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14.06.2016

Podcast: Interns, Semester 1 2016

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello, I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here with four of our interns who’ve just completed a semester with us. They’ve been working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry and I’m just going to ask them to introduce themselves.Michael Quach (MQ): Hi, my name is Michael,

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02.03.2016

Podcast:Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws – the Final Report

 Marie-Claire Muir (MC): Hello I’m Marie-Claire Muir, Communications Manager at the Australian Law Reform Commission. I’m talking with ALRC President Professor Rosalind Croucher, who led the Freedoms Inquiry. Today we’re talking about the final report for that Inquiry, Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws, which was tabled today in Parliament.Hi Ros. How are you?Rosalind Croucher

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04.08.2015

Video: Launch of the Native Title Report

Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC Report 126) was formally launched in Sydney on 29 June 2015.Captions/subtitles can be turned on via the video player controls.Transcripts are also available of speeches made on the day by Professor Rosalind Croucher, ALRC President, and Professor Lee Godden, Commissioner leading the Native

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03.06.2015

Podcast: Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) – the Final Report

TranscriptHello,I am Lee Godden, the Australian Law Reform Commissioner who led the Review of the Commonwealth legislation – the Native Title Act 1993.  Native Title holds much significance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and it is important as the legal system’s recognition of traditional rights and interests in lands and waters.The ALRC was

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24.11.2014

Podcast: Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws – the Final Report

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello I’m Sabina Wynn, the Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here with the Commission’s President, Professor Rosalind Croucher, and Part-time Commissioner Graeme Innes, and we’re going to be talking about the ALRC’s latest report Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws.So Ros, what was the ALRC asked

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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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