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Cornerstone 2023: The ABA National Conference

The Langham, Gold Coast

Cornerstone 2023: The ABA National Conference

We are delighted to announce that registration for the 2023 ABA Conference ‘CORNERSTONE 2023’ is now open.

About this Event

We are delighted to announce that registration for the 2023 ABA Conference ‘CORNERSTONE 2023’ is now open.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

The conference will be held between 21-23 September at the recently opened, beachfront Langham Hotel on the Gold Coast. As with all ABA conferences there will be an exciting and engaging program of panel discussions, addresses and social events.

The theme for the 2023 conference is “The Rule of Law”. The Rule of Law is the cornerstone upon which our nation and its institutions are founded. It has many facets, but is crucial in preserving and promoting a free and inclusive society. This theme has been chosen due to the many issues facing Australia and its neighbours that raise concerns or threats which the Rule of Law provides protection against under our system of government.

The Conference will be opened by the Hon Susan Kiefel AC, Chief Justice of Australia, followed by a keynote address on the conference theme by Geoffrey Robertson KC. Conference sessions will feature the Attorney – General of the Commonwealth, prominent members of the judiciary and the bar, as well as solicitors and other professionals.

In addition, the conference will include the specialised commercial, tax and criminal law streams that members have come to expect of ABA conferences.

Please join us and spend time with your colleagues at this important conference in the calendar of our national bar.

Click here for registration and more information.

Event Details


21 September 2023 - 23 September 2023


The Langham, Gold Coast


3 days