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The AJOA is pleased to provide an outline of the program for the upcoming Colloquium in Canberra this year.

The Colloquium is open to members, and non members who are eligible to become members.

The full Colloquium website and registration page requires a password login.

Members can access the Colloquium flyer by logging in and navigating to Member News & Media via the Members’ Section.

If you require assistance, please contact the AJOA Secretariat for further information and details on how to register.


Friday 11 October 2024

14.00 14.15 President’s Welcome and Formal Opening
      The Hon Justice Michael Walton, AJOA President
14.15 15.15 Indigenous Sentencing: Key Challenges
The Hon Justice Lucy McCallum, Chief Justice of the Australian Capital Territory
15.45 17.00 The privilege and the pressure: Reflections on the sources and impacts of stress in judicial work
Dr Carly Schrever, Director, Human Ethos; Associate Professor, Law School, UWA
A panel discussion with current and former judges facilitated by Ms Sally Ryan, Director, Human Ethos
17.30 19.00 Welcome Function


Saturday 12 October 2024

9.00 9.50 Keynote Address
The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC, Chief Justice of Australia
10.20 11.50 International Criminal Law
Professor Tim McCormack, Dean Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania
His Honour Magistrate Imad Abdul-Karim, Local Court of New South Wales
Dr Mark Klamberg, Professor in International Law, Stockholm University and Deputy Director, Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice
13.00 15.15 AGM and Governing Council Meeting
17.00 18.30 Local Tour
18.30 23.00 Colloquium Dinner


Sunday 13 October 2024

9.15 10.30 The Rise of the Sovereign Citizen: Why the law doesn’t apply to me
His Honour Magistrate Mark Douglass, Local Court of New South Wales
Associate Professor Harry Hobbs, Faculty of Law, University of Technology
11.00 12.00 Presentation
  Mr Dennis Richardson AC