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The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia was established to promote public awareness of our federal system of government with particular emphasis on its constitutional basis and the relationship with our State system. 

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 Twilight Seminar

The Constitution Amendment (Recognition of Aboriginal People) Act 2015 (WA) – its Passage, its Significance and its Implications

Keynote address: Mr Ben Wyatt MLA (Member for Victoria Park; Shadow Treasurer & Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Native Title)

Chair: Ms Wendy Duncan MLA (Member for Kalgoorlie, Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly)

Commentator: Dylan Lino (Lecturer, UWA Law School)
This seminar will explore the passage of the Constitution Amendment (Recognition of Aboriginal People) Act 2015 (WA), which amended the preamble of the Constitution Act 1889 (WA) to recognise Aboriginal people as the First People of Western Australia and traditional custodians of the land, together with the importance and potential consequences of this highly significant constitutional change.

When: Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Time:  6.00-7:15pm.  Refreshments from 5.30 pm

Venue: The Constitutional Law Centre of WA, 40 Havelock St, West Perth 

Cost: The seminar is free but please register to attend:

Enquiries: Lisa Belde ph:  6552 6222

CPD:  1.0 x C4 (Substantive Law) CPD point is available for AIAL Members attending the seminar. (NB: Certificates for CPD points will not be issued.  However, the WA Chapter of the AIAL will maintain an attendance register for this event so as to meet any auditing requirements of the Legal Practice Board.  Attendees are required to keep their own records of accrued CPD points.)