Where next for law reform? Report Launch

On Monday 2 December 2019, the ALRC launched the report of the Future of Law Reform project at a well-attended and high-spirited event in the Commonwealth Law Courts building in Brisbane. President of the ALRC, Justice Sarah Derrington, outlined the origins and purposes of the project, reflecting on the ALRC’s longstanding commitment to public involvement in law reform. Inaugural Chairman of the ALRC, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, spoke about what constitutes an ideal ALRC inquiry topic, and emphasised the need for champions of law reform.