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Upcoming Programs

Annual Meeting of the Australian Law and Economics Association

Date: 4 to 4-Nov-2016

The Centre for Law and Economics at the ANU College of Law is hosting the Annual Meeting of the Australian Law and Economics Association which will be held on Friday 4 November 2016 at The Australian National University.

Joint NJCA / ANU Conference 2017

Date: 4 to 5-Mar-2017

In partnership with the ANU College of Law, the National Judicial College of Australia will present the biennial Conference on 4 and 5 March 2017.

The theme of the conference is Brave New Worlds: Challenges for Evidence in the 21st Century. The conference will focus on emerging technologies and the issues arising from their application in the modern legal and judicial context, particularly in the areas of evidence law, cybercrime and decision-making. Speakers include leading researchers, academics and judicial officers.

Writing Better Judgments 2017 – Seeking Expressions of Interest

Date: 3 to 5-Apr-2017

This program has been developed for the Australian judiciary and is designed to enhance participants’ judgment writing skills through analysis, discussion and rewriting of judgments in small groups. The program is hands-on and where participants are assisted by professional writers and senior judges.

National Judicial Orientation Programs: 19-24 February 2017 Melbourne (fully subscribed) & 22-27 October 2017 Sydney

Date: 22 to 27-Oct-2017

The National Judicial Orientation Program has been presented every year since 1994. The program has been developed by a steering committee of experienced judges and judicial education professionals drawn from courts and educational bodies throughout Australia. The primary objective of the program is to assist newly appointed judicial officers with their transition to judicial office by facilitating the development and refinement of the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for effective judging.


Registrations are now open for the Joint NJCA/ANU Conference to be held on 4 and 5 March 2017 in Canberra.

There will be 2 National Judicial Orientation Programs held in 2017. 19-24 February in Melbourne (full) and 22-27 October in Sydney. Please register your interest for the October Program.

A Judicial committee has been established to develop an oral judgments program. The location and dates will be advised soon. Please register your interest to receive more information.


‘A great opportunity to think outside the usual square. Stimulating, enjoyable and interesting. Balance was just right.’

Dialogues on Being a Judge Program October 2015