Victoria Conference 2020

Contact Information

02 9258 7700

Natalie Burt, Event Manager



RACV Cape Schanck Resort


Registrations Open: 14th Feb 20 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 30th Apr 20 11:59 PM

Places Available: 196

Victoria Conference 2020

Program Highlights Speakers Fees & Information Registration Inclusions Social Events Awards Venue Accommodation FLIGHTS Pre & Post Conference Activities Sponsorship

Join us at the premier event for Victoria lawyer's, academics and other 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 give their perspectives on current personal injury legal issues. You will gain access to information that contributes to your professional development.

We have two concurrent streams, where sessions will cover police accountability, abuse claims, medical negligence cases and workers' compensation.

Conference attendees can earn up to 8 CLE points and are invited to attend the networking events, including the Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge, mingle with other legal professionals and enjoy the facilities at RACV Cape Schanck.

Program Highlights

  • Keynote Address
    Anna Brown OAM, Equality Australia
  • Topic TBC
    Judge Arushan Pillay, County Court of Victoria
  • TAC, Workers' Compensation and Case Review Panels

Conference Session Times

Friday 1 May 2020 8:30am - 5:20pm.

Saturday 2 May 2020 8:30am - 1:45pm.

Fees and Information

Rates inclusive of GST

Early-bird registrations close Friday 27 March 2020

(Register and PAY)


ALA Member





Additional sponsor rep ( day pass only)

Contact our events team


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 through Attendeehub, 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 Thursday30 April at RACV Cape Schanck canapés and beverages from 6:00 - 7:30pm. Additional tickets can be purchased for Adults;
  • Entrance to Conference Dinner to be held at RACV Cape Schanck on Friday 1 May 2020 from 7:00pm.
    Additional Adult tickets can be purchased.
  • Form for the ALA draw prize

Social Events

The Welcome Reception will be held on Thursday 30 April 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.
Additional guest tickets can be purchased upon registration. Rates are inclusive of GST.

Adult guest ticket $100.00

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

Additional guest tickets can be purchased upon registration. Rates are inclusive of GST.

Adult guest ticket $190.00


Civil Justice Award

Each year the ALA presents a Victoria 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 Friday 27 March 2020 to


Trent Jones Drive, Cape Schanck, VIC, 3939

Come experience the best of what Victorian tourism has to offer at the brand new 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: Horizon Ballroom
Exhibition: Horizon Ballroom pre-function
Dinner: Great Southern Ballroom


RACV Cape Schanck Resort Parking

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 buffet 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 for 30 April - 2 May 2020, please secure your accommodation through registering online.

Room type


Superior Room
(Main Building)
Located within the main resort building where breakfast, the Conference and Dinner is held. These luxurious hotel style rooms have views of either our incredible golf course, Bass Strait or Port Phillip Bay.
The room accommodates two adults in one king bed or two single beds.
Ocean View Room (External Building)

These rooms are located a short distance scenic walk or drive away from the main building within the picturesque grounds of the Resort.
You will need to make your own way to the main building for breakfast, the conference and dinner is held.
The room accommodates two adults in one king bed or two single beds.


Terms and Conditions



$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.


Complimentary wi-fi within accommodation and conference rooms.
Distance from Cape Schanck Resort Both the accommodation and function spaces are located within RACV Cape Schanck. Ask hotel reception for directions; there are also various directories located within the hotel.
Terms and Conditions

No penalty will apply for accommodation cancellations prior to 27 March 2020.

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 $1.00 bond per night will be held on the card. Delegates will settle their own account according to the hotel terms and conditions.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Please see below sponsorship opportunities available at the conference

  • Major Partner
  • Partner
  • Exhibitor
  • President Welcome Reception Sponsor
  • Conference Dinner Sponsor
  • Photo booth Sponsor
  • Conference App Sponsor
  • Lanyard Sponsor
  • Advertiser

Please contact to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Major Partner

Major Partner



Terms and conditions

Cancellations received before 27/03/20 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.

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.