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

Women Lawyers Association of NSW

11 September 2006    

Dear Members & Colleagues

It is now time to ensure that you have registered for the Inaugural Australian Women Lawyers Conference which will be held in Sydney 28-30 September

The program showcases and outstanding and rare assembly of the profession's finest women, addressing topics in the areas of human rights, litigation, property and finance, and corporate governance. Don't miss this opportunity to register for the conference and make sure you book in for the grand finale Gala Dinner at the Sheraton on the Park Hotel. If you book a table of 8-10 a 10% discount applies. Get together with your colleagues now for this one-off event! For more information or to book on line: or call 02-9954 4400.

We also look forward to seeing you on Thursday evening for Networking Drinks at Bar Europa as detailed below.

Kind regards

Louise Byrne


Thursday 14 September, 5.30-7.30pm NETWORKING DRINKS at Bar Europa, The Basement, 88 Elizabeth St, Sydney
Join our President, Executive Committee, distinguished guests, members and colleagues. Light refreshments provided; cash bar; free admittance.

MEMBERS ONLY INVITATION TO PRIVATE POLITICAL LUNCHEONS at the Strangers Dining Room NSW Parliament House - Labor Party: 6 September, Liberal Party: 25 October, Cross Benches: 22 November With the success of our lunch series over the past two years, and the impending elections in March 2007, the forums will provide an opportunity for Association members to network with State female MPs of all parties in an informal environment to discuss their views and their party’s policies on various issues. The Labor Party Luncheon last Tuesday provided some lively discussion and positive indication to further develop our relationship. Numbers limited - click here for registration details.

2006 EOWA Australian Census of Women in Leadership
According to EOWA Director, Anna McPhee, the disappointing Census results highlight that 47% of Australia's employees and 40% of shareholders remain under-represented at the most senior levels of business. "Women remain largely excluded from positions which have significant influence over Australia's business direction, economy, public policy and the community generally", she said. To view the full media release and Census, visit their website

WLANSW supports the ongoing research on the position of women professionals in Australia conducted by EOWA. View our recent Media Release "Advancing Women in Boardrooms".


"Just Search for legal information" Click here to download Media Release
A powerful new on-line search tool is now available to help access information about and for law and justice issues experienced by socially and economically disadvantaged people. Just Search can be found at

The Royal Hospital for Women Fundraising Dinner at London's Cafe Royal 18th October 2006, Stamford Plaza Double Bay The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for research, education and special needs for the women and babies of NSW. This prestigous charity event will be raising funds in aid of new equipment for the operating theatres. Book by 25 September for the early bird offer of $150pp. Click here for details and registration. 

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