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Published on: 3 August 2015 Discussion / Consultation Paper
This is the 2nd consultation document for the 'Freedoms' Inquiry. The Terms of Reference list 19 rights, freedoms and privileges to consider.
Published on: 4 June 2015 Final Report
This Report marks the first major review of ‘connection’ in native title claims—central to native title determinations—since the introduction of the Native Title Act. The Report also examines authorisation of persons bringing native title claims and joinder of parties, and includes 30 recommendations for reform.
Published on: 4 June 2015 Final Report
This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC Report 126), tabled on 4 June 2015.
Published on: 16 April 2015 ALRC Brief / Reform Journal
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Published on: 10 December 2014 Issues / Background Paper
The first consultation document in the ALRC's 'Freedoms Inquiry', a review of Commonwealth laws for consistency with traditional rights, freedoms and privileges.
Published on: 24 November 2014 Final Report
This Inquiry examined laws and legal frameworks within the Commonwealth jurisdiction that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability as persons before the law and their ability to exercise legal capacity.
Published on: 24 November 2014 Final Report
This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124), tabled on 24 November 2014.
Published on: 24 October 2014 ALRC Brief / Reform Journal
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Published on: 23 October 2014 Discussion / Consultation Paper
The second consultation document in the ALRC's review of the Native Title Act.
Published on: 3 September 2014 Final Report
This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (ALRC Report 123), tabled on 3 September 2014.
Published on: 22 May 2014 Discussion / Consultation Paper
The second consultation document in the ALRC's Inquiry into Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability before the law, and their ability to exercise legal capacity.
Published on: 22 May 2014 Discussion / Consultation Paper
The ALRC is looking at laws that treat people with disability unfairly.
Published on: 31 March 2014 Discussion / Consultation Paper
This Discussion Paper includes proposals for reform, including for a new Commonwealth Act that would provide for a statutory cause of action for serious invasions of privacy and, in addition, other innovative ways the law might prevent or redress serious invasions of privacy.