30.06.2016

ALRC Submission: Inquiry into child protection

Legislative Council General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2, Inquiry into Child Protection (20216).Committee ChairThe Hon Greg Donnelly MLCLegislative Council General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2Parliament HouseMacquarie StSydney NSW 200030 June 2016Dear Mr Donnelly,ALRC Submission: Inquiry into child protectionThe Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Committee regarding its Inquiry into

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28.01.2016

ALRC Submission: Criminal Law (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2015

Dear Research DirectorThe Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Committee to inform its consideration of the Criminal Law (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2015.One objective of the bill is to amend the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 to make provision for domestic and family violence to

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06.11.2015

ALRC submission to Senate inquiry regarding the Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Another Act Amendment Bill 2015

Committee ChairMs Leanne Donaldson MPCommunities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention CommitteeParliament HouseGeorge StreetBrisbane Qld  40006 November 2015Dear Ms Donaldson,Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Another Act Amendment Bill  2015The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee

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14.08.2015

ALRC submission to VLRC inquiry into the Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial Process

The Hon P D Cummins AMChairVictorian Law Reform CommissionGPO Box 4637Melbourne, Victoria 300114 August 2015Dear Chair,ALRC Submission: The Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial ProcessI refer to your invitation for submissions on the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s consultation paper The Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial Process (the VLRC

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07.08.2012

Submission to inquiry into the partial defence of provocation

Inquiry of the NSW Select Committee on the Partial Defence of Provocation

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12.08.2011

Submission to the Inquiry into International Child Abduction to and from Australia

Inquiry of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs12 August 2011The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to comment in relation to the Inquiry into International Child Abduction to and from Australia.The ALRC has considered the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Convention) and the Family Law

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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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11.11.2010

Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 114)

Final Report Family Violence—A National Legal Response was tabled out of sitting and launched on 11 November 2010.The Final Report contains 187 recommendations for reform.This extensive report is presented in two volumes with a Summary Report.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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11.11.2010

Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC 114 Summary)

This 76-page Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the two-volume Final Report, Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 114).It offers a consideration of the framework for the reform, including a description of the development of the key principles underpinning the 187 final recommendations. The recommendations

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16.10.2010

Submission to the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department on the Family Violence Bill

Public Consultation: Family Violence BillFamily Law BranchAttorney-General’s Department3–5 National CircuitBARTON ACT 2600 1.1 The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department on the Exposure Draft Family Law Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2010 (the Exposure Draft legislation) and congratulates the Government for its commitment to improving

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