New South Wales Conference 2020

Contact Information

02 9258 7700

Natalie Burt, Event Manager



Luna Park, Sydney


Registrations Open: 31st Oct 18 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 12th Mar 20 11:59 PM

Places Available: 50

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New South Wales Conference 2020


Program Highlights Fees & Information Registration Inclusions Social Events Venue Accommodation How to get here Sponsorship

Join us at the ALA's New South Wales 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 Sydney at the iconic Luna Park Crystal Ballroom, while our expert presenters discuss, analyse and give their perspectives on current personal injury legal issues, and give you access to information that will contribute to your professional development.

The Conference will start off with a keynote address by Judge Leonard Levy SC of the District Court of NSW.

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

Conference date: Friday 13 March 2020
Venue: Luna Park Sydney

Program Highlights

Keynote address
Judge Leonard Levy SC, District Court of NSW

CTP update
Andrew Stone SC, Sir James Martin Chambers

Motor Accident Injuries Act – Recent developments and new issues panel
Belinda Cassidy, Special Counsel, Stacks Goudkamp
Margaret Holz, Jack Shand Chambers
Leigh Davidson, Principal Lawyer, Advantage Legal

Admin law update
Jnana Gumbert, Jack Shand Chambers

Workers' compensation update
Steve Groves, Director, Lamrocks

Institutional abuse
Dr Allison Silink, Director of Academic Programs, University of Technology Sydney

Cruise law and the headlines
Victoria Roy, Practice Group Leader, Stacks Goudkamp

Class actions
Duncan Graham SC, Maurice Byers Chambers

Psychological injuries from a workers’ compensation perspective
Joshua Dale, Senior Associate, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers

Case review
Dr Andrew Morrison RFD SC, Wardell Chambers

Conference Session Times

Friday 13 March 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm

Fees and Information

Rates inclusive of GST

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Social function

Guest ticket

Post-Conference Reception


Delegate Registration Inclusions

  • Access to all Conference sessions from the keynote address to the closing session;
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon break refreshments;
  • Password to access the ALA New South Wales Conference event app through AttendeeHub, which includes Conference papers, maps, event schedules, push notifications, speaker biographies, exhibitor information and the opportunity to interact with other delegates;
  • Admission to Post-Conference Reception, for canapés and beverages, from 5:30-7:00pm while overlooking Sydney Harbour. Additional tickets can be purchased for adults;
  • Complimentary sampler ticket (2 rides) to Luna Park following the Conference; and
  • Entry into the ALA draw and event app prize
  • Claim up to 6 CLE Points

Social Events

Post-Conference reception

This function will be held on Friday 13 March from 5:30pm at Crystal Palace. Guests will be provided with canapés and beverages from 5:30-7:30pm.

Take in the beautiful Sydney harbour while watching the sunset and mingling with your fellow attendees. You'll also be provided with tickets to enter Luna Park and ride on the ferris wheel and other available rides.

Admission is included with delegate Conference registration.
Additional guest tickets can be purchased upon registration.


Luna Park
Crystal Palace
1 Olympic Drive, Milson Point

Situated on the Sydney Harbour foreshore the heritage listed Crystal Palace building has been extensively refurbished and restored to its unique former glory. The building boasts an abundance of natural light and an atmosphere that combines historical elegance with state-of-the-art facilities. Guests can enter via the Sydney Harbour Boardwalk or through Luna Park Midway.

Plenary: Crystal Ballroom
Concurrent Sessions: Crystal Ballroom and Ted Hopkins Room (upstairs)
Exhibition: Sunset Room

How to Get There

By car

Luna Park parking

Wondering where to park when you visit? Luna Park has its own car park! There are 389 space secure spaces, available to guests from 7:00am.
Entry to the car park is via Paul Street, just off Alfred St South, Milsons Point.
Full day $39.00 per car. If you pre-book parking with the ALA and pay before the conference, you will receive the discounted rate of $18,00 per car.

By ferry

Milsons Point Wharf

The Wharf is situated right in front of the iconic Luna Park Sydney face, please check the Transport NSW timetables for more details to plan your trip.
NOTE: Milsons Point Wharf is wheelchair accessible.

To view pricing for ferry tickets or to plan your trip, view the built-in planner on our website, or visit Transport NSW info.

By train

Milsons Point Station

Travelling north, Milsons Point Station is the first stop after Wynyard station in the CBD. Travelling south it is immediately after North Sydney Station.
Milsons Point Station can be found on both the ‘Northern Line’ and ‘North Shore/ Western Line’. From the station, Luna Park is a 5 minute stroll downhill towards the water.

To view pricing for train tickets or to plan your trip, view the built-in planner on our website, or visit Transport NSW info.


Meriton Suites North Sydney
80 Arthur Street, North Sydney
02 9277 1125

View Sydney, formally North Sydney Harbourview Hotel
17 Blue Street, North Sydney

Contact reservations and quote ‘ALA2020’ to receive discounted accommodation.
02 9955 0449

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Please see below sponsorship opportunities available at the Conference:

  • Major partner
  • Partner
  • Exhibitor
  • Post-conference reception sponsor
  • Conference App sponsor
  • Lanyard sponsor
  • Advertiser
  • Catering break sponsor
  • Session drop

Please contact to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Major Partner


Non-Exhibiting Partner


CDC Services