President's Welcome

The Australian Law Students' Association (ALSA), is the peak national representative body for Australian law students. ALSA’s membership is comprised of both law students, who are automatically members, as well as the Law Student Societies that operate at each Australian law school.

ALSA exists to enhancing the lives of law students throughout Australia. ALSA does this by;

1. Knowledge sharing and complimentary services to Law Student Societies from around the country;
2. Advocating and representing law students’ at a national level; and
3. Providing direct services for Australian law students such as the ALSA’s national annual conference where teams from around Australia compete for the national championships.

As a non-political and not for profit organisation, ALSA’s advocacy is based solely on law students’ interests. ALSA seeks to inform law students and the decision makers whose decisions impact them.

There are a great many resources available on our website and we are constantly adding to them. Please let us know if you have any ideas on any other resources that you think would be valuable.

In 2016 the committee are committed to creating a collaborative environment for knowledge sharing, advocacy and enhancing the law student experience. The areas of focus for 2016 will include; enhancing competition resources, incorporating professional speakers into ALSA Councils, enhancing the general delegate experience at the National Conference in Hobart June in 2016.

The committee and I are all welcoming of any feedback you may have so please do not hesitate to send us an e-mail, all the best for 2016!


Paul Melican
2015-2016 President
Australian Law Students' Association (ALSA)