Published on 19 July 1999.

Following a series of consultation, background and issues papers, the Commission released a major Discussion Paper, Review of the Federal Civil Justice System (DP 62) in 1999.

As a part of its research for the inquiry, the ALRC undertook and also commissioned empirical research in a number of areas. Several research reports were released with the Discussion Paper in 1999:

  1. ALRC Part One: Empirical Information about the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  2. ALRC Part Two: Empirical Information about the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  3. Justice Research Centre Family Court Research Part One: Empirical Information about the Family Court of Australia
  4. Justice Research Centre Family Court Research Part Two: The Costs of Litigation in the Family Court of Australia
  5. Justice Research Centre Family Court Research Part Three: Comparison with the Report on 'The Review of Scales of Legal Professional Fees in Federal Jurisdictions' by Professor Philip Williams et al
  6. T Matruglio Part Two: The Costs of Litigation in the Family Court of Australia
  7. T Matruglio Part Two: The Costs of Litigation in the Federal Court of Australia
  8. T Matruglio & G McAllister Part One: Empirical Information about the Family Court of Australia
  9. T Matruglio & G McAllister Part One: Empirical Information about the Federal Court of Australia
  10. T Matruglio & G McAllister Part One: The Status of Data Collection and Evaluation Research in the Federal Court, the Family Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  11. T Matruglio & G McAllister Part Two: Data and Technology Needs of Courts and Tribunals: Background Information, ALRC Sydney February 1998 (T Matruglio & G McAllister)

View DP 62 in HTML on the AustLII website.