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16.04.2021

Indigenous incarceration: ALRC recommendations endorsed

The New South Wales Select Committee on the high level of First Nations People in custody and oversight and review of deaths in custody (the ‘Committee’) has called on the NSW Government to take urgent action to address the disproportionate rates of incarceration of First Nations people in New South Wales. As the Chief Justice

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09.04.2021

Webinar: Comparative Perspectives on Financial Services Regulation

Monday 24 May 2021
Join a panel of international experts to compare approaches to the design of financial services regulation across different jurisdictions.

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09.04.2021

Webinar: The Regulatory Ecosystem for Financial Services in Australia

Monday 17 May 2021
Can Australian financial services regulation be simplified?
Join the ALRC to explore the initial findings of its current inquiry on the regulatory framework for corporations and financial services in Australia.

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30.03.2021

‘New look’ for ALRC consultation documents

The ALRC has instigated a new approach to consultation documentation to encourage greater engagement with a wider cross-section of academics, the legal profession, and the community.

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12.03.2021

Judicial impartiality seminar stimulates important discussions

On Tuesday 2 March 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) co-hosted a panel seminar with the Australian Academy of Law at the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney. The expert panel explored issues of public confidence, apprehended bias, and the modern federal judiciary. The ‘sold out’ event provided a conducive format for discussion relevant

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11.03.2021

Aged Care Royal Commission and ALRC align on aged care reforms

After an extensive two-year consultation and submission process, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has published its much anticipated Final Report in which it makes 148 recommendations aimed at improving standards of care in the aged care sector. The report is not light reading and highlights the urgent need for reform across the sector to ensure that aged care recipients are treated with care and dignity at all times.

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15.02.2021

You’re almost 20, Corporations Act

A witty dialogue about the Corporations Act that is a by-product of the current research being undertaken by ALRC as part of the Financial Service Legislation Inquiry.

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11.02.2021

Aurora Intern brings Indigenous perspective to the ALRC

In January 2021 Aurora Intern Sharna Willie, a Nunukul and Barada Kabalbara woman, joined the ALRC for a six week placement.

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03.02.2021

Seminar: Public confidence, apprehended bias, and the modern federal judiciary

Tuesday 2 March 2021, 5:30 PM
In conjunction with the Australian Academy of Law, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) will be hosting a panel seminar on Tuesday 2 March 2021. An expert panel will explore how the fair-minded observer is faring by examining issues of public confidence, apprehended bias, and the modern federal judiciary.

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27.01.2021

Developing the law reform mindset: reflections on the move from private practice to the ALRC

What is the ‘law reform mindset’? It seems to consist of five key features, which are discussed in this short piece.

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