10.12.2015

ALRC Brief – December 2015

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16.04.2015

ALRC Brief – April 2015

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03.03.2012

Podcast: Commissioner Terry Flew on recommendations made in the Classification Review’s Final Report

AudioDownload / listen to audio >>TranscriptSW: I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and I’m here with Professor Terry Flew who is the Commissioner in Charge of the ALRC’s inquiry into the National Classification Scheme. The ALRC has just completed its Final Report which has 57 recommendations for reform. So, Terry,

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01.03.2012

Classification e-news | Final Report tabled today

Issue 12 | 1 March 2012   View original format Final Report tabled today! The Final Report for the National Classification Scheme Review, Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118), was tabled in Parliament today.  It is now publicly available for viewing, download or purchase. A smaller Summary Report is also available. The report

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29.02.2012

Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118)

The Final Report Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118) was tabled on 1 March 2012. It contains 57 recommendations for reform. The ALRC has also published a smaller Summary Report.This publication is also available for free as an EPUB for use in mobile devices. (What is an Epub?)This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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29.02.2012

ALRC Recommends a New National Classification Scheme

“Australia needs a new classification scheme that applies consistent rules to media content on all platforms—in cinemas, on television, on DVDs and on the internet,” said Professor Terry Flew, Commissioner in charge of the ALRC’s review of the National Classification Scheme. “But the scheme also needs to be flexible, so it can adapt to new

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29.02.2012

Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC 118 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118), tabled on 1 March 2012.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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28.02.2012

Community Attitudes to Higher Level Media Content: Community and Reference Group Forums Conducted for the Australian Law Reform Commission

In the course of the National Classification Scheme Review, the ALRC commissioned consultants Urbis Pty Ltd to conduct a series of forums to assess community attitudes to content that falls within higher-level classification categories.  This report contains a detailed analysis of the findings of that pilot study. The ALRC gratefully acknowledges the support provided by

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27.02.2012

Classification e-news | Final Report delivered!

Issue 11 | 28 February 2012   View original format Final Report delivered! This afternoon, the Classification team delivered its Final Report on the Review of the National Classification Scheme to the Attorney-General. Under the ALRC Act, the Attorney-General now has 15 Parliamentary sitting days in which to table the Report. Until it is tabled,

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01.12.2011

‘Ex-terns’ Adam Arnold and Sean Lau – interns on the National Classification Review

Adam Arnold and Sean Lau, both students at UNSW, were two of our interns over the August-November period. Before leaving us, we spoke with them about their experiences as ALRC interns, and working on the National Classification Review. Listen to audio >> Transcript Marie-Claire Muir (MM): Hi my name’s Marie-Claire Muir. I’m Web Manager at

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