Queensland Conference 2022
The Star, Gold Coast
Registrations Open: 11th Oct 21 12:00 AM
Registrations Close: 10th Feb 22 12:00 PM
Places Available: 2
Join us at the premier annual event for Queensland lawyers and legal professionals who are dedicated to protecting and promoting justice, freedom, and the rights of the individual.
Over the course of two days, our expert presenters will discuss, analyse and provide their perspectives on a wide range of current personal injury legal issues.
The Conference will include four concurrent streams with sessions covering workers’ compensation, medical negligence, abuse law, public liability, negotiation advocacy, and more.
Conference attendees can earn up to 10 CPD points and are invited to attend networking events including the welcome reception and conference dinner. Attendees will also be treated to a new addition of activities including Top Golf, Rise and Shine walk to Broadbeach and Jellurgal walkabout tour - giving you plenty of time to unwind and interact with other attendees.
Don't miss this opportunity to develop your professional skills, explore new areas of law, connect with your peers while enjoying the facilities at The Star, Gold Coast in the heart of Broadbeach. This event will follow all COVID-19 safety protocols.
Gerard Mullins, Barrister, Darrow Chambers
The Future of Practice in the Regions
The Honourable Justice Crow, Supreme Court of Queensland
Two worlds: Civil Litigation for First Nations people
Melia Benn, Barrister, Endeavour Chambers
Jerry Tucker, Associate, Bottoms English Lawyers
Statutory Time Limits for TPD, IP, Death and Terminal Illness
Nick Scott, Senior Associate, Maurice Blackburn
Annual case law update on motor vehicle, public liability, superannuation and insurance
Conference session times
Friday 11 February 2022 | 8:30am–5:30pm.
Saturday 12 February 2022 | 9:00am–3:30pm
Rates inclusive of GST
Early-bird registrations close Tuesday 17 December 2021
|Additional sponsor rep ( day pass only)||
Contact our events team
- Access to all Conference sessions from Keynote Address to the closing session;
- All lunches, morning and afternoon breaks;
- Password to access ALA Queensland Conference event app through Events Air , which includes conference papers, maps, event schedules, push notifications, speaker biographies, Sponsor information and chance to interact with other delegates;
- Admission to Welcome Reception on Thursday 10 February at The Star, Pool canapés and beverages from 6:00 - 7:30pm. Additional tickets can be purchased for Adults and Children;
- Entrance to Conference Dinner to be held at The Star Marquee on Friday 11 February from 6:30pm.
Additional Adult tickets can be purchased.
- Form for the ALA draw prize
The welcome reception will be held on Thursday 10 February from 6:00- 7:30pm at Poolside, The Star, Gold Coast. Guests will be provided with canapés and beverages for 1.5 hours.
Admission is included with conference registration.
Additional guest tickets can be purchased upon registration. Rates are inclusive of GST.
Adult guest ticket $95.00
Child guest ticket $55.00
Dinner- Beach theme will be held in the marquee from 6:30pm on Friday11 February , be prepared an evening of spectacular food, beverages and music. Meet us for pre-dinner drinks in the The Star Event Centre foyer.
Come dressed ready for the theme - Beach.
Additional guest tickets can be purchased upon registration. Rates are inclusive of GST.
Adult guest ticket $190.00
Jellurgal Walkabout Tour
Thursday 10 February 2021 | 2:00 - 4:30pm
$55.00 per person (limited 40 places)
Start your tour with an audio/visual presentation followed by an Ochre Ceremony. Then take a guided walk around the “Dreaming Mountain”, Jellurgal.
Hear about traditional life, bush tucker, fishing, hunting and the important ecological practices and connection to the land displayed by the Yugambeh speaking people for thousands of years.
incudes return bus transfer from The Star, Gold Coast.
Rise and Shine Walk
Friday 11 February 2021 | 6:15am
Free - Registration required (limited 40 places)
Take a relaxing stroll to Broadbeach with a 20-min meditation practice with professional instructor from Floating Lotus.
Saturday 12 February 2021 | 5:00pm
Whether you’re an aspiring golf pro or picking up a club for the first time, Top Golf is a competitive and fun game for everyone. Players hit micro-chipped golf balls that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield. Includes 2 hour golf, food plus return bus transfer from The Star, Gold Coast.
You’re our priority
The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) looks forward to welcoming you to face-to-face events around Australia.
The health and wellbeing of our event attendees is of the utmost importance. To ensure this we continue to closely monitor the circumstances and requirements in all states and territories in line with local, state and national authorities.
ALA events operate within all Government COVID-19 guidelines. In November, the Queensland Government announced that from 17 December 2021 unvaccinated people are not permitted to attend hospitality venues. This means that only fully vaccinated people will be able to attend this Conference.
Our events are running as scheduled, and we will respond appropriately and provide further updates should the situation change in the lead up to any event.
