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04.11.2010

Opening Up the Conversation | Gov 2.0 Conference

Presentation by Sabina Wynn (Executive Director) and Marie-Claire Muir (Web Manager) of the ALRC to the Cebit Australia Gov 2.0 Conference. Canberra, 3 November 2010.Sabina Wynn:Hello, I am Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the ALRC and this is Marie Claire Muir, the ALRC’s Website Manager and what we are going to be talking to you

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09.09.2010

The Relationship Between the Judiciary and Law Reform Bodies

Justice Susan Kenny, Federal Court of Australia, Part-time Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission, addressing the Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference (ALRAC) in Brisbane.9 September 2010The relationship between the judiciary and law reform agencies has many dimensions.  Even the assertion that there is a relationship provokes the questions—when? where? between whom specifically? Are we speaking about

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09.09.2010

Relationships with other law reformers — joint law reform projects

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, addressing the Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference (ALRAC) in Brisbane.9 September 2010I have been to Brisbane several times over the past two years, for consultations, conferences and the like. Each time I have been moved by the welcome to country. This morning’s welcome by Songwoman Maroochy of

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15.08.2010

Key Issues from the ALRC Family Violence Inquiry | Australian Women Lawyers Third National Conference—Justice for All

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Stamford Plaza Brisbane 6–8 August 2010Opening remarks Chief Justice Diana Bryant, Madame President (Olivia Perkiss), your Honours, fellow conference delgates. It is a great pleasure to be here today. The first time I had the opportunity to speak about the ALRC’s Family Violence inquiry it was at the

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07.08.2010

Corporate insolvency: restructuring the financial sector and understanding the long terms effects of the GFC

Presentation by Justice Berna Collier, Part-time Commissioner of the ALRC, to the Australian Women Lawyers Conference, Stamford Plaza Brisbane, 7 August 2010 The world of finance does not stand still. For those of us in the law, where developments occur at a more structured (dare I say, sedate?) pace, the roller-coaster ride of the Global

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30.07.2010

Celebrating Women in the Judiciary

Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales, 29 July 2010, Keynote address by Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission. Justice Jane Matthews, Patron of this honourable association; Mary Snell, Madame President; Attorney-General; Your Honours and very Honourable Mesdames! Twenty New South Welshwomen appointed to the bench in the past two years. What an

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21.05.2010

Occasional Address, University of Southern Queensland Graduation

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, 21 May 2010 at Sydney Olympic Park Introduction Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, graduands, family and friends, it is a great pleasure to be here tonight. I was last in this precinct for the opening of the Sydney Olympic Games, singing with a thousand (and more) keen choristers from all

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13.04.2010

Navigating the Maze – Family Violence Inquiry, JD Guest Lecture

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission. University of Melbourne The text below does not include the original footnotes. Download PDF for full version.Introduction In speaking to you today I will be looking at law reform, using the ALRC’s current inquiry into family violence as the illustration, in order to demonstrate the challenges of

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19.05.2009

Voiceless Animal Law Lecture Series

David Weisbrot, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, at Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney, 19 May 2009 | Panel Discussion (David Weisbrot AM, Celeste Black, Peter Sankoff, chaired by Katrina Sharman)1.  David: As President of the ALRC, you spend a lot of time looking at deficiencies in certain laws and making recommendations for change.

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10.04.2009

Launch of Reform 93: Native Title and the ALRC’s inaugural RAP

David Weisbrot, Tranby College Glebe, 8 April 2009Part one, c11.15amThank you Lyndon Coombes, for that Introduction—and for allowing us the use of these wonderful facilities at Tranby Aboriginal College.  This year the ALRC and Tranby have forged a special relationship, and one that I am sure will remain warm and productive into the future. And thank you very

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