The peak body representing women lawyers in NSW for the advancement of women in the legal profession.

Women Lawyers Association of NSW

 
10 November 2005    

Dear Members & Colleagues

AGM notices for 30th November 2005 have been distributed to current Members together with an invitation for Members  to list on the "Find a Woman Lawyer" online database (press release noted below). If you have not received this information, please advise our Executive Officer, Kathryn McKenzie. 

We look forward to seeing you at our Xmas Cocktail functions with distinguished guests and our Major Sponsors National Australia Bank; gifts and door prizes from our Sponsors VIVE Magazine; opportunity to do some bargain Xmas shopping and a mystery book launch and signing in Sydney!

Newcastle: 6-8pm Wednesday 30th November, Lovett Gallery

Sydney: 6-8pm Thursday 1st December, Moonshadow MLC Centre


"Online Database to Network Women", 8 November 2005
View Press Release: Women Lawyers Database - November 2005

Our Find A Woman Lawyer database puts our policy work into practice. In our submission to the Inquiry into Balancing Work and Family conducted by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Human Services we called on federal government to provide funding for networking and mentoring programs for women in the legal profession.

We would welcome any attempt by federal and state government agencies concerned with the provision of legal services to follow our example in devoting resources towards networking and mentoring for women lawyers.

For further information please contact:
Lee-May Saw, Media Officer, on 0417 693 239 or at lmsaw@idx.com.au; or
Kathryn McKenzie, Executive Officer, on (02) 4392 1185 or at
executive@womenlawyersnsw.org.au


"Newcastle Networking "Informal Gathering" meet for lunch on the 2nd Friday of each month, 1pm at the Sticky Rice Thai Restaurant, 19 Scott Street, Newcastle. No need to book, just turn up! The next lunch will be on Friday 11th November (last for 2005). A great opportunity to network, catch up with the latest news and colleagues.


Events and News:
Check the latest updates at www.womenlawyersnsw.org.au

Are you financial?
Email us to check your membership status:
executive@womenlawyersnsw.org.au

Please feel free to pass this email onto colleagues and ensure they are on our email list for future updates and invitations.

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For more information contact us
Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales Inc.
DX11563 Sydney Downtown/ 14A Lonsdale Close, Lake Haven NSW 2263
Ph: (02) 4392 1185 Fax: (02) 4392 9410
Email: executive@womenlawyersnsw.org.au   URL: http://www.womenlawyersnsw.org.au

 

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