ABOUT the Australasian law teachers association (ALTA)
The Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA) is a professional body which represents the interests of law teachers in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Membership is open to teachers of law and law librarians in tertiary institutions in these countries.To promote excellence in legal academic teaching and research with particular emphasis on early career academics, throughout Australasia in the areas of:
(a) Legal research and scholarship;
(b) Curriculum advancement of pedagogical improvements in view of national and international developments, including law reform;
(c) Government policies and practices that relate to legal education and research;
(d) Professional development opportunities for legal academics;
(e) Professional legal education and practices programs.
For links to the current ALTA Constitution and previous versions of the Constitution.
ALTA Business Plan
See our latest Mission and Objectives for the Association.
For links to Annual General Meeting Minutes and Chairpersons report for years 2004-2011.
For information about the current and previous ALTA Executive Members, and previous ALTA officers.
ALTA Interest Groups and Conveners
For information about ALTA Interest Groups, current and previous Convener lists and responsibilities documents.
For information about the two Annual ALTA Awards - The LexisNexis and Australasian Law Teachers Association Award For Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Law and the CCH-Australasian Law Teachers Association Best Conference Paper Awards.