The Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA) was incorporated in Victoria on 27 February 2001 and now has active State Chapters in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, ACT, Victoria and Tasmania. ALLA's main objectives are to promote the study of labour law and social security both in Australia and internationally, and to provide a forum for discussion and debate for lawyers and others working in these fields.
Membership of ALLA is open to all who are interested in the aims of the Association, either professionally or because of scholarly activities.View
- National Committee
The affairs of the Association are managed by the National Committee of Management.View
- Annual General Meetings
Read ALLA's past Annual General Meeting minutes.View
View information on the founding members and the launch of ALLA.View
ALLA 9th Biennial Conference
ALLA will hold its Ninth Biennial National Conference on 9-10 November 2018 at the Sofitel Broadbeach on the Queensland's Gold Coast. The conference theme is 'Labour Law: new frontiers, new challenges'.
Monday 12 February 2018 - SA Chapter Event
The ALLA SA Chapter, Adelaide Law School's Work and Employment Regulation research group and Sport SA invite you to 'Legal and Economic Issues Regarding Contract Breach in Professional Sports Leagues', presented by visiting scholar Professor Stephen Ross.
Tuesday 27 February 2018 - SA Chapter Event
The ALLA SA Chapter and Adelaide Law School's Work and Employment Regulation research group invite you to 'TACKLING AUSTRALIA'S "GANGMASTERS" The Case for Labour Hire Licensing', presented by Professor Anthony Forsyth.
To find out more about your State or Territory Chapter click on the links below.
State & Territory Chapters
State and Territory Chapters of ALLA have been formed around Australia.
ALLA's National Conference is held every two years, gathering academics and practitioners from around Australia.
Information on Labour Law events external to ALLA.
Continuing Professional Development
ALLA Conference Prizes
Phillipa Weeks Prize
The Phillipa Weeks Prize recognises the contribution of Professor Phillipa Weeks to Australian labour law scholarship and her unwavering support of young and upcoming scholars.View
Dominica Whelan Prize
The Dominica Whelan Prize is named in honour of the late Dominica Whelan, who served for many years as a member of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission, Fair Work Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
ALLA Research Degree Scholarship
The ALLA Research Degree Scholarship is awarded to provide financial assistance for reseach degree students to take part in and present a paper at the ALLA biennial national conference.View