Upcoming Events

  • 2017 Annual General Meeting

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Aesop's Greek Restaurant, 131 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

    The  Committee of the NSW Society of Labor Lawyers has called the 2017 Annual General Meeting, to be held immediately prior to the Society's 2017 Annual Dinner. Current and potential members are encouraged to attend.

    When: Thursday 16 November 2017, 6.30pm 
    Where: Aesops, 131 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

    The meeting is not expected to go for more than half an hour and will be followed by the launch of the 2017 edition of Legal Tweaks and the Society's 2017 Annual Dinner featuring the Hon Mary Gaudron QC (for more information on the Annual Dinner click here). 

    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 2016-2017 please do so 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 proposed special resolutions are available hereAll 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 Thursday 9 November 2016 via email to the Returning Officer.
  • 2017 Annual Dinner with the Hon Mary Gaudron QC

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    Aesop's Greek Restaurant, 131 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000 · $80.00 AUD

    You are invited to attend the 2017 Annual Dinner of the NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, with guest speaker former High Court Justice the Hon. Mary Gaudron QC.

    The 2017 Annual Dinner is being held at Aesop's Greek Restaurant and will coincide with the launch of the 2017 edition of Legal Tweaks. Mary Gaudron QC will be speaking on the topic "Rethinking Trade Unionism". 

    Members, friends, partners and fellow travellers are welcome. 

    Tickets can be purchased below for $100 general admission or $80 for students/recent graduates. A table of 10 can be purchased at a discounted rate of $900. Tickets include banquet dinner and alcohol.

    This event is proudly sponsored by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.

    The 2017 Annual Dinner will be taking place immediately following the Annual General Meeting. For more information on the 2017 AGM click here.