Overview

Charity details

ABN
Address
Locked Bag A6000
Sydney South NSW 1235
Australia
Address For Service email
Phone
Charity Size
Small
Who the charity helps
General community in Australia
Date established
2007
Last reported
24 December 2020
Next report due
31 December 2021
Financial Year End
30/06

Summary of activities

The Academy sponsors public lectures, seminars and debates. • 31 October 2019, Brisbane. Patron’s Address. The Chief Justice, the Hon Susan Kiefel AC, delivered the Academy’s Patron’s Address for 2019 on “The Academy and the Courts: what do they mean to each other today?” • 5 August 2019, Canberra. Joint panel to discuss the findings from the International Bar Association’s 2019 report “Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession”. The co-hosts were the International Bar Association, the Australian National University, the Law Council of Australia, the ACT Law Society and the ACT Bar Association. • 22 August 2019, annual joint event with the Australian Academy of Science. A hypothetical set of facts on climate change—the law and the science. The Moderator was Academy Fellow, Mr Justin Gleeson SC of the NSW Bar and a panel of six experts. • 4 September 2019, Melbourne. Sir Nicholas Blake gave the public lecture on “Democracy, Human Rights and the Judiciary: the common law and the wider world”. • 19 September 2019, Darwin. The Annual Austin Asche Oration in Law and Governance, Ms Liz Broderick AO spoke on “The Journey of a Restless Advocate: Creating a more Gender Equal Australia”. • 19 September 2019, Canberra. Michael Coper roundtable. The Commonwealth Solicitor-General, Dr Stephen Donaghue QC spoke of “Current Issues in Australian Constitutional Law. • 19 January 2020, Canberra. Professor James Stellios FAAL of the ANU law school gave an address and spoke on the relationship between life as an academic and as a legal practitioner. • 19 February 2020, Canberra. Michael Coper Roundtable. Mr Graeme Neate AM spoke on "Native title--concepts, challenges and creative outcomes". • 27 February 2020, Perth. A presentation by Professor Kate Lewins of the law school at Murdoch University, the topic was "Cruise Ship Passengers and Australian Law - Contracts, Consumer Protection, Convention?" • 18 June 2020, Canberra and Online. Professor Don Rothwell led a discussion on “Covid-19 and the International Cruise Industry”. The Chair was Professor Stephen Bottomley. • 24 June 2020, Perth and Online. Ms Jessica Kerr, a PhD candidate in the School of Law at the University of Western Australia led a discussion in the area of her research, “Making Judges in Commonwealth Judiciaries”. Prizes • Annual Essay Prize 2019 - $10,000 won by Dr Ellen Rock of the UTS School of Law, for her essay on “Resolving Conflicts at the Interface between Public and Private Law”. • Honours Prize 2019 - $1500 won by Kate Mani of Monash University, whose topic was “Social Media Chatter, Googling Jurors and the Determined Searcher: How the Internet is Threatening the Efficacy of Suppression Orders”. • Michael Coper Memorial Prize 2019 - $1500 won by Ms Hennie Lui for her paper “A Total Ban on Gene Doping: not the Most Gen-IUS Idea”.

Charity programs

Program name Classification
Annual Essay Prize Education support
Honours Prize; Name: Michael Coper Memorial Prize Education support

Financials & Documents

Annual reporting

Title Due Date Date received Download
Financial Report 2021 31 December 2021 Pending
Annual Information Statement 2021 31 December 2021 Not yet submitted
Financial Report 2020 31 January 2021 24 December 2020
Annual Information Statement 2020 31 January 2021 24 December 2020
Financial Report 2019 31 January 2020 20 December 2019
Annual Information Statement 2019 31 January 2020 20 December 2019
Financial Report 2018 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2018 No due date Not required
Financial Report 2017 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2017 No due date Not required
Financial Report 2016 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2016 No due date Not required
Financial Report 2015 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2015 No due date Not required
Financial Report 2014 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2014 No due date Not required
Financial Report 2013 No due date Not required
Annual Information Statement 2013 No due date Not required

Documents

Title Date Reporting Year Download
Governing Document 19 July 2019 Download

History

The charity's subtype history

Purpose Start Date End Date
Advancing education 13 August 2018
Purposes beneficial to the general public that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to, or within the spirit of, any of the other charitable purposes 1 July 2018

Registration status history

Effective Date Status
1 July 2018 Registered

Enforcement action history

There have been no enforcements for this charity.