The Society of Construction Law Australia was launched in May & June of 2009. Its vision and objects, as set out in its company constitution, are below.
To promote the education, study and research in the field of construction law and related subjects in Australia and overseas.
To provide a forum for industry participants and thought leaders to connect and together initiate positive change in the construction industry for the benefit of the construction industry and public as a whole by influencing changes to legislation, policy and practice.
Thought leadership: to provide a forum for industry professionals and thought leaders to connect and together initiate positive change in the construction industry for the benefit of the construction industry and public as a whole both in Australia and overseas;
Education: To promote education, study and research (and publication of the useful results of such research) in the field of construction law and related subjects in Australia and overseas including by the giving of prizes, rewards and scholarships; publishing journals, lectures, newsletters or other content by any means; and through conferences, lectures, seminars, sponsorship and other training activities;
National and international relationships: To support, participate in and establish relationships with other groups (whether formal and informal) in Australia and overseas with similar or related objects to that of the company and exchange information and studies and results with such bodies;
Charity: To establish, sponsor, donate to and support charities related to the construction industry;
General: To generally carry out such other functions and purposes which are necessary or incidental to the other objects of the company.