The Victorian Christian Legal Society (“VCLS”) warmly invites you to attend its Annual Dinner on Tuesday 13 June 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Ombra Bar (upstairs, 76 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000).
Our guest speaker will be the Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations and former Attorney-General of Victoria, The Honourable Robert Clark MP, who will be sharing on the topic:
“The Defence of Christian Values“
Mr Clark was first elected to Parliament in 1988 at the age of 31, and since then has served the community both as a local MP and in a wide range of portfolio areas including Attorney-General, Treasury, Finance, Industrial Relations, Planning, WorkCover, Gaming, ICT, Energy & Resources and Major Projects. More information about Mr Clark’s background and experience can be found here.
We will also be announcing our new VCLS Committee for 2017-18 as well as a number of new initiatives for the new financial year.
Please join us for an evening of fellowship that will inspire and encourage you. Your attendance at this event will support the ongoing activities of the VCLS and will help us to continue hosting events that are subsidised for our student members. There will also be an opportunity to give towards future initiatives of the VCLS.
Date: Tuesday 13 June 2017
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
OMBRA BAR (upstairs)
76 Bourke Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Click here to purchase your ticket!
Ticket price includes cost of 4-course sharing menu and drinks plus a small donation component. No tickets will be sold at the door on the night.
Student Writing Competition
The VCLS is also running a competition for university students in conjunction with the Annual Dinner 2017.
What: Write a short response to the question, “Where is God in our legal system?”
Word limit: 500 words
Due Date: 5 June 2017
How to enter: Please submit entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prize: The top three (3) entries will score their writers a free ticket to the Annual Dinner 2017 and an opportunity to present their response at the dinner. The top entry writer will also receive a sponsored position* to attend the Human Rights Law Alliance (“HRLA”) Legal Academy for 2017 or 2018 (value approx. $500, costs of flights not included).
*subject to acceptance by the HRLA
Reminder – VCLS Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 29 May 2017
Please also be reminded that our AGM will take place at 6.15 pm on Monday 29 May 2017 at Hutchinson Legal (Level 10, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne). We will be electing our office bearers for 2017/2018. Please click here for more information.
We would appreciate your RSVP by 6pm Sunday 28 May 2017 to email@example.com for catering purposes.