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2024 Hunter Valley Family Law Conference

Price $100 – $700 AUD + BF Get tickets

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Saturday 22 June and Sunday 23 June 2024 Rydges Resort, Hunter Valley NSW

Presented by:

Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association

In association with:

Newcastle Registry of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

We look forward to welcoming you to this year's conference. For those arriving the night before, Friday 21 June 2024 we invite you to join us for Welcome Drinks and Wine Tasting. 

FRIDAY, 21 JUNE 2024


Welcome drinks & wine tasting


8.00am – 9.00am

Registration & Welcome by HVFLPA President

9.00am to 4.30pm

Conference Day 1 – Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included

Topics Include:

  • State of the Nation
  • Family Law Reforms
  • Family Violence in Property Matters
  • Appeals
  • Contraventions
  • The NDIS and Family Law

6.00pm – 7.00pm

Conference Ball Pre-Drinks & Canapes - Ballroom Foyer

7.00pm – 11.00pm

Conference Ball - Semillon Ballroom - 3 Course meal, drinks and live music

SUNDAY, 23  JUNE 2024

9.00am to 1.00pm

Conference Day 2 – Morning tea included

Topics Include:

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing in Family Law
  • Mental Health in the Profession
  • Latest and Greatest

Speakers & topics are potentially subject to change.


Seminar & dinner enrolment per person:

Seminar Includes: morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on Friday; morning tea on Saturday; and online access to conference papers.

Dinner Includes:        three course dinner, beverages and entertainment.


Seminar only enrolment per person

Seminar Includes: morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on Friday; morning tea on Saturday; and online access to conference papers.

Dinner only enrolment per person

Dinner Includes:    three course dinner, beverages and entertainment.



Register and pay now as places are limited.

Registrations close Friday, 7 June 2024

Register by 26 April 2024 for entry into the Early Bird Prize Draw

Please use the above link for all registration, including individual tickets, group registration and additional dinner tickets

Early Bird Prize: Free registration to the 2024 Hunter Valley Family Law Conference, including the conference dinner, for one delegate.

Prize will be drawn at 9.00am on 22 June 2024 at the commencement of the 2024 conference.

Winner needs to be present to claim the prize.


Friday, 21 June 2024

Informal Welcome and Cocktail Reception Includes free wine-tasting and cocktail finger food 

Dress: Business attire / Smart casual

Saturday, 22 June 2024

Conference Dinner

Includes: pre-drinks and canapes, three course dinner and beverages.

Entertainment by the Baker Boys 

Dress: Formal Attire  


To be eligible for the below discounted rates, accommodation must be booked directly with Rydges Resort Hunter Valley by clicking: booking)


By calling the in-House Hotel Reservations team on (02) 4991 0000 (business hours, Monday – Friday) and quoting booking code 2406HUNTER

The following rates are available to conference delegates (subject to availability):

King Deluxe Hotel Room

$395 per room per night

Maximum occupancy – 2 persons

One Bedroom Villa

$584 per night

Maximum occupancy – 2 persons

Two Bedroom Villa

$700 per room for Thursday night 

Maximum occupancy – 4 persons

Three Bedroom Villa

$865 per night

Maximum occupancy – 6 persons

Additional breakfasts can be purchased for each of the above accommodation options:

$30.00 per day per person 

(subject to the maximum occupancy for each room type)

Room types are subject to availability and delegates are encouraged to book their accommodation early to avoid disappointment.

Accommodation is subject to hotel availability and the responsibility of attendees to book


Emily Ostler

HVFLPA Conference Coordinator

Scott Sharpe & Jesse McColl

HVFLPA Secretary

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