25.07.2012

ALSA Women in Law Conference 2012

Speech by Professor Rosalind Croucher* to the Maurice Blackburn/ALSA Women in Law Breakfast at the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, Melbourne, 12 July 2012.

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08.02.2012

Age barriers to work

The ALRC was asked to identify legal barriers to mature age persons participating in the workforce in Commonwealth laws, including: social security, superannuation, insurance, compensation and employment.

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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC Report 117)

Final Report Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks was tabled on 7 February 2012. It contains 102 recommendations for reform. This Final Report comprises 22 chapters divided into seven parts, A–G: Part A—Common Threads (Chapters 1–4) Part B—Social Security (Chapters 5–9) Part C—Income Management (Chapter 10) Part D—Child Support and Family Assistance (Chapters 11–13) Part

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18.12.2011

Mind(ing) the gap: Law reform recommendations responding to child protection in a federal system

By Sara Peel and Rosalind F. Croucher. This article was originally published by the Australian Institute of Family Studies in its journal, Family Matters, issue 89 (2011), on the theme of “Protecting children: Evolving systems”.

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15.12.2011

Safe at Home, Safe at Work Conference Presentation

Amanda Alford, ALRC Legal Officer, 5 December 2011, Melbourne AcknowledgementI would like to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people who are the Traditional Custodians of this Land. I would also like to pay respect to their Elders both past and present and extend that respect to other Indigenous Australians present.Introduction Thank you for opportunity to speak. On

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19.08.2011

ALRC releases Discussion Papers on Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released its Discussion Paper for the current Inquiry into family violence and commonwealth laws, Family Violence—Commonwealth Laws (DP 76), and is calling for submissions on over 30 proposals for reform.In November 2010, the ALRC (with the NSW Law Reform Commission) completed its first inquiry into family violence with

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18.08.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper.The full Discussion Paper, Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76), sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis

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18.08.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76)

Proposals in the Discussion Paper focus around the issues of Social Security, Child Support and Family Assistance, Income Management, Employment, Superannuation and Migration. The Discussion Paper  sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis and discussion of stakeholder views and

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28.04.2011

Submission to the inquiry into the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill

Inquiry of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.

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10.03.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Child Support and Family Assistance (IP 38)

This is the third of four Issues Papers released for the Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws Inquiry.Submissions closed on 21 April 2011. Please contact Sara Peel if you wish to make a late submission. The Issues Paper Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Child Support and Family Assistance deals with the treatment of family violence in child support and

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