23.06.2016

IFA 2016 | Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse

International Federation on Ageing 13th Global Conference, 22–23 June 2016, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President, Australian Law Reform Commission; Adjunct Professor, Macquarie University. Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse—the ALRC’s Elder Abuse InquiryThank you very much for the opportunity to speak about the ALRC Inquiry. I am the head of a Federal Government agency, the Australian Law Reform

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14.06.2016

Elder Abuse (IP 47)

This Issues Paper was released on 15 June 2016.Submissions closed on 18 August 2016.Information about the Elder Abuse Inquiry is available in 20 community languages. 

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30.05.2013

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 120 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120), tabled on 30 May 2013.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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30.05.2013

Speech: Launch of ‘Access All Ages’ Report

Speech by Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission at the launch of final report, Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws, at Parliament House, Canberra, 30 May 2013. Introduction to event and welcome Good morning and welcome to this important event. I am Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and

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30.05.2013

Age Barriers to Work: ALRC releases final Report

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released the final Report for its inquiry into legal barriers to older persons participating in the workforce and other productive work,Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120, 2013). The Report makes 36 recommendations that address the areas of recruitment

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30.05.2013

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120)

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120) was tabled on 30 May 2013. The ALRC ‘Age Barriers to Work’ inquiry arose out of concerns about the implications of an ageing population and the recognition that expanding the workforce participation of older Australians may go some way to meeting such concerns. The ALRC was

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12.10.2012

Podcast: The Age Barriers to Work Discussion Paper

ALRC President Professor Rosalind Croucher and Executive Director Sabina Wynn discuss some of the issues and proposals in the Discussion Paper recently released for the Age Barriers to Work inquiry.

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02.10.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (DP 78 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper. It is designed specifically with stakeholders in mind, acknowledging the substantial involvement of many in the Inquiry to date, and the familiarity with the issues as set out in the Issues Paper released in May

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02.10.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (DP 78)

This Discussion Paper commences the second stage in the consultation processes in this inquiry into Commonwealth legal barriers to older persons participating in the workforce or other productive work. It highlights ALRC thinking to date and puts forward proposals for law reform in the areas of recruitment and employment, work health and safety, insurance, social security,

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02.10.2012

Age Barriers to Work: ALRC releases Discussion Paper

The Australian Law Reform Commission today released a Discussion Paper for its inquiry into legal barriers to older persons participating in the workforce and other productive work—Grey Areas: Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC DP 78, 2012). This inquiry was initiated as part of the Australian Government response to population ageing. The ALRC

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