Forthcoming Events and latest news of Note

Latest Addition to the Site:

The latest edition of the Forbes Flyer, July 2018, edited by David Ash, is available at the following link:  Forbes Flyer No 36 (Autumn 2018)


The Forbes Lecture for 2018

Wednesday 30 May 2018: We were delighted that the Hon Justice Virginia Bell AC could  deliver the 2018 Forbes Lecture to mark the Centenary of the Women’s Legal Status Act 1918 (NSW). The lecture was very well attended and  we thank Her Honour for the fascinating presentation.

Further details on this landmark Act are available by scrolling down the page.







Tutorials in Australian Legal History  are held  at 5.15pm in Banco Court. The first four for 2018 were  great successes. The next will also be well worth attending. 

  • We thank the Hon J Campbell QC for the first part of his History of Equity, delivered on Wednesday 25 July. The second part is to be delivered on Wednesday 22 August 2018. All are welcome.

  • Special Note Legal History 3 

  • The Journal, Legal History is commissioning a special Law and War Edition. Call for papers has been released. Click on the following link for details: Legal History CFP – Law and War


Essay Competition:

Results the 2017 Australian Legal History Essay Competition are available on the relevant page above. Details of the 2018 Competition are available at: 2018 Essay Conditions and Guidelines

Interested entrants should commence their research projects now!!! Check with the society if you have any questions.