November 2021

September 2021

SA: The John William Perry AO QC Oration – 17 Sept 2021

  • 17 September, 2021
  • Sanctuary, Adelaide Zoo, 1 Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide

The South Australian Chapter of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association is delighted to host the John William Perry AO QC Oration in 2021, to be held on 17 September at the Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo.

This year’s Oration is an ‘on the couch’ Q&A session entitled “Between Two Olive Trees”, with guests The Honourable Vickie Chapman MP, Attorney-General and The Honourable Kyam Maher MLC, Shadow Attorney-General.

It will be moderated by Mr Anthony Durkin, Barrister, Villeneuve Smith Chambers.

The event also features guest speaker Dr James Muecke AM, the 2020 Australian of the Year and Chairman of Sight for All.

The venue is Sanctuary Adelaide Zoo, 1 Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide. It will be held on Friday, 17th September 2021, from 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start.

Ticket includes three-course Greek banquet and premium drinks.

Cost is $140 for HAL Members, $160 for Non-Members, and $125 for Students.

Reserve your place for this Oration now on Trybooking.

To become a member or renew, go to

RSVP by Wednesday, 8th September 2021 and all enquiries please contact Harry Patsias at or call 8235 3040.



August 2021

VIC: POSTPONED – Observations from the Bench, with The Honourable Justice Lex Lasry AM – August 2021

  • 4 August, 2021
  • Terminus Hotel Fitzroy, 492 Queens Parade Fitzroy North

Due to the current COVID restrictions in Victoria, the Victorian Chapter of HAL has decided to postpone the 4 August function “Observations from the Bench”, with the Honourable Justice Lex Lasry AM.

It is hoped to now hold the event in late October.

Members will be informed when a date has been finalised.

All persons who have registered and already paid for the 4 August event through Trybooking are entitled to a refund.

Andrew Panna QC
Chair, Victorian Chapter of Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association