Past VWL Events

VICTORIAN WOMEN LAWYERS PRESENTS: THE LESBIA HARFORD ORATION 2017

Victorian Women Lawyers  biennial oration to commemorate Australian poet, novelist and political activist, Lesbia Harford. Orated by  Celeste Liddle an Arrernte woman, an opinion writer, a trade unionist and public speaker. Currently serving as the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Organiser of the National Tertiary Education Union who started her blog “Rantings of an Aboriginal Feminist” in June 2012  spoke on the topic of diversity for women and the interplay with gender equality, with an emphasis on the point of view of an Aboriginal woman. 

The Alto Room, Level 25 The Langham Melbourne -  Thursday, 26 October 2017

 

 

Geelong Event - Practical Tips for Negotiating Salaries and Flexible Working Arrangements

A panel discussion with representatives from Coulter Roache, Harwood Andrews and Russell Kennedy for their insights on how to successfully negotiate salary and flexible working arrangements

Empire Grill, 66 McKillop Street Geelong Wednesday Thursday 18 May 2017

 

Cultural Diversity in the Legal Profession 

A PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE IMPORTANCE OF GREATER DIVERSITY IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Melbourne Wednesday 15 March 2017

Female Government  Lawyers: Future Public Sector Leaders

AN INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION WITH SUCCESSFUL WOMEN WITH PROMINENT CAREERS IN PUBLIC SERVICE

Monash Law Chambers 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne  Thursday 23 March 2017

Victorian Women Lawyers 20th Anniversary

The Bank on Collins 394 Collins St Melbourne 20th October 2016

Remembering Ms Dhu: Incarceration of Indigenous Women

Presentations by Meena Singh, Thalia Anthony, Annette Vickery

Culturally Sensitive Legal Advice: Family Law and Family Violence

Presentations by Magistrate Noreen Toohey, Jane Penberthy, Jennifer Dawson, and Adisa Muminovic

Climbing the career ladder: Panel discussion about career progression for women in the legal industry

Presentations by Shobana Richmond, Melanie Wilkinson, Shivani Pillai and Jane Harvey

Gender, Sexuality and the Legal Profession

Presentation by the Victorian Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality Commissioner Rowena Allen

 

Launch of Law Student Mentoring Program 2016 with the Honourable Justice Rita Zammit

Presentation by the Honourable Justice Rita Zammit

 

 

Not Yours To Share- Legal responses to non-consensual distribution of private sexual material

Presentations by Susan McLean, Tim Watts MP, Dr Nicola Henry, and Belinda Lo

Dame Roma Mitchell Memorial Luncheon 2016

Keynote address by Dr Megan Davis

 

 

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