MCLA Annual Dinner

Thursday, 1 September 2022


We are delighted to announce that Justice Simon Steward will be our speaker at our Annual Dinner on Thursday, 1 September. 

Justice Steward was appointed to the High Court in December 2020. At the time of his appointment, he was a Justice of the Federal Court of Australia to which he had been appointed in February 2018. At that time, he was also a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.  He holds a first class honours and a masters degree in law from the University of Melbourne.

He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 1992 and was called to the Victorian Bar in 1999 where he practiced in revenue law. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2009. He is a former President of the Tax Bar Association of the Victorian Bar and is a Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne School of Law.


Justice Steward will speak on
‘The Christian Judge in an increasingly secular world’.

After the turbulence of the last two years, this dinner presents a wonderful opportunity to gather in person and reconnect with each other again. We hope you can join us.

Details are as follows:

Date and time: 6pm on Thursday, 1 September 2022

Venue: The Athenaeum Club, 87 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost: $115 for a 2-course dinner and drinks

RSVP: by COB Friday, 26 August 2022

To book go to