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28 April 2006, Friday 12noon for 12.30pm "14th Jean Arnot Memorial Luncheon"
3 May 2006, Wednesday 7.30am-9.00am "Women and the Law" The Hon. Justice Ruth McColl AO Coinciding with the 8th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) being held in Sydney, the Anglo-Australasian Lawyers Society have pleasure in inviting members and guests of WLANSW to this breakfast event at The Union Club Sydney; $44pp RSVP by 28 April. Click here for details and registration or contact Malcolm Longstaff on 02-9988 3563
Opportunity to contribute to national newsletter. WLA invites members to contribute interesting articles, casenotes, book reviews, etc to be considered for publication in the Australian Women Lawyers publication Themis (PDF). The deadline for contributions is Friday 19th May 2006. Please contact Kathryn McKenzie in the first instance by email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Gabrielle Upton, Deputy Chancellor of the University of New South Wales, is standing for re-election to the Council of the University. All UNSW graduates are entitled to vote in the election. Ballots are being posted this week and must be returned to the University by Tuesday 6 June 2006. UNSW graduates are urged to take an interest in the governance of the University. Gabrielle is a WLA member and holds a BA LLB from UNSW and a MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University. She is legal counsel at the Australian Institute of Company Directors and serves on the Board of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards and the National Trust fundraising committee. Please feel free to contact Gabrielle on 0407 267 958 or email@example.com. For further information on Gabrielle and how to vote go to her website http://www.unsw.councilelections.com.au/
12 May 2006, Friday 12.45pm-2pm "Bar Readers Welcome & Networking Lunch" at the Buena Vista Cafe & Bar, Level 14, Supreme Law Courts Building, 184 Phillip St, Sydney. No charge; attendees pay for own lunch - view menu on the Buena Vista Café website Register your attendance: firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure adequate seating
New Comedy Play "Lawyers in Love" at the TAP Gallery, Darlinghurst from 4 May to 4 June 2006, promises to be Tony Laumberg's funniest show yet! Take advantage of this producer's special offer and BOOK NOW - MCA 1300 306 776, mention "Women Lawyers discount" for tickets at just $20pp irrespective of how many tickets required. click here for details
Rio Tinto Native Title Scholarship - applications close 28 April. As part of the Aurora Project's native title lawyers' professional development program, we are pleased to once again be able to inform you that two scholarships are being offered by Rio Tinto and the University of Dundee to lawyers with an interest in native title. The scholarships cover all the expenses involved in undertaking a one-year Masters in Mining Law and Policy at the University of Dundee, Scotland (approximately $55,000) and are open to any Australian resident with a law degree. The successful candidates will commit to work within the Native Title Representative Body system for a minimum period of two years. The first term of the Masters course commences in September 2006. Further details: www.auroraproject.com.au/scholarships.htm
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