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Summit Venue

RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast

Ross Street
Benowa, Queensland, 4217

Enjoy stunning views of the Gold Coast skyline or the Queensland hinterland from your five-star accommodation at RACV Royal Pines Resort.

Situated just a short drive from Surfers Paradise, Royal Pines is home to luxurious accommodation options, authentic culinary experiences and a championship golf course. Whether you’re seeking tranquillity at our day spa or a way to entertain the kids, you’ll find it at RACV Royal Pines Resort.

Further afield, the resort is the perfect place to base yourself as you explore the fun theme parks and stunning hinterland of the Gold Coast.

Getting There

By Car
Just a short, 30 minute drive from Coolangatta airport, jump off the plane and straight into a hire car, on your way to Royal Pines. RACV members can save 15% off the standard rate with Thrifty Car Hire. Find out more here.

Airport Transfer
Looking for convenient transfers around the Gold Coast? View and book our Gold Coast transport options here to help you get to and from RACV Royal Pines, from the airport, Brisbane, Byron Bay or the theme parks.  A selection of transport options are available to book online.


The summit and social functions are non-smoking.

Wheelchair Access

Accommodation rooms with facilities for people living with disability are available and can be requested when making a reservation. All areas of the Club are fitted with a lift or ramp and toilets are designed for accessibility with sufficient space to allow walking aids and wheelchairs. When dining, suitable seating arrangements can be made in all Club dining areas.

General Information

The 2021 ALPMA Summit shall be conducted in accordance with the relevant competition and anti-trust laws.

Attendees shall not enter into any discussion, activity or conduct that may infringe any applicable law.

Attendees are reminded not to, directly or indirectly, engage in anti-competitive conduct, including: price fixing; restrictive covenants; misuse of market power such as predatory pricing; exclusive dealing; resale price maintenance; or any other conduct which substantially lessens competition.

This applies not only to discussions at the summit but also to informal discussions before and during the summit. Should the summit discuss matters that are considered to be breach of competition law, the Organising Committee will close the meeting.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be available during the Summit and is included in your registration fee.

Arinex Pty Ltd reserves the right to deny entry and/or terminate the registration of any person who demonstrates behaviour that Arinex Pty Ltd deems to be inappropriate and/or a risk to others.

All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

An attendee list will be supplied to all attendees including partners. If you do not wish to have your details on the delegate list please ensure you indicate this on your registration form.

Please note any dietary requirements when registering for the Summit. All medical dietary requirements will be forwarded to the venue.

All details are correct at the time of publication. The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program and functions at any time without notice.

Opinions expressed by authors in their abstracts and during their presentations are personal and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Organising Committee members or the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association.

The dress code throughout the summit is neat casual. The dress code for each function is indicated in the function description on the Social Program page.

Unauthorised photography, audio taping, video recording, digital taping or any other form of duplication is strictly prohibited in summit sessions.

Please note any special requirements, i.e. mobility or sight, when registering for the summit. All special requirements will be forwarded to the venue and we endeavour to accommodate the requirements.

The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. Neither the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association nor Arinex Pty Ltd covers individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the Summit or for theft or damage to belongings.

In the event of industrial disruptions or natural disasters, the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association and Arinex Pty Ltd cannot accept responsibility for any financial or other losses incurred by the delegates. Nor can the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association and Arinex Pty Ltd take responsibility for injury or damage to persons or property occurring during the summit or associated activities. Insurance is the responsibility of the individual delegate.

Delegates are asked to set their mobile phones to silent when in sessions.

Name badges will be issued when registering at the summit. For security purposes the summit name badge must be worn at all times during the summit and social functions. Entry may be denied if no name badge is displayed.

Arinex Pty Ltd will gather and record personal information necessary for your attendance at the summit. Personal information will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles. To read more about our privacy policy click here.

Every endeavour has been made to produce an accurate program. The program is correct at time of printing.

The registration desk will be located in the hotel lobby on the ground level of the RACV Royal Pines Resort.

Please ensure that you take all items of value with you at all times when leaving a room. Do not leave bags or laptop computers unattended.

The summit, social functions and associated venues are non-smoking.


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Expression of Interest

Media & Links

Email Newsletters

Summit email newsletters will be posted here so you can stay up-to-date on the 2021 ALPMA Summit


For media opportunities, please contact the Summit Manager at

Frequently Asked Questions


Head to the online registration form to register (COMING SOON). The preferred method of registration is via the online form, however if you experience issues with our online registration form, please contact us on +61 2 9265 0700.

Please refer to the registration page (coming soon) for a full breakdown on the registration types and entitlements.

Once your registration is finalised, you will receive a confirmation email indicating that you are officially registered. Attached to this email will be your tax invoice and receipt as proof of payment.

Registrations will be open until the end of the summit allowing you to register at your convenience.

Delegates are free to choose the concurrent sessions they would like to attend on the day, there is no need to register selections in advance.

Unfortunately day registrations will not be available for the 2021 summit.

Registrations cannot be shared. If a delegate is unable to attend, they may send a substitute in their place. Substitutions can be made by notification in writing to the Summit Managers at

We accept Visa, MasterCard and AMEX.

The online registration form requires full payment at the time of registration. If you require a tax invoice, please complete the manual registration form or contact the Summit Manager prior to completing the form.

