Francis Burt Law Education Centre

Sir Ronald Wilson Lecture

Sir Ronald Wilson Lecture

The Sir Ronald Wilson Lecture is a fabulous opportunity for your PALs students to engage in contemporary issues in the law. This marks a change in format for the Sir Ronald Wilson Lecture with the goal of making this event more dynamic and interactive in the form of a panel discussion. The focus of the event on Year 11-12 Politics and Law ATAR Courses and syllabus items of relevance remains unchanged.

Topic: Climate Change - Political and Legal Accountability
Date: Wed, 7 August 2019
Time: 5.30pm to 7pm
Venue: Brookfield Place - Tower 2, 123 St Georges Terrace PERTH WA 6000, Ground Floor, Conference Facilities Room 1
Target audience: Year 11-12 Politics and Law students
Cost: Free

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Lecture Twilight Series - 17 May, 2019


The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia with The John Curtin Institute of Public Policy (JCIPP) invite you to a twilight seminar:


Scott Morrison’s Liberal-National government faces stiff competition from Bill Shorten’s Labor Party when Australia votes on 18 May. Join our Federal Election Curtin Corner as a panel of experts on Australian politics discuss the campaign, the policies, the seats to watch, the Senate, the role of minor parties and independents, the rise and implications of early voting, as well as making their predictions for the 2019 election. 

Panel Guests:
Ms Jessica Strutt – FOCUS presenter with ABC local radio in Perth
Professor John Phillimore, Curtin University
Associate Professor Martin Drum, The University of Notre Dame

When:                  Friday 17 May 2019  

Time:                    5.00pm – 6.30pm

Venue:                 The Constitutional Centre of WA
                             40 Havelock St, West Perth (Parking is available on site)

Registrations:     Online: Click here to register

Enquiries:            Phone: 9266 2807

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FBLEP Secures Funding

In case you haven't heard...

FBLEP have secured monies from the Public Purposes Trust (PPT) to ensure the on-going delivery of the Francis Burt Law Education Programme and the Mock Trial Competition from 2019/20 to 2021/22.

PLEAWA is pleased that the great work of FBLEP is able to continue for the near future. Please continue to support the work of this excellent programme by continuing to visit the Education Centre and being involved in the Mock Trial Competition.

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Professional Development - 26 November, 2018

Year 11-12 Politics and Law Teacher Professional Learning Day

The Law Society’s Francis Burt Law Education Programme provides Year 11-12 Politics and Law programmes and resources mapped to the ATAR and General Course syllabuses. This professional learning day will address some of the challenging Year 11-12 Politics and Law syllabus items with stakeholders sharing their professional knowledge and experience through 45 min presentations that will include opportunities for Q&A. A panel discussion will round out the day.

Educators attending this event will receive a certificate of participation as a record and evidence of participation in professional learning as per the Teacher

200 GST exc (Morning tea and lunch included)
Registrations essential online:

Registrations close:
Friday, 16 November 2018

Further details:
or phone 9324 8686

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