The Future of Law Reform Webinar Series

What are the most pressing areas for law reform in Australia today?

In 2019, the Australian Law Reform Commission undertook research and broad public consultation to address this question.

Join expert panels including judges, legal scholars and industry leaders in a series of online conversations to unpack some of the key areas identified by the ALRC, including:

View the ALRC Report: The Future of Law Reform: A Suggested Program of Work 2020-25

These free, interactive webinars in partnership with Wolters Kluwer CCH Learning will present an opportunity to elicit new perspectives and ideas, enabling individuals with diverse views to contribute to potential law reform.

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The Future of Law Reform – Defamation Webinar

Monday 27 July 2020
1.00pm – 2.00pm

 

Co-hosted with the University of Sydney

Welcome: Professor Simon Bronitt, Head of School and Dean, The University of Sydney Law School

Panel:

  • The Hon Justice SC Derrington, President, Australian Law Reform Commission
  • Professor David Rolph, The University of Sydney
  • Judge Judith Gibson, District Court of NSW
  • Bruce McClintock SC, NSW Bar
  • Georgia-Kate Schubert, Australia’s Right to Know coalition.

Automated Decision Making and Administrative Law Webinar

Monday 10 August 2020
1.00pm – 2.00pm

 

Co-hosted with the Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Law and and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society

Welcome: Professor Dan Hunter, Executive Dean, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Law Faculty

Panel:

  • The Hon Justice SC Derrington, President, Australian Law Reform Commission
  • Professor Dan Hunter, ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society
  • Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz, QUT Business School
  • Dr Anna Huggins, QUT Law
  • Lisa Keeling, Services Australia.

Reform of Legal Structures for Social Enterprises Webinar

Monday 17 August 2020
1.00pm – 2.00pm

 

Co-hosted with the University of Melbourne

Welcome: Professor Pip Nicholson, Dean of Law, The University of Melbourne Law School

Panel:

  • The Hon Justice SC Derrington, President, Australian Law Reform Commission
  • Professor Matthew Harding, The University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Rosemary Langford, The University of Melbourne
  • Michael Ryland, Centre for Social Finance Law
  • Trevor Danos AM, Advisor
  • Andrew Davies, B Lab

Law Reform Relating to Press Freedom Webinar

Monday 24 August 2020
1.00pm – 2.00pm

 

Co-hosted with the University of Queensland

Welcome: Professor Patrick Parkinson AM, Academic Dean and Head of School, TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland

Panel:

  • The Hon Justice SC Derrington, President, Australian Law Reform Commission
  • Professor Peter Greste, Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom
  • Jacinta Carroll, Australian National University
  • Georgia-Kate Schubert, Australia’s Right to Know coalition
  • Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, The University of Queensland.

Download the ALRC Future of Law Reform Webinar Series Leaflet