ACT Conference 2019

Contact Information

02 9258 7700

Natalie Burt, Event Manager



25 Forster Crescent
Yarralumla ACT 2600


Registrations Open: 21st Mar 19 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 15th Aug 19 11:59 PM

Places Available: 10

  • Event date has passed
  • Registrations are closed

ACT Conference 2019


speakers Fees & Information Registration Inclusions Social Events Venue Sponsorship

Join us at the premier event for Australian legal practitioners, academics and other professionals who are dedicated to protecting and promoting justice, freedom and the rights of the individual.

Over the day our expert presenters will discuss, analyse and give their perspectives on current ACT legal issues. You will gain access to information that contributes to your professional development.

Conference attendees can earn up to 6 CPD points and are invited to attend the networking events, including the Post Conference Reception. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge, mingle with other legal professionals and enjoy this picturesque Canberra location.

Click here to download conference program


Bill Contoyannis

Forensic Engineer, Dohrmann Consulting

The Hon. Dennis Cowdroy OA QC

ACT Integrity Commissioner

Duncan Harrington

Partner, Canberra Costing Consultants

Greg Stretton SC

Barrister, Blackburn Chambers

James Hall

Lawyer, Canberra Legal Costing

Jamie Ronald

Barrister, Burley Griffin Chambers

Mariano Rossetto

Director, Forensic Services, Vincents

Dr Geoffrey David Champion AM

Conjoint Associate Professor,
University of New South Wales

Ted Dohrmann

Managing Director, Dohrmann Consulting

Wayne Sharwood

Barrister, Key Chambers

Conference session times

Friday 16 August 2019
9:00am – 5:30pm

Fees and information (rates inclusive of GST)


Standard rate

ALA Member




Non Admitted rate ( Paralegal, law clerk)
This rate can only be claimed by emailing


Additional social tickets can only be purchased for partners, not colleagues.


Partner ticket price

Post Conference Reception

(includes one hour of canapés and beverages

Delegate registration inclusions

  • Access to all Conference sessions, from the Keynote Address to the closing session;
  • Morning refreshments, lunch and afternoon tea;
  • Delegate booklet containing speaker papers, attendee list and biographies.
  • Admission to the Post Conference Reception. Additional tickets can be purchased for adults for $65.00.
  • An entry form for the ALA draw prize.
  • Claim up to 6 CPD points.

Social events

Post Conference Reception

This function will be held on immediately following the conference in the Terrace Room, which overlooks the grounds.

Admission is included with delegate conference registration.
Additional guest tickets can be purchased for $65.00 when registering.


Commonwealth Club
25 Forster Crescent, Yarralumla

The conference venue sits on the outskirts from Canberra CBD, with sweeping views and complimentary parking.

If you would like to book accommodation onsite at the Commonwealth Club, please email

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Please see below sponsorship opportunities available at the Conference:

  • Major Partner
  • Partner - SOLD
  • Exhibitor - SOLD
  • Post conference reception sponsor
  • Lanyard sponsor - SOLD
  • Catering break sponsor
  • Session sponsor

Please call us events team on or 02 9258 7700 to discuss sponsorship opportunities.