Current Inquiries

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) undertakes research, and provides recommendations to reform the law, on topics selected by the Attorney-General of Australia. The ALRC is currently investigating:


Religious Educational Institutions and Anti-Discrimination Laws

On 27 January 2023 the ALRC released its Consultation Paper for the Inquiry. Submissions are now closed. The ALRC’s final report is due to the Attorney-General on 21 April 2023. Federal anti-discrimination laws, including the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) and the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), prohibit discrimination in a wide range of settings against

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Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

The ALRC has been asked to inquire into the potential simplification of laws that regulate financial services in Australia.

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