CPD Refund & Cancellation Policy and T&Cs of Registration

Terms & Conditions of Event Registration

By registering for a Law Society of Tasmania (the Society) CPD event you agree to the Cancellation & Refund Policy and Terms & Conditions stated here.

Booking fees for all CPD activities are payable upon registration. If the relevant fee has not been received by the Society prior to the event, there is no booking.

Registration means an event booking made through the Society’s online booking portal or over the telephone, prior to the said event. It is expected that Society members will, by default, take advantage of the online booking portal, along with the automatic CPD activity tracking facility.


Standalone Presentations (face-to-face and webinar)
  1. All cancellations must be made in writing by email to cpd@lst.org.au.
  2. If you notify us in writing by email more than 7 days before the event, you may choose to nominate a colleague to attend in substitution or receive a refund. The refund will be issued less a 15% cancellation fee. To claim a refund, contact the Society at cpd@lst.org.au.
  3. If you notify us in writing within 7 days or less before the event, you may nominate a colleague to attend in substitution. No refund is issued.
  4. Recordings of events, once downloaded, are non-refundable.


Conferences and Half-Day Events*
  1. All cancellations must be made in writing by email to cpd@lst.org.au.
  2. If you notify us in writing by email more than 14 days before the event, you may choose to nominate a colleague to attend in substitution or receive a refund. The refund will be issued less a 20% cancellation fee. To claim a refund, contact the Society at cpd@lst.org.au.
  3. If you notify us in writing within 14 days or less before the event, you may nominate a colleague to attend in substitution. No refund is issued.
  4. Recordings of events, once downloaded, are non-refundable.

*Terms and conditions applicable to conferences running more than one day will differ from these T&Cs. In that case, registrants at such events will be notified of those T&Cs at the time of registration (in the event listing).


Cancellation or Alteration of an Event

The Society has the right to cancel or alter any of its events at its discretion. The Society intends to run live programs as advertised but reserves the right to change the programs without notice which includes to be conducted online and to cancel if there are insufficient registrations.

Where an event is cancelled, registrants will be notified by email and offered the opportunity to either receive a full refund or to transfer to the next available Society CPD event.

Privacy Statement

By registering participants acknowledge and consent that during their attendance at the event their images or voices may be recorded, via video, photograph or by any other means, by the Society or its delegate which may be distributed or published at the discretion of the Society. If you do not wish to be recorded, you are required to formally advise the Society prior to the event.

Unless you advise otherwise, the personal information you provide to the Society may be used to assist in the administration of this event. This may include the provision of delegate information to the venue, presenters, facilitators and sponsors. Name lists may also be provided to other delegates.


Limitations of Liability and Indemnity

Provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and other laws in force from time to time in Australia may impose guarantees, warranties, conditions and obligations on the the Law Society of Tasmania (the Society) (implied terms). If any implied terms apply, to the extent permitted by law, the Society’s liability and your sole remedy will be limited to the refund of any fee you paid to the Society. Subject to any implied terms, all guarantees, representations, conditions and warranties of any nature are expressly excluded. Subject to any implied terms and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Society, its employees and agents will not be liable for personal injury or death, property damage, or any other loss (including without limitation, liability for negligence, breach of these terms or any other agreement), damage, cost or expense (including, without limitation, loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information, indirect, special, punitive or consequential loss or damage) that you may incur or suffer arising out of or in connection with Society events.


By Registering You Agree To The Following

By registering you agree to fully indemnify and hold the Law Society of Tasmania (the Society) harmless from any claim, cost, demand, liability or damage (including legal costs, professional costs and other expenses on a full indemnity basis) incurred by the Society and/or its agents arising out of or in connection with Society events following: (i) any breach of rules and regulations relating to the venue or accommodation; (ii) any damage done to the venue or accommodation, or to any venue or other third party property or equipment; and (iii) any injury suffered by any person, animal or item caused by or in consequence of any act or omission by you.