No, all payments must be received prior to the summit commencing.

All cancellations and amendments cannot be accepted over the telephone. Cancellations and amendments must be sent in writing either by mail or email to the Summit Managers. All cancellations will be proceed in line with 2021 ALPMA Summit’s cancellation policy.

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions.

A certificate of attendance personalised to reflect your registration will be emailed one week after the summit.

An electronic copy of the delegate list will be emailed to attendees after the summit.

No, everyone who attends the 2021 ALPMA Summit needs to be registered.

This will be subject to availability at the time of request.

Yes. A refund will depend on whether your social function ticket has been sold to another guest.


Special rates have been negotiated for Summit delegates at properties around the RACV Royal Pines Resort Gold Coast and must be booked with the RACV Royal Pines directly. CLICK TO BOOK

No, all accommodation bookings must be confirmed and guaranteed with a credit card.

No, the card is only used to guarantee the booking, not for full payment. Full payment can be made upon check-in or check-out depending on the hotel’s policy.

Yes, if you would like to pre-pay your accommodation please contact the RACV Royal Pines directly, who will be able to assist at

You will be able to book accommodation at the RACV Royal Pines up until the dates of the conference, but rooms will be subject to availability.

All cancellations and amendments cannot be accepted over the telephone. Cancellations and amendments must be sent in writing by email to

Should you wish to extend your stay beyond the summit dates, please contact the RACV Royal Pines on to arrange.

About Gold Coast

Gold Coast

The name says it all – the Gold Coast is a city touched by gold with a mild subtropical climate delivering blue skies almost year round. With more than 300 days of sunshine every year, visitors enjoy wonderfully mild winters, warm autumns and springs and sun-drenched summers.

Famous for an unrivaled range of entertainment and attractions, the Gold Coast is known as Australia’s favourite playground. The attractions of the Gold Coast are diverse and colourful in nature: beaches with unique beauty, fantastic foreshore areas and walks, a high-rise dominated skyline, exhilarating theme parks and a world heritage rainforest waiting for your exploration. It is true that the Gold Coast is home to the largest subtropical rainforest remnant in the world and more than 100,00ha of nature reserves.

The Gold Coast is home to seven of Australia’s best theme parks, 600 restaurants and cafes, Queensland’s largest shopping centre, over 70 kilometres of pristine coastline as well as an abundance of natural and cultural wonders.

Now with the G:Link, the Gold Coast’s new light rail system, it is easier than ever to explore the surrounding area. For more information about the G:Link click here.

What’s happening on the Gold Coast

Keep an eye on all the events and activities that are happening on the Gold Coast in September 2021 for the full Gold Coast experience.


Esplanade, Surfers Paradise | 3 – 5 September 2021
For a good time on the Gold Coast, it has to be SPRINGTIME. Live music is taking over the Gold Coast on September 3-5 for the inaugural SPRINGTIME Music Festival. The festival will be held by the beach and streets of Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast in Queensland. Over three days and three nights, watch the Gold Coast come to life for a unique music experience featuring a stack of live music and entertainment spread across multiple outdoor stages and sideshow partner venues. Join the party and get a room with countless accommodation options available in and around Surfers Paradise. Stay right in the heart of the festival within walking distance from all the main stages. [more information]

Beach Rugby Australia Festival 2021

15 Marine Parade, Coolangatta | 11-12 September 2021
Beach Rugby Australia is presenting a spectacular, fast-paced and exciting game based on modified rules of Rugby Union, Rugby League and Touch Football. It’s the game you know, but not as you know it! Taking off around the world in places like Rio, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, France and even England, now it Australia’s turn to continue in the global network on Kirra Beach – beautiful Gold Coast, known for its spectacular beaches, picture-perfect natural surrounds and some of the best visitor experiences in the world. [more information]

SWELL Sculpture Festival

Pacific Parade, Currumbin | 11-19 September 2021
SWELL Sculpture Festival’s main exhibtion is Queensland’s premier outdoor sculpture exhibition and presents up to 50 Australian and international artists to captivate the hearts and minds of all who visit. Set along Gold Coast’s Currumbin Beach, the coastal landscape showcases thought-provoking and sculpturally impressive works. [more information]

Crafted Beer & Cider Festival

Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach | 11 September 2021
Crafted Beer and Cider Festival is the Gold Coast’s premier craft beer and cider festival held annually beachside in Broadbeach. Shining a beacon on local brewers from the Gold Coast, South East Queensland as well as interstate, it’s a one afternoon and evening celebration in honour of a top quality drop!
Featuring over 200 beers and ciders, Crafted Festival celebrates everything about the joy a truly magnificent small batch can bring. [more information]

Suave at the The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub

88 Surf Parade, Broadbeach  | until 31 August 2021
Located in the heart of Broadbeach on the Gold Coast, The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub is the first of its kind. Suave is the Pink Flamingo’s resident show, running 90 minutes with a 20 minute intermission, with a touch of burlesque, a hint of Vegas and hysterical laughs in a memorable night of world class entertainment. [more information]

To find out more about what’s on, visit:

Destination Gold Coast 
Concrete Playground – Gold Coast
Tourism Australia – Gold Coast