See the interactive map below with all conference venues marked on it, including the Conference hotels. All venues are a short walk or ferry ride from the Conference hotels and the UNSW CBD campus.
Main Conference Venue – University of New South Wales CBD Campus, Level 7, 1 O’Connell Street
Monday 28 – Wednesday 30 October
The University of New South Wales was founded in 1949. See information about the history of UNSW. The main campus is in the suburb of Kensington – the Law Faculty is on the Kensington campus. The new CBD campus was built in 2014.
Opening Reception – the NSW Justice & Police Museum, corner of Albert and Phillip Streets, Circular Quay
Sunday 27 October, 5.30pm-8.30pm
The historic buildings housing the Justice & Police Museum started life as the Water Police Court (built in 1856), the Water Police Station (built in 1858) and another Police Court built in 1886. It was one of the busiest legal precincts in the colony of NSW. See more on the history of the Museum.
Parliament House tour, 6 Macquarie Street
Monday 28 October, 2.30pm-3.30pm
The Parliament of New South Wales is Australia’s first and oldest Parliament. Parliament House is also a site of great heritage significance. Its complex of buildings include the oldest building surviving in the Sydney CBD. It started life in 1816 as Sydney’s first permanent hospital, known as the ‘Rum Hospital’. The Legislature has occupied the building since 1829. More on the history and development of Parliament House.
Investor-State Law Guide Reception – The Ivy Penthouse, 330 George Street.
Monday 28 October, 5pm-8pm
NSW Law Courts and Law Library tour, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, 184 Phillip Street – on the corner of Macquarie, King and Phillip Streets.
Tuesday 29 October, 2.30pm-3.30pm
The Supreme Court of New South Wales was established in 1823. The new Law Courts building opened in 1977. It houses the Supreme Court and the Sydney registries of the High and Federal Courts of Australia – the only combined federal / state court building in Australia. See more about the Law Courts building and the Supreme Court.
The Law Courts Library is on level 15 of the Law Courts building. See information about the history of the Library.
Conference Dinner – Sunset Room, Luna Park, 1 Olympic Drive, Milsons Point
Wednesday 30 October, 7pm-10.30pm
Opened in 1935, Sydney’s Luna Park and its iconic face is a famous landmark and a rare surviving amusement park featuring fantasy architecture in 1930s Art Deco style. Information on the history of Luna Park. The Sunset Room is a waterfront venue that features stunning views of Sydney Harbour. A short ferry ride will get delegates to the dinner. Shuttle buses will return delegates to the Conference hotels.