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10.11.2016

Encroachments on Freedoms— The ALRC Freedoms Inquiry

NSW Bar Association, 10 November 2016, Sydney, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM*[Note: Professor Croucher spoke to this paper, so the text below is not an exact transcript of the recording of the presentation—some comments were added, especially at the beginning; and some parts of the text were somewhat condensed in presentation]AcknowledgmentsAs the Head of an Australian Government

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04.11.2016

Protecting the rights of older Australians from abuse through laws and legal frameworks—the ALRC’s Elder Abuse Inquiry

AAG 2016 National Conference, Canberra, 4 November 2016, Rosalind F Croucher*[Note: Professor Croucher spoke to this paper at the conference, including making reference to presenters in the same session that preceded her speech, so the text below is not an exact transcript of the recording of the presentation]AcknowledgmentI begin my presentation by acknowledging the traditional custodians

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03.11.2016

Podcast: Interns, Semester 2 2016

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here today with three of our most recent interns. They’ve just completed a semester with us working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry. I’m going to ask Scott first, so what have you actually been working on while

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20.10.2016

Modelling Supported Decision Making in Commonwealth Laws – The ALRC’s 2014 Report and Making it Work

AGAC 2016 National Conference, 18 October 2016, Rosalind F Croucher*TranscriptAcknowledgment & IntroductionI begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, who are the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we meet—and I pay my respects to their elders, both past and present and acknowledge Indigenous guests attending today.I see my

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12.09.2016

Common Law and the Protection of Rights, Freedoms and Privileges: Insights from the ALRC Freedoms Inquiry

The Common Law and the Protection of Rights, Freedoms and Privileges: Insights from the ALRC Freedoms Inquiry, The Mayo Lecture for 2016, James Cook University, Townsville, 12 September 2016 by Professor Rosalind Croucher AM*IntroductionThank you, Ed Harridge, President of the James Cook University (JCU) Student Association, for inviting me to present the Marylyn Mayo Lecture for 2016. I am deeply honoured

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02.09.2016

Mutual Wills — An Ancient Doctrine with Modern Teeth

STEP Qld Annual Trusts and Estates Conference, 2 September 2016, Rosalind F Croucher AM*Transcript[Professor Croucher spoke to this paper, so the audio does not correspond precisely to the text below]Of Ancient and ModernWhen ‘ancient’ and ‘modern’ are coupled in the same sentence it reminds me of the hymn book, Hymns Ancient and Modern. Our topic today has

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11.08.2016

What’s the secret?

Leadership Lunch Series, Women Lawyers NSW, Newcastle Chapter, 4 August 2016, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM* President, Australian Law Reform CommissionTranscriptAcknowledgmentReflecting our commitment in our Reconciliation Action Plan, as the head of a government agency—and personally, I acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land, the Awabakal and Worimi peoples, who must have sat in a place like this and looked over

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29.07.2016

The ALRC’s Freedoms Report and Government Lawyers— Issues on the Horizon

Australian Government Legal Network, 29 July 2016, Canberra, by Professor Rosalind Croucher AM*Transcript[Square bracket notes indicate interpolated material. Not all the text was delivered.]AcknowledgmentsAs the Head of an Australian Government agency, and in the spirit of our Reconciliation Action Plan, I begin my presentation by acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land, and pay my respect to the elders,

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08.07.2016

Elder Abuse Inquiry | enews | Issue 3

Elder Abuse and the Law – Webinar On 14 July 2016, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, will be guest speaker for the Elder Abuse Prevention Unit. She will be discussing the ALRC’s Elder Abuse Inquiry and what this means for service providers. The webinar will also provide an opportunity for service

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23.06.2016

IFA 2016 | Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse

International Federation on Ageing 13th Global Conference, 22–23 June 2016, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President, Australian Law Reform Commission; Adjunct Professor, Macquarie University. Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse—the ALRC’s Elder Abuse InquiryThank you very much for the opportunity to speak about the ALRC Inquiry. I am the head of a Federal Government agency, the Australian Law Reform

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