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30.01.2023

ALRC In Brief | January 2023

On 27 January 2023, the Australian Law Reform Commission released a Consultation Paper with proposals for changing the way Commonwealth anti-discrimination law applies to religious schools and other educational institutions.
Stakeholder submissions are now invited.

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27.01.2023

Anti-Discrimination Laws eNews | January 2023

Today the Australian Law Reform Commission released a Consultation Paper with proposals for changing the way Commonwealth anti-discrimination law applies to religious schools and other educational institutions.
Stakeholder submissions are now invited.

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25.01.2023

Financial Services Legislation eNews | January 2023

Stakeholder feedback is crucial for developing recommendations for simplification of corporations and financial services legislation.
In this Background Paper, Reflecting on Reforms II – Submissions to Interim Report B, the ALRC provides an overview of the feedback it has received, by way of formal submissions, on questions and proposals outlined in Interim Report B.

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08.11.2022

ALRC In Brief | November 2022

On 4 November 2022 the Australian Law Reform Commission received Terms of Reference from the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP, to consider reforms to the way Federal anti-discrimination laws apply to religious educational institutions.

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07.11.2022

Religious Exemptions Inquiry eNews | November 2022

On 3 November 2022 the Attorney-General of Australian, the Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP, withdrew the terms of reference for the review into the framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-discrimination Legislation. Accordingly, this Inquiry is now closed and will not be completed.

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02.08.2022

Judicial Impartiality ENews | August 2022

Final Report Released Today the Australian Law Reform Commission report, Without Fear or Favour: Judicial Impartiality and the Law on Bias (Report 138, 2021) was tabled in Parliament by the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Mark Dreyfus KC. The report makes 14 recommendations to promote and protect judicial impartiality and public confidence in the Commonwealth judiciary. VIEW

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20.07.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews July 2022

WEBINAR RECORDING NOW ONLINE What we’ve heard and where to next   Delve into the praise and critique of the ALRC’s proposals and questions raised in Interim Report A of the Financial Services Legislation Inquiry in this recorded webinar held on Friday 17 June 2022. Watch the recording to understand what we’ve heard so far, and

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14.06.2022

ALRC In Brief | June 2022

President and Commissioner awarded the Order of Australia The ALRC congratulates the Honourable Justices Sarah Derrington and John Middleton on their appointment to the Order of Australia, recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. On behalf of the entire team at the ALRC, General Counsel, Mr Matt Corrigan warmly congratulates Justices Derrington and Middleton: “It

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14.06.2022

Financial Services Legislation | ENews June 2022

WEBINAR RECORDING NOW ONLINE What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle On Tuesday 24 May 2022, the Australian Law Reform Commission hosted a webinar featuring a panel of international experts to compare and discuss the approach of regulatory design in different jurisdictions. Panel: The Hon Justice Colvin, Part-time Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission and

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13.05.2022

ALRC In Brief | May 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS What goes where? A comparative discussion of the legislative puzzle  Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 4.30pm AEST (90 minutes duration) 2.30pm AWST, HKT, SGT | 6.30pm NZST | 7.30am BST Join a panel of international experts from Hong Kong, NZ, Singapore, and the UK to discuss regulatory design and the hierarchy of laws. REGISTER TO ATTEND

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