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Take advantage of Spicers Retreats special offer

Spicers Retreats have put together a great offer for any of our members looking forward to a change of scene. The special rates apply to their Sangoma Retreat in the Blue Mountains, the Vineyards Estate in the Hunter Valley and Spicers Guesthouse, also in the Hunter Valley. If you didn't get the email, check out the offer here on the website — go to the Journals tab at the top of this page, click on Other Documents and you'll find it right there at the top. Enjoy!

CLA QLD is now a reality

We are delighted to announce the formation of the Queensland branch of the Commercial Law Association. All sorts of seminars and events (COVID safe, of course) are currently being planned. We’ll let you know as information comes to hand. You can join the Queensland branch through our website. If you’d like further information, please contact Michael Drummond at claqld@cla.org.au

How to go on meeting your CLE requirements in the current crisis

As of today, financial CLA members can download for free both podcasts and videos for free from our Online CLE library.

Please remember to log in to your account before clicking on 'Purchase Electronic Copy'.

Our online seminars cover:
• Mandatory CLE topics
• Mediation
• Property Law
• June Judges series
• Workplace relations
• Competition law
• Consumer law
• PPSA

You can explore the possibilities under the Online CLE tab at the top of the page.
 

CLA AGM, Wednesday, 27 May

The Annual General Meeting of The Commercial Law Association of Australia Ltd would normally be held at the offices of Bartier Perry, Level 10, 77 Castlereagh Street, Sydney at 5.30pm on Wednesday, 
27 May, 2020. In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we will be arranging a teleconference instead.

 
All CLA members are welcome to attend, please contact me if you'd like dial-in instructions.

You can download a copy of the CLA's Annual Report, Financial Report, minutes of the previous AGM, Notice of Meeting and obtain a Proxy Form from this website. Go to the Journals tab, then click on 'Other Documents'.

It's our 55th birthday in 2020

And although there are those of us at the CLA who are horrified to discover that we're older than it is, we are still planning to party hard. Keep an eye out for our special birthday events throughout the year. Let there be cake!

Take a Spring Break at Spicers Retreats

And the winner of our June membership prize is ...

Michela Gallimore — who has won a two-night, mid-week escape at Spicers Balfour Hotel in Brisbane. The prize was drawn on Friday, 30 August — thank you Barbara McDonald for doing the honours. We'd also like to thank Spicers Retreats for once again supplying the prize. Congratulations, Michela ... we know you'll enjoy yourself.

Win a two-night, mid-week stay at Spicers Balfour Hotel in Brisbane

Renew your membership or join the CLA before 28 August, 2019 and you'll automatically go in the draw for a two-night, mid-week stay for two at Spicers Balfour Hotel in New Farm, Brisbane. ​Set in a beautifully converted historic Queenslander, Spicers Balfour Hotel in New Farm provides an urban oasis that's perfect for a weekend escape or special occasion. Shaded courtyards; modern inner city suites; a rooftop bar; friendly, personal service; and our modern Vietnamese restaurant the Balfour Kitchen come together to create a feeling of relaxed luxury. 
(Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. See the CLA website for details.)

CLA AGM, Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

The Annual General Meeting of The Commercial Law Association of Australia Ltd will be held at the offices of Bartier Perry, Level 10, 77 Castlereagh Street, Sydney at 5.30pm on Wednesday, 
22 May, 2019.

 
All CLA members are welcome to attend.

You can download a copy of the CLA's Annual Report, Financial Report, minutes of the previous AGM, Notice of Meeting and obtain a Proxy Form from this website.

The winner of our June membership draw is ...

Professor Sheelagh McCracken from the Unversity of Sydney who has won a two-night, mid-week stay at Spicers Hunter Valley Guesthouse. The prize was drawn on Friday, 29 March (watch the video!) — thank you Tony Dreise for doing the honours. We'd also like to thank Spicers Retreats for once again supplying the prize. Congratulations, Sheelagh ... we know you'll enjoy yourself.