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Published on: 22 May 2014 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released the final consultation paper in its inquiry into disability and Commonwealth laws, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (DP 81).
Published on: 31 March 2014 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released a Discussion Paper, Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (DP 80, 2014). The Terms of Reference for this Inquiry ask the ALRC to consider the detailed legal design of a statutory cause of action and, in addition, other innovative ways the law might prevent or redress serious invasions of privacy.
Published on: 20 March 2014 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released an Issues Paper, Review of the Native Title Act (IP 45).
Published on: 13 February 2014 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released the final report for its inquiry, Copyright and the Digital Economy. The ALRC was asked to consider whether current copyright exceptions are adequate and appropriate in the digital era.
Published on: 15 November 2013 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released an Issues Paper, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (IP 44), calling for submissions to its Disability Inquiry.
Published on: 8 October 2013 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released the Issues Paper, Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (ALRC Issues Paper 43, 2013), to begin the consultation process for its Inquiry. 
Published on: 5 August 2013 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the appointment by the Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP, of Professor Lee Godden as a Commissioner to lead the ALRC’s recently announced Inquiry into the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Published on: 30 July 2013 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission welcomes the appointment by the Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP, of Professor Barbara McDonald as a Commissioner to lead the ALRC’s recently announced Inquiry into Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era.
Published on: 23 July 2013 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today received Terms of Reference from the Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP, for an Inquiry into Legal Barriers for People with Disabilities.
Published on: 5 June 2013 Media release
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released its Discussion Paper for the copyright inquiry—Copyright and the Digital Economy (ALRC DP 79, 2013) containing 42 proposals regarding reform of the copyright.