When: Tuesday 13 December 2022 at 6pm
Where: Sky Phoenix Restaurant, Shop 6001/188 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
You are invited to attend the 2022 Annual Dinner of the NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, with guest speaker the new Attorney-General Hon Mark Dreyfus KC, MP.
Mr Dreyfus will deliver the Society's Frank Walker Lecture which celebrates the life and achievements of former NSW Attorney-General Frank Walker, and discuss the new Albanese Government's law reform agenda for this parliamentary term.
The 2022 Annual Dinner will coincide with the launch of the 2022 edition of Legal Tweaks.
Members, friends, partners and fellow travellers are welcome.
Tickets can be purchased below for $100 (members), $120 (non-members), or $80 (students). A table of 10 can be purchased at a discounted rate of $1,000. Tickets include banquet dinner and alcohol.
This is the first time the Society has been able to hold its Annual Dinner since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are looking forward to seeing our members at this exciting juncture in Australian politics with a new Labor Government committed to progressive legal reform.
This event is proudly sponsored by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
About Mark Dreyfus KC, MP
Mark Dreyfus is the Member for Isaacs in the House of Representatives and the Attorney-General and Cabinet Secretary in the Albanese Labor Government. Mr Dreyfus previously served as Attorney-General from February to September 2013. Mr Dreyfus is a passionate defender of the rule of law, freedom of the press and the need for a powerful and independent national anti-corruption commission.
Prior to entering Parliament Mark was a Melbourne barrister and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1999. He appeared for and advised Federal, State and local governments and appeared in a number of landmark cases in the High Court, including the Stolen Generations litigation.
About Frank Walker, QC
Frank Walker was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for the Georges River electorate from 1970 to 1988. He served as the 41st Attorney General of NSW from 1976 to 1983. Following his state parliamentary career Frank ran successfully for the seat of Robertson in 1990 and represented the electorate until the 1996 election. During his political life, Frank was a reformist, overseeing significant legislative change in the areas of land rights, criminal law, and discrimination law.