ALLA 9th Biennial Conference, Gold Coast 2018

Ninth Biennial National Conference

ALLA will hold its Ninth Biennial Conference on 9-10 November 2018 at the Sofitel Broadbeach on Queensland's Gold Coast.

The Conference theme is 'Labour Law: new frontiers, new challenges'.

Conference registration is now open. Full details and registration available on the conference website.

The academic teaching and research workshops will be held at the Sofitel Broadbeach on Thursday 8 November from 1pm to 4.30pm. Please email for further information.


Member Early Bird (closing 5 September)$450
Member Standard$520
Non-Member Early Bird (closing 5 September)$550
Non-Member Standard$650
Student Early Bird (closing 5 September)$300
Student Standard$330

Registration is available now on the conference website.

Conference Gala Dinner

Date: Friday 9 November 2018
Venue: Sofitel Hotel, Surfers Paradise
Time: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Cost: Cost $120 for delegates and guests

Gala dinner bookings can be made with registration on the conference website.

Call for Papers

The ALLA 9th Biennial Conference will explore new and emerging themes in labour law and future challenges. We welcome abstracts for papers relating to a wide variety of topics reporting on legal, analytical, empirical, theoretical, critical and policy research into labour law.

Please see the Call for Papers for further information.

Submissions should include the name, title and affiliation of the author(s) and an abstract. Please email submissions to by 25 May 2018.

Deadlines / Important Dates

  • Submission of abstracts: 25 May 2018
  • Notification of outcome to authors: 30 June 2018
  • Final paper submission: 12 October 2018