Tonight: Forbes Society – 2023 Forbes Lecture tonight


The Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History is honoured that Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC will present the 2023 Forbes Lecture, ‘The Decade That Shaped Us: Before and After the Third Charter of Justice 1823 – 1833’. The Lecture will be chaired by the Hon James Allsop AC, President of the Forbes Society. The Lecture will be held in Banco Court tonight 23 August 2023 starting at 5.15pm.

No registration is necessary for in person attendance – for online viewing please register here. After registering you will receive an email confirmation which contains the viewing link (joining with camera and sound is disabled for events such as this).

The note here also details other forthcoming events and provides information about membership – there is a link to a renewal/application form. The Forbes Society encourages and promotes research into Australian legal history via the Francis Forbes Fund. Projects we have supported through the Fund are detailed in the note.

Please email with any queries.

If you no longer wish to receive In Brief, please notify the Bar Association's