Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Annual General Meeting

    Friday, November 30, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Sky Phoenix, 188 Pitt Street, Sydney

    The  Committee of the NSW Society of Labor Lawyers has called the 2018 Annual General Meeting, to be held immediately prior to the Society's 2018 Annual Dinner. Current and potential members are encouraged to attend. 

    When: Friday 30 November 2018, 6:00pm 
    Where: Sky Pheonix, 188 Pitt St Sydney NSW 2000

    Agenda Items

    - Vote on special resolutions
    - Confirm minutes of last AGM
    - Receive reports and financials
    - Election of committee members and office bearers
    - Nomination and election of returning officer

    Election of Committee Members

    The Society currently consists of 12 committee members; 4 office bearers (President, Vice  President, Treasurer, Secretary) and 8 ordinary committee members, 4 of whom must be women. The current committee members hold office until the next AGM.


    Financial members of more than 3 months standing, present at the AGM, are entitled to vote. If you are unsure of your membership status or membership number please email the Secretary.

    If you haven't renewed your membership for 2018-2019 please renew here.

    A member entitled to vote at a general meeting may give, in writing in the form available here, their proxy to any other member entitled to vote at the general meeting. 

    Proposed Constitutional Amendments

    The special resolutions proposed by the committee or ordinary members of the Society are available here. All special resolutions must be passed by three-quarters of members present at the meeting. A copy of the Constitution is also available here.


    Any member of the Society of more than 3 months standing, can nominate for the Committee. Nomination forms are available here.
    Nominations of candidates for election as office-bearers or as ordinary committee members: 
    • Must be made in writing, signed by 2 financial members of the Society and accompanied by the written consent of the candidate
    • Must be received by COB Friday 23 November 2018 via email to the Returning Officer.

    Afterwards, join us for the 2018 Annual Dinner with former Chief Justice of the Family Court Hon Diana Bryant AO QC and Shadow Attorney-General Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP. Register your spot now.

  • Annual Dinner 2018: With the Hon Diana Bryant AO QC

    Friday, November 30, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Sky Phoenix, 188 Pitt Street, Sydney · $80.00 AUD

    You are invited to attend the 2018 Annual Dinner of the NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, with guest speaker former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia the Hon Diana Bryant AO QC.

    Ms Bryant was appointed Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia on 5 July 2004 and retired in October 2017. Prior to that, Ms Bryant was the first female Chief Federal Magistrate of Australia.

    We will also be joined by the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP, the Shadow Attorney-General of Australia. 

    The 2018 Annual Dinner is being held at Sky Phoenix Sydney and will coincide with the launch of the 2018 edition of Legal Tweaks.

    Members, friends, partners and fellow travellers are welcome.

    Tickets can be purchased below for $120 general admission or $80 for students/recent graduates. A table of 10 can be purchased at a discounted rate of $1,000. Tickets include banquet dinner and alcohol.

    This event is proudly sponsored by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.

    The Annual Dinner will immediately follow the Society's Annual General Meeting. Further details on the AGM will be provided to members shortly. 

    Purchase your tickets using the form below.