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Friday 5 October

Keynote Address

The Hon Neville Owen

First you see it, then you don’t – Harry Houdini and the art of interpreting statutes

The Hon Justice Michael Barker, Federal Court First You See It, Then You Don’t (pdf) (265KB)

Welcome drinks and Reception: Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle

Saturday 6 October

Independence and External Review

The Hon Marilyn Warren AC, Chief Justice of Victoria Independence and External Review Performance (pdf) (166KB)

Judges as Employees

The Hon Mr Justice Wallis, Supreme Court of Appeal, South Africa Judges as Employees (pdf) (175KB)

Drinks and Colloquium Dinner: The Blue Duck, Cottesloe

After dinner speaker: The Hon. Michael Murray

Sunday 7 October

Use of Extrinsic Materials

The Hon Diana Bryant AO, Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia The Use of Extrinsic Materials: With Particular Reference to Social Science and Family Law Decision Making (pdf) (106KB)

Judicial Recusals – When to leave the stage

The Hon Wayne Martin AC, Chief Justice of Western Australia