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Start at the Top Family Law Conference 2019
From Thursday 24 January 2019 -  08:00am
To Friday 25 January 2019 - 05:00pm
  • Venue: Parliament House, Darwin 
  • Early Bird $715 incl GST (until 14/12/18) 
  • Standard $825 incl GST

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Future shocks: Reform, technology and the great unknown.


Join us in tropical Darwin on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 January 2019 and earn your 10 CPD points covering all competencies at the annual Start at the Top Family Law Conference.

Topics will include

intersction of family law and child protection; e-safety for you and your client; Anton Piller orders;running a parenting matter; some trickier aspects of property settlements; ethics; panel sessions with sitting Federal Circuit Court and Family Court judges + more. *

Presenters will include 

The Hon Justice Robert Benjamin AM; The Hon Justice David Berman; Judge Peter Cole OAM; Judge Janet Terry; Judge Leanne Turner; Judge Tony Young; Retired Judge Stephen Scarlett OAM; James Linklater- Steele; Teresa Farmer; Hugh McPharlin; Dr David Chapman + more. (Presentations and presenters are subject to change.)

A full program and list of presenters will be released closer to the conference date.

“The opportunity to meet and engage with the profession and judiciary in an informal social, where everyone is relaxed and status/position does not inhibit the free flow of discussion and interaction so much. This is what sets it apart from standard CPD.”


Cancellation policy

14 days’ notice of cancellation is required for a full refund of the registration fee. Substitutions can be made at any time. No refunds or credits will be given to delegates who fail to attend the event.


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Office Location

Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street
Darwin NT 0800

Mailing Address

GPO Box 2388
Darwin NT 0801


Telephone: (08) 8981 5104
Fax: (08) 8941 1623
ABN: 62 208 314 893