NSW Govt Minister to speak about future of CTP at NSW law conference

9th Mar 2016

The Hon Victor Dominello MP, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, will be the keynote speaker at the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) annual NSW State Conference.

The conference is being held at Dockside Darling Harbour, on Friday 11 March from 8.30am and will examine legal issues ranging from the future of statutory insurance schemes through to a review of Personal Injuries Litigation.

ALA NSW President Roshana May said that all media were welcome to attend the NSW State Conference. More than one hundred local lawyers and other legal professionals are already registered to attend this event.

Ms May said the conference boasted an exceptional program, which provided an excellent opportunity for professional development for NSW-based legal practitioners.


“We are delighted to welcome The Hon Victor Dominello MP, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation as keynote speaker,” Ms May said.

Mr Dominello’s address will cover ‘The Role of the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) and Future Directions for Statutory Insurance Schemes’.

“It is anticipated that the Minister will be addressing the future of the NSW motor vehicle green-slip scheme. Is NSW headed towards a mix of no-fault and lower benefits or is the current scheme sustainable?” Ms May said.

Other conference highlights will include:

  • Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions; His Honour Judge Stephen Rothman AM, NSW Supreme Court
  • Blameless Accidents Masterclass (CTP); Andrew Stone SC, Sir James Martin Chambers
  • TPD Claims: The Current Case Law and How to Do Them Right; Stephen Walsh, Edmund Barton Chambers Josh Mennen, Principal, Maurice Blackburn
  • Dangerous Recreational Activities; Travis Schultz, Partner, Schultz Toomey O’Brien (QLD)
  • A Decade of Lessons In Personal Injuries Litigation Bernard Gross QC, Second Floor Selborne Chambers

The conference is being attended by plaintiff and defendant lawyers as well as representatives of the various regulators and insurers.

The Australian Lawyers Alliance is a national, non-profit association that promotes justice, freedom and the rights of the individual.

The full conference program can be found here: