News and Media

Keep up to date with ALRC news and media.

For media queries, please contact comms@alrc.gov.au.

31.07.2020

Defamation – a nationwide conversation on law reform

On Monday 27 July 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission co-hosted with the University of Sydney a webinar with a panel of experts discussing the potential for a future ALRC inquiry into reform of defamation law.

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27.07.2020

The Future of Law Reform Webinar Series

What are the most pressing areas for law reform in Australia today?
Join expert panels including judges, legal scholars and industry leaders in a series of online conversations to unpack this question.

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07.07.2020

Finding a path towards justice

The Government is currently considering justice targets as part of a refresh of closing the gap.
Given the renewed focus on addressing the over-incarceration Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, it is timely to consider the nature of the problems in detail and the solutions the ALRC identified.

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30.06.2020

ALRC InBrief | June 2020

What are the most pressing areas for law reform in Australia today?
Join expert panels including judges, legal scholars and industry leaders in a series of online conversations to unpack some of the key areas identified by the ALRC, including: defamation, automated decision making, legal structures for social enterprises and press freedom. View the ALRC Report: The Future of Law Reform: A Suggested Program of Work 2020-25.

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19.06.2020

Surveillance Capitalism Interview

Hear ALRC Principal Legal Officer Micheil Paton speak about the ALRC report on “Serious Invasions of Privacy” with broadcaster Toby Halligan from Triple RRR radio.

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13.06.2020

Criminal responsibility as a distinctive form of corporate regulation

Throughout its life in the law, corporate criminal responsibility has attracted controversy. This article seeks to answer two foundational questions about this method of regulating corporate behaviour.

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25.03.2020

COVID-19: Changes to ALRC operations

From Wednesday 25 March, the Australian Law Reform Commission will action enquiries by email only, due to the current status of COVID-19.

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12.03.2020

Religious Exemptions Inquiry Update

Amended Timeframe for Reporting
The Attorney-General has amended the Australian Law Reform Commission’s reporting deadline for the review into Religious Exemptions in Anti-discrimination Legislation to be 12 months from the date the Religious Discrimination Bill is passed by Parliament.

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04.03.2020

Corporate Crime Seminar Series Summary

The ALRC welcomed over 290 attendees to the Seminar Series held in February this year.

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16.01.2020

Seminar Series – Corporate Criminal Responsibility

Join fellow stakeholders to deep dive into the inquiry of Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime prior to the completion of the ALRC’s Final Report.
Register to attend one of the ALRC seminars in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane.

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