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Social media and law reform

Presentation given by ALRC Communications Manager, Marie-Claire Muir, to the Federation of Law Reform Agencies of Canada (FOLRAC) in Alberta, via Skype on 2 October 2012.Social Media and Law Reform on Prezi[Using Prezi: To start the Prezi, click the play/triangle button, then continue to click through or use the autoplay option (under “More”). Alternatively, click

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An academic in law reform land—and how you, too, can play a part

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission*, Monash University, Faculty of Law Research Seminar Series, 4 October 2012.IntroductionThank you very much for inviting me to speak today. Professor Bryan Horrigan is very persuasive! But, as I am an academic through and through, it is always a pleasure to be back on campus, and in a law school, so

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A window on law reform for government lawyers

By Professor Rosalind Croucher President, Australian Law Reform Commission*, Law Society of New South Wales, Government Solicitors Conference 2012, 28 August 2012Thank you very much for inviting me to speak today. As the head of a Government agency it is our respectful commitment to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land, the Gadigal people of the

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AIFS Conference | Family Violence — the Law Reform Challenge

12th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference: Family Transitions and Trajectories, Plenary Session: Family law/family violence

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ALSA Women in Law Conference 2012

Speech by Professor Rosalind Croucher* to the Maurice Blackburn/ALSA Women in Law Breakfast at the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria, Melbourne, 12 July 2012.

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‘How on earth did I end up here?’

ALTA Conference Dinner – ‘Legal Education for a Global Community’, St Paul’s College, University of Sydney 3 July 2012, Professor Rosalind F Croucher* Thank you, Professor Mason for your kind introduction. It’s delightful to be back on campus and at St Paul’s College — a very elegant place. It is the oldest residential college at

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Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws

Presentation at the COTA national meeting, Wednesday 16 May 2012.  Professor Rosalind Croucher,*President, Australian Law Reform Commission. The Inquiry The initiation of the ALRC Inquiry forms part of the Australian Government response to population ageing. The Productivity Commission described it as ‘the quiet transformation, because it is gradual, but also unremitting and ultimately pervasive’.[1] The Commission

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Overview of ALRC work on privacy law reform

Speech by Professor Rosalind Croucher, President ALRC, at the launch of Dr Robert Dean’s Trade Secrets and Privacy (Thomson Reuters), by the Hon Michael D Kirby AC CMG. Introduction In beginning the formalities this evening, I wish to acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the traditional custodians of the land on which we

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Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation

Presentation at the Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation, Monday 26 March 2012 by Professor Rosalind Croucher* President, Australian Law Reform Commission. Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation – 26 March 2012 The InquiryOn 7 March 2012, the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to inquire

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Launch of Commonwealth Laws and Family Violence Report

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Canberra. Introduction and welcome Good morning and welcome to this important event. I am Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and it is my very great privilege to commence the proceedings. Attorney-General Nicola Roxon MP Senator Crossin all of you here who assisted

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