The Academy is holding an on-line session on Whistleblowing - what is it, who does it, when is it lawful, when is it mandatory? on 19 November 2020. A distinguished panel of Professor A J Brown (Griffith), Professor John McMillan AO (ANU), Ms Kate McClymont AM (Investigative Journalist) and Mr Bret Walker SC will be chaired by Justice Julie Ward of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Click on the photo to register.
The Academy has sponsored the publication of this collection of papers and speeches of one of Australia’s leading jurists, the Hon Robert French AC. The book is divided into ten parts, each reflecting an aspect of French’s career including Indigenous issues, human rights, public law, commercial dispute resolution and the judicial system. French’s contributions are put into context through commentaries by leading legal academics, judges and practitioners. Click on the photo for further details through Federation Press
The Academy's Ninth Annual Patron’s Address was delivered by Her Excellency the Hon Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales on 22 October 2020. Her Excellency examined the historical and changing relationship between the Common Law and Australian Aboriginals. Further details shortly.

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Annual Essay Prize 2020

The Australian Academy of Law is happy to announce that the essay's submitted by Ms Natalie Ngo and Mr Tom Allchurch have been judged by the Judging Panel as joint winners.  

26 October 2020 

Fellow Spotlight: The Hon Kevin Lindgren AM QC delivered the Keynote Address for the UN Day Seminar 2020  marking the 40th anniversary of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

26 October 2020

AAL Newsletter [2020] No. 9 dated 26 October 2020


Date  22 October 2020

The Ninth Annual Patron's Address

Date  22 February  2021

Regulatory Enforcement of Directors’ Obligations

Date 19 November 2020

Whistleblowing - what is it, who does it, when is it lawful, when is it mandatory?

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