Sep 18


  • Flinders University


The Australia New Zealand Intervarsity Moot on Animal Law (ANIMAL) is hosted by The Animal Law Institute and sponsored by Voiceless the animal protection institute. ANIMAL is one of the largest student moots in Australia and New Zealand and it is the only animal law moot for Australian and New Zealand law students. The competition is open to any student currently enrolled in a law degree in Australia or New Zealand. Teams can consist of either 2 or 3 individuals. In 2015, ANIMAL was held at the University of Melbourne. In 2014, ANIMAL was held at Bond University.

ANIMAL 2016 will be hosted by Flinders University, Adelaide (Grand Final winners of ANIMAL 2015) over the weekend of 17 - 18 September 2016.

Key Dates

Early Bird Registrations Open - Monday 18 April 2016 at 9am

Early Bird registrations Close - Monday 16 May 2016 at 9am

Registrations Close - Monday 25 July 2016 at 5pm

Moot Question Released - Friday 12 August 2016 at 9am

Team Submissions Due - Friday 9th September 2016 at 5pm

Exchange of Opposing Team's Submissions (Round 1) - Thursday 15 September 2016 at 6pm


Registrations are now open for Competitors, Spectators and Coaches. Please register via the link below.

Competition Rules

The Competition Rules for ANIMAL 2016 can be accessed here.


A full program will be released shortly.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions you can contact our ANIMAL Co-ordinator, Chelsea, at