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24.08.2021

ALRC legal officer awarded top publishing prize

The 2021 Holt Prize has been awarded to William Isdale, Senior Legal Officer at the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). The ALRC warmly congratulates William as the recipient of the award for excellence in unpublished legal works, for his manuscript entitled ‘Compensation for Native Title’. The Holt Prize is awarded every two years to a

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23.08.2021

ALRC In Brief | August 2021

Impartiality from both sides of the Bench On Monday 19 July 2021, the Australian Law Reform Commission co-hosted a seminar with Wolters Kluwer to explore different viewpoints on judicial impartiality. Attendees were treated to an impressive panel including: The Honourable Justice John Middleton, Federal Court of Australia and ALRC Part-Time Commissioner (Chair) The Honourable Chief

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18.08.2021

Media Statement 18 August 2021

Consultation with the public is an important part of the law reform process conducted by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). The ALRC encourages the public to engage with it and values the contributions it receives from the public and relevant stakeholders. The ALRC is also committed to ensuring that it provides access to the

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02.08.2021

COVID-19: Changes to ALRC operations August 2021

From Monday 2 August, the Australian Law Reform Commission will action enquiries by email only, due to the current status of COVID-19.

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29.07.2021

Devilish Detail of Financial Services Laws: ALRC launches journal issue

On Tuesday 20 July 2021, the Australian Law Reform Commission, in partnership with Melbourne Law School, hosted a webinar to launch the Company and Securities Law Journal Special Issue: Financial Services Laws – Understanding the Devil in the Detail.

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27.07.2021

Impartiality from both sides of the Bench

On Monday 19 July 2021, the Australian Law Reform Commission co-hosted a seminar with Wolters Kluwer to explore different viewpoints on judicial impartiality. Attendees were treated to an impressive panel including: The Honourable Justice Middleton, Federal Court of Australia and ALRC Part-Time Commissioner (Chair) The Honourable Chief Justice William Alstergren, Chief Justice of the Family

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23.07.2021

Aurora placement cements Native Title pursuits

Aurora Intern Casey Wooderson, a Dunghutti woman, joined the ALRC for a four week placement in June this year. Casey is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business at the University of the Sunshine Coast, majoring in Tourism, Leisure and Event Management, having completed the first semester of her third year. To expand her

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14.07.2021

Financial Services Legislation | eNews July 2021

REMINDER TO REGISTER Webinar: The Devilish Detail of Financial Services Laws Tuesday 20 July 2021, 12-1pm Join us for this webinar which will explore financial services laws in Australia through the lens of the Company and Securities Law Journal Special Issue: Financial Services Laws – Understanding the Devil in the Detail. Associate Professor Rosemary Langford will provide

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06.07.2021

I dissent; but why?

Justice SC Derrington, President of the ALRC, presented at the Dissent in Insurance Law Webinar hosted by British Insurance Law Association and the Corporate and Financial Law Research Group on 5 July 2021. Read I dissent; but why? address >>

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05.07.2021

Boldly Academic: Defining, Supporting and Celebrating Legal Scholarship

Justice SC Derrington, President of the ALRC, presented at the 2021 ALAA Conference on 5 July 2021. Read Boldly Academic: Defining, Supporting and Celebrating Legal Scholarship address >>

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