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Join us for the 2024 Education Law Symposium

Catholic Schools NSW invites leaders from across Catholic education to the fifth annual Education Law Symposium on Monday 15th July 2024. This year’s theme is Catholic School Governance: Shaping our Future.

Designed for leaders involved in the management and governance of Catholic schools, systems, and agencies, this in-person event will explore the complex governance issues that challenge our sector and provide valuable insights and opportunities for discussion.

This year’s symposium will include keynotes, panels and workshop sessions discussing the following topics:

  • Section 83C.
  • Responsible Persons.
  • AI and Implications for School Governance.
  • Ministerial Public Juridic Persons.
  • The school curriculum.
  • Effective governance.
  • Teacher supply.

Date & Time

Monday, 15th July 9:00am – 5:00pm


Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
61/101 Phillip St, Sydney NSW 2000


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Conference App

To access the event updates, symposium resources and more download the conference app – WHOVA! Visit WHOVA either by downloading the app on your phone using the QR codes below or by visiting WHOVA online via desktop through the button below. The app should sync with the email you used to purchase your ticket. Alternatively, search CSNSW in the Whova search function and use the invitation code included in your registration successful email.

10% off Accommodation

Get 10% off the best available flexible rate at the Sydney Sofitel Wentworth for your stay. This discount is only available for Sunday the 14th and Monday the 15th of July.

To redeem this offer please quote ‘2407CATHOL’ to the Sydney Sofitel Wentworth’s in-house reservations team via phone on (02) 9228 9188 during business hours or e-mail

Please note this discount is not redeemable online.

Cancellation policy: advise Sydney Sofitel Wentworth of your cancellation 24 hours prior to your arrival date to avoid cancellation fees.

Getting to Symposium

By Car

If you are driving to the event, The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Wilson Car Park, located at 2 Bligh Street, is the nearest parking station. However, parking is available at various parking stations throughout the Sydney CBD.

CSNSW Law Symposium Conference attendees, and in-house Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel guests, are eligible for discounted parking rates for the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Wilson Car Park. Discounted rate (drive-up only) is $65 per vehicle. This rate allows one entry (after 6:00 AM) and one exit (before 11:59 PM) on the day of the conference. To claim the parking discount, you must advise Wilson Parking staff that you attended the CSNSW Law Symposium event, upon arrival and upon exiting at the car park window (Level 1 of the hotel).

Note: Online booking is not eligible for this discount.

By Train or Light Rail

Wynyard Train Station is a short 4-minute walk from the venue. Take the Hunter Street ‘EXIT’ out of Wynyard station, then head east towards Hamilton Street. Turn LEFT heading down Phillip Street, and on your left will be the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel main entrance on Phillip Street.

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