Victoria Conference 2022

Contact Information

02 9258 7726

Natalie Burt, Event Manager



RACV Cape Schanck Resort


Registrations Open: 8th Mar 22 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 25th May 22 12:00 PM

Victoria Conference 2022

Registration is open for the ALA’s Victoria Conference, the state’s longest-running CPD event for plaintiff lawyers.

Over two days, expert presenters will discuss and analyse current issues in personal injury law, providing you with information that will contribute to your professional development. Up to 8 CPD points can be claimed.

The Conference will be divided into two concurrent streams, with sessions covering common law, gender equality, the assessment of damages, wellbeing in the workforce, and the all-important TAC, workers' compensation and case review panels.

There will be a number of networking and social events, including the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner, where you’ll have the opportunity to take advantage of the modern facilities and picturesque surroundings of the RACV Cape Schanck Resort.

This event will follow all COVID-19 safety protocols.

Due to limited capacity, this conference will also be offered completely online. Click here for more information.

Program Highlights

Keynote address
Fiona Patten MP, Leader of Reason, Parliament of Victoria

Gender equality in the law with Kathleen Foley
Kathleen Foley, Barrister, Devers List

First Peoples’ Assembly towards Treaty
Marcus Stewart, Co-Chair First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria

Workers Compensation Independent Review Service update
Julian Page, Acting Manager Special Counsel - Independent Review, WorkSafe Victoria
James Brett-Young, Lead Counsel - Workers Compensation Independent Review Service, WorkSafe Victoria

Personal Injury Court Update
Her Honour Judge Hinchey, County Court of Victoria

Leadership in the law
Midja Fisher, Leadership Expert and Author

Plus the annual TAC, Workers' Compensation and case review panels.

Conference session times

Friday 27 May 2022 | 8:15AM - 5:05PM
Saturday 28 May 2022 | 9:00am - 2:00PM


Member Early-Bird
Register and Pay Thursday 14 April 2022

Member Standard


Online attendee - Member


Online attendee - Non Member


Click here to register for online conference

Registration Inclusions

  • Access to all Conference sessions from Keynote Address to the closing session;

  • All lunches, morning and afternoon breaks;

  • Password to access ALA Victoria Conference event app , 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 27 May 2022 at RACV Cape Schanck canapés and beverages from 6:00 - 7:30pm.

  • 3 course plated dinner and beverages at the Conference Dinner to be held at RACV Cape Schanck on Friday 28 May 2022 from 7:00pm.

Social Events

The Welcome Reception will be held on Thursday 26 May from 6:00- 7:30pm at RACV Cape Schanck. Guests will be provided with canapés and beverages for 1.5 hours.

Admission is included with conference registration.

The conference dinner will be held at RACV Cape Schanck from Friday 27 May from 7:00pm, be prepared an evening of spectacular food, beverages and entertainment.

Please note that due to limited covid safe capacity, no guest tickets can be purchased for the social events.


RACV Cape Schanck Resort
Trent Jones Drive, Cape Schanck, VIC, 3939

Come experience the best of what Victorian tourism has to offer at the RACV Resort at Cape Schanck on the Mornington Peninsula. When it comes to a getaway, location is everything, and Cape Schanck offers some of the most breathtaking views in Victoria. On a clear day, you’ll see the distant Melbourne city skyline as well as Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait – and at night, you’ll walk underneath a canopy of bright stars. At the southernmost tip of the Mornington Peninsula, you’ll find dramatic landscapes, unspoilt beaches, scenic walking tracks and unparalleled views over the wild waters of Bass Strait. As soon as you walk in the door you will begin to unwind and be inspired by the amazing facilities, the fantastic rooms and the beautiful surrounds.

This venue provides the perfect chance to recharge and relax.

Plenary/concurrent sessions: Great Southern Ballroom
Exhibition: Horizon Ballroom
Dinner: Great Southern Ballroom


RACV Cape Schanck offers complimentary outdoor car park to all guests using the facilities.


RACV Cape Schanck Resort
Trent Jones Drive, Cape Schanck, VIC, 3939

The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) have arranged discounted accommodation at RACV Cape Schanck Resort for Conference attendees.

There are two accommodation types. When booking online please select the correct room type as they have different prices.

All prices include one breakfast — if two people will be occupying the room you will need to add an additional breakfast to your registration to claim the discounted rate.

To obtain the discounted rate during the conference, please secure your accommodation through registering online.


Superior Room
(Main Building)

Located within the main resort building where breakfast, the Conference and Dinner is held.
Ocean View Room
(external building)
These rooms are located a short distance scenic walk or drive away from the main building $245.00


Please indicate on your booking if you would like 2 single beds or 1 king bed, Rates include 1 breakfast.

If you are a RACV member, if you would like to claim points, you will need to book through RACV directly.



$25.00 per person when pre-purchased through the ALA (otherwise you will be charged $31.00 upon check-out).
Breakfast is located in the main building at Cape Restaurant.


No penalty will apply for accommodation cancellations prior to 15 April 2022.

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 accommodation rate.

If you require a twin room, please specify during registration and email

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 the accommodation.

Upon check-in, a credit card will be required and a $100 bond per night will be held on the card. Delegates to settle their own account according to the hotel terms and conditions.






Please contact to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Terms and conditions

Cancellations received before 18/04/22 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 Victoria Government announce that events of 150+ attendees are not allowed, the ALA will provide access to the virtual conference.

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 include one breakfast. 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.