2024 Immigration Law Conference
Melbourne | Online
The Law Council of Australia’s Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section will be hosting its annual Immigration Law Conference on 22 - 23 March 2024. The conference will be conducted over two days and will canvass current issues in Australian immigration law.
Early bird registrations will open mid 2023.
Date: Friday, 22 March 2024 and Saturday, 23 March 2024
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm each day (AEDT)
Venue: Park Hyatt, 1 Parliament Square Off, Parliament Pl, Melbourne VIC & Online
Networking Event Details:
Date: Thursday, 21 March 2024
Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm (AEDT)
Date: Friday, 22 March 2024
Time: 6.30pm - 10.30pm (AEDT)
Venue: Park Hyatt, 1 Parliament Square Off, Parliament Pl, Melbourne VIC
Discounts apply for Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section members. If you are not currently a member of the Section, you can join here.
If you would like to be placed on the mailing list for this event, please contact the Section Administrator on the details below.
Ms Chelsea De Silva
T. 02 6246 3722
We are pleased to announce the key speakers for this event.
The Hon. Dan Tehan MP
Dan was sworn in as Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment on 22 December 2020.
Mr Tehan served as Minister for Education from 28 August 2018. Prior to this, he was the Minister for Social Services, and preceding this, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Minister for Defence Personnel, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of Anzac.
Mr Tehan was elected to Federal Parliament in 2010 and has held positions including as the Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security; Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Youth Mental Health, and; Chair of the Coalition Friends of Tourism.
The Honourable William Alstergren AO
The Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia is the Honourable William Alstergren. Chief Justice Alstergren is also Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.
Chief Judge Alstergren was appointed Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia on 10 December 2018. His Honour was appointed Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in October 2017. His Honour held a dual appointment as Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court from December 2017 and he has presided over the Appeals Division of the Family Court since March 2018.
Chief Justice Alstergren has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne. He also has a Master of Laws. He practised as a barrister in Melbourne from 1991, and took silk in 2012. He was the Chairman of the Victorian Bar in 2013 and President of the Australian Bar Association in 2017.
1 Parliament Square Off, Parliament Pl, Melbourne VIC 3002
This year’s conference is designed to include content to cover Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Practice Management and Business Skills, Professional Skills and Substantive law. It is the responsibility of the individual member to determine whether CPD points can be earned for an attendance of an event hosted by the Sections of the Law Council.
Mandatory continuing professional development (CPD) requirements vary between each state and territory. Members should refer to their relevant state and territory law society in advance of the event for further information.
As the Law Council provides events directed toward lawyers, approval has not been sought from OMARA. Migration agents wanting to attend the event are advised to contact OMARA beforehand in respect of whether CPD points can be earned from attendance.
Read the Law Council's Event Terms and Conditions here.
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