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Australian Construction Industry Forum

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The Society is pleased to advise that it is now a member of the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF).

The ACIF is the meeting place for leaders of the construction industry in Australia.

ACIF facilitates and supports an active dialogue between the key players in residential and non-residential building, and engineering construction, other industry groups, and government agencies.

Members of the ACIF are the most significant Associations in the industry, spanning the entire asset creation process from feasibility through design, cost planning, construction and building and management. 

Membership will allow the Society to participate in discussions regarding key issues affecting the industry and to strengthen its voice on behalf of the industry.

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SCL International

The Society is pleased to announce the formation of SCL International. 

There is now a Society of Construction Law in over 15 countries.  Each of these Societies have now come together to build cooperation and collaboration between the Societies. 

SCL International has established a website (  Members of the Australian Society can apply to be registered on the website by visiting  Before visiting the site you should obtain the registration code.  The registration code can be obtained by emailing  Once membership has been confirmed you will receive log in details.

Each Society is able to post papers and other material on the international website.  The Australian Society will begin publishing material shortly.

Access to papers from the UK Society is now available through the international website rather than through the historical arrangements between the Australian Society and the UK Society.

SCL International will oversee the biennial international conference. 

SCL International is keen to be of service to memebrs of the Societies around the world. 

The contact points between the Australian Society and SCL International are our Societies Chair, Basil Georgiou, and our two SCL International Liaison Officers, Phillip Greenham and Ian Bailey QC.  They can be contacted by emailing

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Latest Events

SoCLA Event - Perth - International Women's Day 2017

Thu 2 March 2017

NAWIC, together with the Society of Construction Law Australia, is delighted to invite Perth members to celebrate International Women's Day.

The registration link is here - you will need to log into the NAWIC site to book.

Melbourne: International Women's Day 2017

Wed 8 March 2017

NAWIC, together with the Society of Construction Law Australia, is delighted to invite Victorian members to celebrate International Women's Day.

SoCLA Event - Perth - Changes to Society of Construction Law Delay and Disruption Protocol & Concurrent Delay

Fri 10 March 2017

Members in Perth are invited to attend a free seminar conducted by Holman Fenwick Willan considering the 2nd edition of the Society of Construction Law Delay and Disruption Protocol and concurrent delay

SoCLA Event - Melbourne: Seminar "Claims that Arise in Construction Disputes"

Wed 29 March 2017


Members in Melbourne are advised of the first Society seminar of the year to be held on 29 March 2017 at 5:30pm for a 5:45pm start at Corrs Chambers Westgarth on the topic of 'Claims that Arise in Construction Disputes - An Update from Melbourne TEC Chambers.'




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Member benefits

  • Contacts - Opportunity to make valuable contacts
  • Education - Opportunity to continue your learning
  • Discounts - Discounts on various seminars and conferences
  • Reciprocal Benefits - Reciprocal benefits with some sister societies
  • Members Only Resources - Access to members only publications, videos and other resources
  • Involvement - Opportunity to participate in the development of the Society
  • Newsletter - Enjoy a reduced subscription rate to the long established and reputable Australian Construction Law Newsletter.
  • Professional Mentoring - Participate in a national, industry-wide mentoring program