2017 Constitutional Law Conference and Dinner

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Art Gallery of New South Wales
Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law
8.30 am - 5.00 pm
Fri, 2017-02-17

Our 16th annual conference on constitutional law, looking at recent decisions of the High Court, Federal and State courts and important contemporary issues, was held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The Conference Dinner that evening was held at NSW Parliament House and the guest speaker at the Dinner was the Hon Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Brochures General and Academic now available.

Immediately following the conference was a book launch by the Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM of Great Australian Dissents edited by Andrew Lynch (Cambridge University Press, 2016). 

The evening prior to the conference, on 16 February, Sydney Law School hosted the 2017 George Winterton Memorial Lecture at the Banco Court in the city. It featured William Gummow on the topic ‘Sir Owen Dixon Today’. For more information about this Lecture please see the flyer.



Emeritus Professor Tony Blackshield AO, Macquarie University
Re Culleton, Re Day – Challenging Senators’ Eligibility

Ms Celia Winnett, NSW Bar
Cunningham v Commonwealth - Acquisition of Property and Politician's Retirement Benefits