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30.05.2013

The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP: speech at the launch of ‘Access All Ages’

30 May 2013, Parliament House, Canberra. I would start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their elders, past and present. And Rosalind probably acknowledged everyone here, so I won’t do that again, but I would generally acknowledge distinguished guests. I’m very pleased to be

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30.05.2013

The Hon Mark Butler MP: Speech at the launch of ‘Access All Ages’

The Hon Mark Butler MP, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing. Transcript of address at the launch of Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws, 30 May 2013, Parliament House, Canberra.   Thank you to the Attorney-General and Professor Croucher for hosting today’s event, and Susan Ryan for coming along and continuing the extraordinary work you’ve done

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30.05.2013

Speech: Launch of ‘Access All Ages’ Report

Speech by Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission at the launch of final report, Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws, at Parliament House, Canberra, 30 May 2013. Introduction to event and welcome Good morning and welcome to this important event. I am Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and

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23.11.2012

National Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention Legal Service Annual Conference

Presentation by ALRC Legal Officer, Amanda Alford. Jasper Hotel, Melbourne, 23 November 2012 It is a pleasure to be here this morning. I grew up in country Victoria, near Shepparton, on Yorta Yorta land. I see some familiar faces, so I pay my respects those the Yorta Yorta people present here this morning and I also

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30.10.2012

Your Country Needs You! The Value of Academic Research to Law Reform

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, at Griffith University, Faculty of Law, Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 31 October 2012.IntroductionThank you very much for inviting me to speak today. Professor AJ Brown 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 I

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09.10.2012

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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04.10.2012

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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28.08.2012

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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03.08.2012

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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25.07.2012

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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