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28.06.2017

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response | 2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum

Elder Abuse Reform Symposium, Melbourne Town Hall,  World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 15 June 2017, Emeritus Professor Rosalind F Croucher AM,  President, Australian Law Reform Commission*AudioTranscript[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

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27.03.2017

Supporting Older People in Exercising and Protecting Their Rights—Insights from the ALRC’s Disability and Elder Abuse Inquiries

Keynote Address, ADA National Conference, ‘Human Rights & Social Justice: Shifting Client Control’, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, 23 March 2017, Emeritus Professor Rosalind F Croucher AM, President, Australian Law Reform Commission*Abstract: The ALRC’s Disability inquiry embodied the paradigm shift of the UNCRPD to supported decision making and, as a first principle, that all adults have an

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25.03.2017

Law Reform Agencies and Government—Independence, survival and effective law reform?

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Commonwealth Association of Law Reform Agencies, Melbourne, 25 March 2017.IntroductionI begin my presentation with an acknowledgment: reflecting our commitment in our Reconciliation Action Plan, as the head of a government agency, and personally, I acknowledge the ancestral owners of this land, the Kulin nation, who

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22.03.2017

What Role for Law Reform Commissions

On 22 March 2017 Matt Corrigan presented “What Role for Law Reform Commissions” at the ANU Law Reform Course.

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03.02.2017

The Elder Abuse Discussion Paper proposals

On 2 February 2017, Matt Corrigan with Sabina Wynn presented ‘The Elder Abuse Discussion Paper proposals’ to the Independent Agencies for Older Australians (IAFOA).

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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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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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