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2019 – Save the dates!

Planning is well underway for 2019 – watch this space and ensure you are on our mailing list.

21 February –  2019 Launch & our ‘NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards 2019’ Launch

13 March –  International Women’s Day Panel Event ‘Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces’,  in Partnership with Women’s Legal Services NSW

26 March – WLANSW SubCommittee ‘Diversity’ Launch Event

23 August – ‘NSW Women Lawyers Achievement Awards 2019’ Awards Presentation Dinner

We will provide a wrap up of 2018 shortly. In the meantime, please enjoy this video from the closing event that we hosted a table at – ‘First 100 Years’ – Celebrating Women in Law, Parliament House, 26 November 2018. Please click here for details and the video.

 

 

Seasons Greetings

As another year is all too quickly coming to an end, we would like to thank you for your continued support and wish you a healthy, happy and prosperous 2019!

Wrapping up a busy and successful 2018, we welcome the newly elected Executive Committee for 2018-2019. Our End of Year Drinks following the AGM was a wonderful celebration of the achievements for the year.  Please click here to view the photos from the event, here for Holly Lam’s outgoing President’s Report, here for Larissa Andelman’s acceptance speech as incoming President, our Treasurer’s Report and the Financial Statements.

We are deeply appreciative and gratefully thank the Law Society of NSW for their ongoing support as our Principal Sponsor, and the many corporate firms, chambers and organisations that hosted events or partnered with us in delivering projects, submissions and events during the past year, and the speakers that gave freely of their time.

Our office will be closed from 21 December 2018 and will reopen 14 January 2019. Thank you for another great year! Happy holidays!

 

 

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Bystander policies and their importance in combating sexual harassment and bullying

Eliminating poor behaviour in the workplace is everybody’s responsibility, and the onus cannot simply fall to the victim of said behaviour, say two presidents of women lawyer associations. Cultural change is more likely to occur, and more rapidly, if employees were empowered and obligated to report conduct they consider to be unlawful, by way of … Read Full Story

2019 WLANSW SubCommittees. Get involved!

Please contact our office for further details if you would like to contribute and get involved.
– Workplace Practices
– Events
– Diversity
– Welcome to the Law
– Communication
– Newcastle Chapter
– Wollongong Chapter
– Penrith Chapter

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Charter for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession

The Charter is designed to promote and support strategies to retain women in the profession over the course of their careers and encourage and promote their career progression into senior executive and management positions. Click here for more details and to sign up.

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The Women Lawyer’s Association of NSW is on social media! Join us!

Join us on social media networks to stay engaged with our members, and informed of upcoming events and news.

Connect with us on: LinkedIn – Twitter –  Facebook – Blog

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Registered Charity Tick

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has developed the Tick of Charity Registration (the Registered Charity Tick) for registered charities to show the public that they are registered with the ACNC. The Registered Charity Tick aims to give reassurance to the public that registered charities are transparent and accountable by highlighting their presence on the ACNC Charity Register.  Please click here for the ACNC registration details of the Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW Inc.

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Diversity and Equality Charter

LawCouncil_Diversity_Equality_logoDiverse and inclusive legal workplaces help to build a strong and respected legal profession. A major step towards this goal has been the development of a Diversity and Equality Charter, which organisations now have the opportunity to adopt. We encourage you to join us in supporting and adopting the Charter. Please click here for further information

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