29.06.2018

Part-time Commissioner appointed

On 29 June 2018, The Hon Christian Porter MP, Attorney-General for Australia, announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Bickerdike as a Part-time Commissioner to the ALRC Review of the Family Law System. See Attorney-General’s media release>> 

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26.02.2018

Podcast: Summer Interns 2018

Principal Legal Officer, Matt Corrigan, chats with Summer 2018 interns: Marcus Dahl from ANU, and Thea Casey and Nicola Bird from Monash University.TranscriptMatt Corrigan: Good Morning. My name is Matt Corrigan and I’m a Principal Legal Officer here at the Australian Law Reform Commission, and I am sitting down with three of our fantastic Summer 2018 interns—Marcus,

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22.01.2018

ALRC Brief – January 2018

The ALRC Brief covers general news from the Commission, including updates on current inquiries, implementation of past reports, job vacancies and the ALRC intern program. The ALRC Brief is emailed to subscribers three to four times a year.Subscribe to the ALRC Brief

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30.11.2017

President of the ALRC appointed

On 30 November 2017, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, Attorney-General of Australia, announced the appointment of Professor Sarah Derrington as President of the ALRC.Professor Derrington has been appointed for a five-year term.See Attorney-General’s media release >>

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28.09.2017

Annual Report 2016-2017 (ALRC Report 132)

The ALRC Annual Report for 2016-17 was tabled on 16 October 2017. The report has been reproduced here in html for accessability. For a true version of the tabled report, please see the PDF version.

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18.04.2017

ALRC Brief – April 2017

Subscribe to receive the ALRC Brief directly in your inbox >>In this issue:Inquiry updateReform round-upIntern program

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25.03.2017

Law Reform Agencies and Government—Independence, survival and effective law reform?

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Commonwealth Association of Law Reform Agencies, Melbourne, 25 March 2017.IntroductionI begin my presentation with an acknowledgment: reflecting our commitment in our Reconciliation Action Plan, as the head of a government agency, and personally, I acknowledge the ancestral owners of this land, the Kulin nation, who

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15.02.2017

ALRC in the media – 2017

The ALRC monitors the media for references to the Commission and its inquiries. This list is not comprehensive. ALRC in the Media archives are available from 2009.Litigation funding needs checks and balances | The Australian – 28 December 2017The precarious balance between laws, rights and freedoms | The Age – 21 December 2017Litigation funder IMF Bentham welcomes inquiry | The Australian –

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03.11.2016

Podcast: Interns, Semester 2 2016

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here today with three of our most recent interns. They’ve just completed a semester with us working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry. I’m going to ask Scott first, so what have you actually been working on while

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11.10.2016

Annual Report 2015-2016 (ALRC Report 130)

The ALRC Annual Report for 2015-16 was tabled on 12 October 2016. The report has been reproduced here in html for accessability. For a true version of the tabled report, please see the PDF version.

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