ALRC in the media – 2021

The ALRC monitors the media for references to the Commission and its inquiries. This list is not comprehensive.

For media queries, please contact comms@alrc.gov.au.

Title Date Organisation Topic
Incremental improvements not enough to end tragedy of high Indigenous incarceration rate 13/04/2021 The Age

Pathways to Justice–Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ALRC Report 133)

Movers & shakers: chief environmental biosecurity officer appointed 09/04/2021 The Mandarin

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131)

What we can do to stop Indigenous deaths in custody 07/04/2021 The Sydney Morning Herald

Pathways to Justice–Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ALRC Report 133)

Banks unite to help customers experiencing financial abuse 04/04/2021 Mirage News

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131)

The treatment of women in the Australian judicial process needs to be reviewed 03/04/2021 The Canberra Times

Uniform Evidence Law (ALRC Report 102)

NIBA CEO set to retire this year 01/04/2021 Insurance News

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

Calls for uniform laws to thwart financial abuse 01/04/2021 Mortgage Business

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131)

Another family law review, another shrug. Why conduct time-consuming inquiries if they go nowhere? 31/03/2021 The Conversation

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Banks call for consistent laws to prevent elder abuse 31/03/2021 Money Management

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131)

Federal Government not keeping track of Indigenous deaths in custody 29/03/2021 National Indigenous Times

Pathways to Justice–Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ALRC Report 133)

Media sector leads business push against citizen privacy right 29/03/2021 Australian Financial Review

Integrity, Fairness and Efficiency—An Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (ALRC Report 134)

The case for a Justice Fund 23/03/2021 Lawyerly

Grouped Proceedings in the Federal Court (ALRC Report 46)

Government rejects call to hand control of family law system to states and territories 22/03/2021 ABC News

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Government rejects call to hand control of family law system to states and territories 21/03/2021 The Australian

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

‘Sisters in Law Project’ fighting for change 20/03/2021 Illawarra Mercury

Pathways to Justice–Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ALRC Report 133)

Between here and justice 20/03/2021 The Saturday Paper

The Future of Law Reform: A Suggested Program of Work 2020-25

Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon says identifying hearing loss would change lives 17/03/2021 Sydney Morning Herald

Pathways to Justice–Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ALRC Report 133)

Christian Porter’s defamation action threatens to further chill public interest journalism 16/03/2021 The Guardian

The Future of Law Reform: A Suggested Program of Work 2020-25

Jane Gilmore: Scott Morrison has ignored women. It shows in the streets, and it will show at the polls 16/03/2021 The New Daily

ALRC

Judicial commission needed to help judges’ welfare 11/02/2021 The Australian

Review of Judicial Impartiality

‘More Besser block than brick’: the push to fix Australia’s nightmarish business laws 07/03/2021 The Guardian

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

What will the aged care royal commission recommend? We think we know, and how the government will respond 01/03/2021 ABC News

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131)

Online group builds connection between Australians living with disabilities in the bush 27/02/2021 ABC News

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124)

Children’s rights suffer in Queensland 27/02/2021 The Saturday Paper

Seen and heard: priority for children in the legal process (ALRC Report 84)

Movers & shakers 26/02/2021 The Mandarin

Appointment of the Hon Justice Colvin

Law Reform Commission plays down financial services review outcomes 23/02/2021 Money Management

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

Federal court judge to head corps act inquiry 23/02/2021 IFA (Independent Financial Adviser)

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

Family Court merger 20/02/2021 The Saturday Paper

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Law reform commission skewers Corps Act with comedy skit 19/02/2021 Professional Planner

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

We should not forget the phallocentric end of the Family Court 19/02/2021 The Big Smoke

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Permanent changes to continuous disclosure laws – what do they mean for D&O insurance? 19/02/2021 Insurance Business Australia

Integrity, Fairness and Efficiency—An Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (ALRC Report 134)

Family law fees targeted for reform 18/02/2021 The Australian

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Hannah Clarke was murdered a year ago. Criminalising coercive control is only one part of the response that’s needed to tackle domestic abuse 18/02/2021 ABC News

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg moves to permanently ‘water down’ ASX continuous disclosure rules 18/02/2021 ABC News

Integrity, Fairness and Efficiency—An Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (ALRC Report 134)

Bar Association believes proposed court merger unnecessary, unlikely to solve Family Court problems 17/02/2021 ABC RN Breakfast

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Crown, Collingwood and the corporate conscience 16/02/2021 Pursuit

Corporate Criminal Responsibility (ALRC Report 136)

‘Corporations Act, it’s time to grow up!’ 14/02/2021 Lawyers Weekly

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

Is it OK for judges, barristers to meet? High Court to rule 12/02/2021 The Australian

Review of Judicial Impartiality

Family law, class actions top Porter agenda 12/02/2021 Australian Financial Review

Integrity, Fairness and Efficiency—An Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (ALRC Report 134)

Native Title Act amendments to increase accountability 12/02/2021 National Indigenous Times

Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC Report 126)

Plan to beef up aged care incident reporting misses many older Australians, Labor says 04/02/2021 Sydney Morning Herald

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131)

New website aims to reduce huge cost of divorce by ditching lawyers and helping couples go it alone 02/02/2021 news.com.au

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Advice sector forefront of red tape issues: Law Reform Commission 01/02/2021 Professional Planner

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

‘Once in a generation opportunity’: ALRC to review financial services laws 01/02/2021 Lawyers Weekly

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

It’s time to simplify and clarify our corporate law 28/01/2021 The Australian

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

Three reports of assault every day: QLD’s shocking aged care record 25/01/2021 The Courier Mail

Elder Abuse—A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131)

History of Australia Day: Significance of January 26 date explained 25/01/2021 Geelong Advertiser

Recognition of Aboriginal Customary Laws (ALRC Report 31)

ALRC launches probe into judicial bias 19/01/2021 LSJ Online

Review of Judicial Impartiality

Black Lives Matter movement in Australia: First Nations perspectives 19/01/2021 UNSW Newsroom

Pathways to Justice–Inquiry into the Incarceration Rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ALRC Report 133)

Banking royal commission: most recommendations have been abandoned or delayed 19/01/2021 The Guardian

Review of the Legislative Framework for Corporations and Financial Services Regulation

Making ‘more varied, productive and positive decisions’ as lawyers 12/01/2021 Lawyers Weekly

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

$6 million in legal fees: The high price of getting a divorce in Sydney 08/01/2021 Sydney Morning Herald

Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System (ALRC Report 135)

Integrity, Fairness and Efficiency—An Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (ALRC Report 134)