Policies

14.08.2019

Public Interest Disclosure

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (PID Act) commenced on 15 January 2014. The legislation creates a public interest disclosure scheme that promotes integrity and accountability in the Australian public sector. It does this by: encouraging and facilitating the disclosure of information by public officials about suspected wrongdoing in the public sector ensuring that public

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28.08.2019

Agency Multicultural Plan

The ALRC welcomes feedback on this Plan. Email info@alrc.gov.au. Our Vision As a law reform body, the ALRC has the opportunity to contribute to social justice, equity and inclusion in Australia through reform of laws appropriate to the diversity of the Australian community. The ALRC commits to engaging and consulting with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)

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15.08.2019

Moderation of public forums, blogs and website

Procedure The ALRC welcomes your participation in its various online consultations. To ensure that your contributions meet legal requirements and the discussion stays on track, all comments posted to public blogs, forums and the website generally will be moderated by the ALRC before publication, according to the Protocols for Participation. Comments that do not comply

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15.08.2019

Twitter Policy

The user name (or ‘handle’) for the ALRC Twitter feed is AusLawReform. Content The @AusLawReform Twitter account is managed by the Web Manager, on behalf of colleagues across the Commission. If you follow @AusLawReform you can usually expect between 2-10 tweets a day which may include the following: Alerts about new content on other ALRC

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08.08.2019

Privacy Policy

Legal obligations The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) must comply with standards set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The Privacy Act establishes the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) as the minimum legal standard federal agencies are required to meet in handling personal information. The APPs regulate the way in which the

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28.08.2019

Environmental management policy

The ALRC is committed to environmental best practice in office management and general operations. Through a process of continual improvement the ALRC will develop and maintain efficient and effective environmental office practices and will comply with relevant government policy and environmental legislation, including the Australian Government ICT Sustainability Plan 2010-2015. The ALRC’s Executive Director is

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15.08.2019

Communicating with people with disability

The information on this page is also available in Easy English—an accessible format that uses simple, everyday language and illustrations. Download Communicating with People with Disability Policy – Easy English (PDF). This Easy English version is also available in Auslan. All oral and written communication should be inclusive of and positive towards people with disability.

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28.08.2019

Submissions and Inquiry material

This policy explains how the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) handles requests for access to information created or received as part of its inquiries. In the course of an inquiry, the ALRC creates or receives many documents containing information of relevance to the inquiry. The ALRC may draw upon this information in developing recommendations for

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28.08.2019

Disclaimer

This website is presented by the Australian Law Reform Commission for the purpose of disseminating information free of charge for the benefit of the public. The ALRC monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly. However, the ALRC does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising

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