2022 Constitutional Law Conference

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The 2022 Constitutional Law Conference will be held via Zoom on Friday 11 February 2022, organised by the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at the Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW, with the support of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (AACL).

The virtual conference will feature discussions of important developments in the High Court, Federal Court and State Courts and provide an overview of the key public law debates in 2021. The conference will include sessions on the separation of powers and administrative justice, the implied freedom of political communication and its limits, and the constitutionality of national and international border closures, and related disputes between Mr Clive Palmer and the state of Western Australia.

The conference will be addressed and attended by leading judges, academics, barristers and government lawyers, and include multiple opportunities for informal interaction both via Zoom break-out rooms and post-conference, in-person drinks in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra and Hobart.

Pod Drinks: Host and Contact

  • Sydney – co-hosted by the AACL and G+T Centre (contact Rosalind Dixon)
  • Melbourne – co-hosted by the AACL and Monash (contact Luke Beck)
  • Perth – co-hosted by the AACL and UWA (contact Sarah Murray)
  • Brisbane – co-hosted by the AACL and UQ (contact Caitlin Goss and Dylan Lino)
  • Adelaide – co-hosted by the AACL (contact Stephen McDonald)
  • Canberra – co-hosted by the AACL and CIPL (contact Leighton MacDonald and James Stellios)
  • Hobart – co-hosted by the AACL (contact Gabrielle Appleby)

Ticketing Information

  • Full conference: $220
  • Organisation ticket: $1100 (registration for attending as a group in one location – please contact gtcentre@unsw.edu.au to purchase)
  • Academics and NGO lawyers will receive a 50% discount when using code ACADEMIC50 at checkout. If you are experiencing financial hardship and unable to purchase a ticket please contact gtcentre@unsw.edu.au

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