Notice of Town Hall Meeting — Victorian Bar Strategic Plan Working Group


Members of the Bar are invited to attend a “town hall” meeting and share with the Strategic Plan Working Group their thoughts and suggestions about the Victorian Bar Strategic Plan.    

The Bar’s current Strategic Plan 2020-24 will expire on 30 June 2024. In December 2023, the Bar Council established a Working Group to make recommendations to the Bar Council as to a Strategic Plan for 2024-2028.

The Working Group is reviewing the strategic objectives of the Bar and engaging in extensive stakeholder consultations. A list of core questions that the Working Group has asked stakeholders, and which may assist those attending the town hall meeting, is available here.


Philip Crutchfield KC (Chair), Rachel Doyle SC, Stuart Wood AM KC, David Hallowes SC, Sam Hay KC, Elizabeth Bennett SC, Nawaar Hassan, Katherine Brazenor, Georgie Coleman, Ffyona Livingstone Clark and Amanda Utt.


1:00 – 2:00pm, Wednesday, 8 May 2024


Neil McPhee Room, Level 1, Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street, Melbourne