
    Phil Schubert,Principal, Blumers Personal Injury Lawyers
    Ben Jullienne, Solicitor, Blumers Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Masterclass in drafting and responding to interrogations
    Andrew Muller, Barrister, Key Chamber

Friday 5 November 2021


Registration, arrival tea and coffee


Conference commences


Morning break


Conferences reconvenes



1:30pm Conferences reconvenes
3:00pm Afternoon break
3:30pm Conferences reconvenes

5:00 pm

Conference concludes
Followed by drinks until 6:30pm


Hyatt Canberra



$675.00 AUD


$840.00 AUD

Students and Paralegals can attend at the discounted rate of $420.00. Booked directly via emailing


  • Delegate Folder

  • Name Badge

  • Morning break, lunch and afternoon break

  • Access to Networking Reception

  • Electronic Version of papers post event

  • Up to 6 CPD points

Covid-safe protocols

At the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA), we are committed to doing everything in our power to keep our event guests COVID-safe.

We want to reassure you that, at all ALA events, protecting your health and safety is our top priority.

New procedures at events include:

  • COVID-safe cleaning procedures and reinforcement of social distancing;
  • Easy-to-locate hand sanitising station at the registration desk;
  • All attendees required to sign-in and provide their full name and mobile number; and
  • The use of COVID-safe food and beverage services.

Contact us

02 9258 7700

Natalie Burt, Event Manager