COVID-19: Changes to ALRC operations

Further information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found on the Australian Government website:

From Wednesday 25 March, the Australian Law Reform Commission will action enquiries by email only, due to the current status of COVID-19.

The health and well-being of our staff and visitors is paramount, and to help stop the spread of disease, the ALRC business office will be temporarily closed. While the physical office is closed, the team will remain busy, working on the Inquiry into Australia’ corporate criminal responsibility regime.

Please direct all questions to

As this situation unfolds, the ALRC will continue to monitor government advice and respond to any changes as required.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


Further advice and information regarding COVID-19 


National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service

1800 737 732

Australian Government

Latest coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia

WhatsApp +61 400 253 787

Australian Government Department of Health

Latest official medical advice and case numbers



Australian Taxation Office COVID-19 support

13 28 65 (individuals) 
13 72 26 (business)

Beyond Blue

National help lines and websites

1300 22 46 36


Social security payments and services to Australians

Contact information

Fair Work Ombudsman

Workplace entitlements and obligations 
Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws

13 13 94

Family Court of Australia

COVID-19 updates from the Courts

1300 352 000

Federal Circuit Court of Australia

COVID-19 updates from the Courts

1300 352 000 (family law) 
General Federal Law enquiries contact information (bankruptcy, migration, human rights, industrial law, consumer law and other non-family law matters)

Kids Helpline

Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25

1800 55 18 00


Crisis support and suicide prevention

13 11 14


Health services for Australians

13 20 11

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Privacy obligations

1300 363 992


Travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

+61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas) 
1300 555 135 (within Australia)

State government COVID-19 information and updates: