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20.11.2014

Podcast: Review of the Native Title Act – the Discussion Paper

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello, I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and I’m here with Professor Lee Godden, who is Commissioner in Charge of the ALRC’s Review of the Native Title Act.Lee Godden (LW): Hello everyone.SW: So, Lee, why is it important to review the Native Title Act at this time?LG:  The

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22.05.2014

Podcast: Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws – the Discussion Paper

TranscriptThis is Rosalind Croucher, I’m President of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m the Commissioner who has been leading the inquiry into Disability and Commonwealth Laws.I’m very pleased to talk about the Discussion Paper, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws which the ALRC has just released. This is the second consultation document that

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20.02.2014

Podcast: Summer Interns 2014

Lidija Bujanovic, Laura Neill and Andrew Brooks took part in the 2014 summer legal internship program at the ALRC, working on the Disbaility inquiry and the review of the Native Title Act. In this recording they talk about their experiences, tasks they performed, and what they learned as ALRC legal interns. Transcript Marie-Claire Muir (MCM):

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17.12.2013

Podcast: Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws – the Issues Paper

Transcript Sabina Wynn (SW): Hello, I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and I’m here with the ALRC’s President, Professor Rosalind Croucher, who is also the Commissioner in charge of the Disability Inquiry. So, Ros, what’s the Inquiry actually about? Rosalind Croucher (RC):  We’re looking at two main things. The principal focus

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07.06.2013

Podcast: Copyright and the Digital Economy – Discussion Paper

Transcript Sabina Wynn (SW): Hello, I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and I’m here with Professor Jill McKeough who is the Commissioner in charge of the Copyright Inquiry. The ALRC has just released a Discussion Paper for this Inquiry, and I was wondering if you could just outline, Jill, what’s

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24.05.2013

Podcast: Age Barriers to Work – the Final Report

Transcript SW: I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and I’m here today with the President of the ALRC, Professor Rosalind Croucher, who was the lead Commissioner in the Age Barriers to Work inquiry, and Amanda Alford, a legal officer working on the inquiry. So Professor Croucher, what’s the background to

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27.02.2013

Podcast: ALRC intern interview – Christopher Stackpoole, Penelope Swales and Kiri McEwan

Christopher Stackpoole, Penelope Swales and Kiri McEwan took part in the 2013 summer legal internship program at the ALRC, working on the Copyright and the Digital Economy inquiry. In this recording they talk about their experiences, tasks they performed, and what they learned as ALRC legal interns. Transcript Marie-Claire Muir (MCM): Hi. I’m Marie-Claire Muir.

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17.12.2012

Message from the President, December 2012

Download or listen to audio >> Transcript Hello. This is Rosalind Croucher. I’m the President of the Australian Law Reform Commission and, as it’s approaching the end of 2012, I wanted to give a short reflection on the year and to say ‘thanks’ to a lot of people who have played such an important role

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27.11.2012

Podcast: ALRC intern interview – Max Bulinski

In August 2012 Max Bulinski, from the University of Michigan in the United States, joined the ALRC as a full-time intern. Max was the recipient of a Bates Fellowship, enabling him to work at the ALRC, in Sydney, for nearly 4 months. Max worked closely with the Copyright inquiry team and, in this interview, explains

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31.10.2012

Podcast: ALRC intern interview – Fritz Siregar

In August 2012 Fritz Sirega, from Indonesia, joined the ALRC as an intern. Fritz is a recipient of one of AusAID’s Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships.These scholarships are given to emerging leaders from developing countries who show great promise for giving their country a better future. As part of the scholarship, AusAID offers the scholars the opportunity to

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