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Friday 18 Jul 2014

The Society is convening a (Net)Working Weekend at Victor Harbour in South Australia from 18-20 July 2014. The aim of this weekend is to provide a forum for a limited number of members to meet in convivial
and relaxing surroundings to discuss important issues of Australian
construction law, to review the activities of the first five years of the Society, and to discuss its future.

Details of the (Net)Working Weekend can be found here.

Location:
Victor Harbour, South Australia
Tuesday 13 May 2014

Members are advised of a series of two presentations on adjudication under the Security of Payment regime.

The presentations will be held in the Melbourne office of Minter Ellison on
Tuesday 13 and 20 May. They will commence at 5:30pm.

Peter Wood of Minter Ellison and David Thyer, an experienced adjudicator,
will be presenting.

These presentations are delivered in conjunction with The Institute of
Arbitrators and Mediators. Consistent with the usual practice of IAMA there
will be a nominal charge of $40 per session.

Details can be found here.

Location:
Minter Ellison, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne
Wednesday 30 Apr 2014

<p>Members are reminded that the application period for the&nbsp;Scholarship Support Fund concludes on Wednesday 30 April 2014.</p><p>The Fund is available to contribute towards relevant research or other activities which fall within the ambit of the Objects of the Society. The Society is able to launch the Fund following the recent General Meeting in which supported a relevant amenement of the Society's Constitution.</p><p>Guidelines as to the administration of the Fund can be found <a href="/data/SoCLA_grants_guidelines_RELEASE_1_0_290314_-_Guidelines.pdf">here</a>.</p><p>The Application Form to seek a grant form the Fund can be found <a href="/data/SoCLA_grants_guidelines_RELEASE_1_0_290314_-_Application.docx">here</a>.</p><p>The time frame for the first round of applicaitons is as follows:</p><ul><li>Submissions should be made by 30 April 2014</li><li>It is expected that a decision will be made in relation to the submissions by the end of May 2014</li><li>It is proposed that the grants will be effective from 1 July 2014.</li></ul><p>It is hoped that the availability of these grants will provide support for further development of the learning on issues relevant to the Society. I encourage members to consider what contribution they may be able to make to this learning and make an applicaiton for a grant.</p>

Location:
Wednesday 26 Mar 2014

A conference to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG) is to be held in Melbourne form 26 – 28 March 2014.  Follow this link to the site for details.

Location:
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
Tuesday 18 Mar 2014

Robert Fenwick Elliot will discuss South Australian developments on the Security of Payment legislation.

Location:
Piper Alderman, 70 Franklin Street, Adelaide
Tuesday 11 Feb 2014

<p>The Society will host its next video seminar on Tuesday 11 February.&nbsp; The Save the Date information can be found <a href="/data/SoCLA_-_Dispute_Resolution_Boards.pdf">here</a>.&nbsp; Further information will be posted in the near future.</p>

Location:
Thursday 9 Jan 2014

The FIDIC Contracts - a 2 day workshop.  The expert workshop leader Edward Corbett is an excellent speaker, highly qualified and experienced in the use of the FIDIC Contracts. He is a well known author of publications on the FIDIC Contract Conditions.  For more details follow this link.  For on line registration follow this link.  For email registration follow this link.

Location:
Thursday 12 Dec 2013

An End of Year function will be hosted at 90 Northgate Street Unley Park.  The event is a graden party with drinks and canapes.  Details can be found by following this link.

Location:
90 Northgate Street, Unley Park, SA
Wednesday 11 Dec 2013

An End of Year function will be hosted at the offices of Colin Biggers and Paisley at Level 42, 2 Park Street Sydney.  Mr Nicholas Nicholls SC will speak on 'A construction lawyer's Christmas wish list'.  Details can be found by following this link.

Location:
Colin Biggers & Paisley, Level 42, 2 Park Street, Sydney
Tuesday 10 Dec 2013

An End of Year function will be hosted at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright at Level 21, 111 Eagle Street Brisbane.  The Honourable Justice Peter Lyons will lead a discussion on whether your experts should hope into a hot tub for the holiday season.  Details can be found by following this link.

Location:
Norton Rose Fulbright, Level 21, 111 Eagle Street

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