Vaccination certificate needs to be attached/linked via the Queensland Check In app. The Star Gold Coast does NOT accept the following as proof of vaccination:
- Screenshots/photos of “Check In Qld” App and/or covid vaccination documents
- Shrunken and/or reduced sized documents
- Doctor/Specialist/Chemist covid vaccination authority letters
Civil Justice Award
Each year the ALA presents a Queensland Civil Justice Award to a deserving recipient in accordance with the outlined criteria.
The Award provides a platform of recognition to an individual who has fought for justice. The Award generates significant media attention and provides additional opportunities for the recipient to raise further awareness about the issues for which they have fought, both within the legal fraternity and with the wider public.
Forward all nominations for The Civil Justice Award by close of business on Tuesday 21 December 2021 to Events@lawyersalliance.com.au
The Star Event Centre
1 Casino Drive, Broadbeach
The Star Gold Coast offers a secure, undercover, complimentary car park to all guests using the facilities. Access to the carpark is via Hooker Boulevard/Nerang-Broadbeach Rd or the Gold Coast Highway and T E Peters Drive. Valet parking is also available at a $40 per day.
The Star Gold Coast
1 Casino Drive, Broadbeach
Accommodation is available at the Conference venue, The Star Gold Coast.
A special accommodation rate has been negotiated for delegates wishing to stay at The Star Gold Coast. This is a Standard Room 'run of house’ rate. All accommodation rooms have views of the city or gardens. Each is serviced daily, receives a nightly turn down and contains two double beds or one king size bed, with a spacious sitting area and separate bathroom. Rooms with two double beds are limited and are available on a request basis only.
The discounted rate is valid from 10-12 February 2022. If you would like to secure accommodation outside of these dates at the discounted rate, please contact the ALA Event Manager via email.
Room rate per night
|$264.00 inclusive of GST
Run of house
Discounted rate can only be secured through registration with the Australian Lawyers Alliance.
|Please note that breakfast is not included in the above accommodation rates. Breakfast is available for $20.00 per person per day from 6:30–10:30am if you pre-book with the ALA, unless it will be $34.90 upon checkout.|
|Complimentary wi-fi in accommodation and meeting rooms.|
|Terms and Conditions||
Full payment of accommodation is required by Tuesday 21 December 2021.
The ALA will endeavour to sell the cancelled accommodation to another delegate. If we are unable to, the delegate wishing to cancel accommodation will be subject to 100% of the accommodate rate.
No-shows are subject to 100% of the accommodate rate.
Majority of accommodation are king bed configuration. If you require a twin room please specify during registration and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If sharing a room with someone other than a partner, please state their name under 'share with' option when completing the registration. Please ensure that one of the delegates secures and pays for accommodation.
Upon check in, a credit card will be required and a $1.00 bond per night will be held on the card. Delegates will settle their account according to the hotel terms and conditions.
Qantas Airways, Virgin Blue and Jetstar operate flights to Gold Coast from major Australian cities and offer a range of flights and times to suit most schedules. To book your flights, go to the relevant website:
Prior to confirming and paying for a flight reservation online, please ensure you read the Terms and Conditions of travel, as flights are usually non-refundable once booked. Please ensure you make your flight booking in the name of your photo identification so you do not have any problem at check-in. Photo identification is a requirement for travel with all airlines.
Please note that Gold Coast Airport is approximately a 45 min drive from Gold Coast Airport.
Terms and conditions
Cancellations received before 14/01/22 will be refunded in full. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER As all costs will be pre-paid to service providers, these cancellation conditions apply to all registration, accommodation and social event payments. Changes are subject to availability. Substitutions are allowed up to 48 hours prior to the commencement of the conference and all requests must be made in writing.If there is a covid outbreak and the Queensland Government announce that events of 100+ attendees are not allowed, the ALA will provide a full refund to registered attendees for registration and accommodation.All payments for registration, accommodation, activities and any applicable membership fees must be made prior to the commencement of the conference. We reserve the right to cancel some or all of your booking if payment is not received. Accommodation payments, cancellations and changes are subject to the requirements of the hotel and its arrangements with the Australian Lawyers Alliance in relation to room guarantees. Accommodation charges are ‘room only’ and do not include breakfast or any other incidental charges, but do include any government taxes and booking fees. Delegates are responsible for all incidental charges payable to the hotel on departure. In the case of a 'no show', all payments due for registration, social events, accommodation or any associated fees will still need to be settled by the registrant after the event.The Australian Lawyers Alliance reserves the right to alter any published program. The right is reserved to cancel or change itineraries or substitute services without notice. In most instances, comprehensive papers are provided by the speakers, however, the Australian Lawyers Alliance is unable to take responsibility for papers not provided.The Australian Lawyers Alliance assumes no liability whatsoever for injury, damage, loss, accident or delay to persons or property other than to the minimum extent required by law. In view of statutory or contractual limitations that may apply to personal injury or property damage and loss, the purchase of accident, baggage & travel insurance is strongly recommended. The ALA manages your personal information in accordance with our responsibilities under the relevant laws.All attendee contact details will be provided to event partners for one post event email.