14.06.2016

Podcast: Interns, Semester 1 2016

TranscriptSabina Wynn (SW): Hello, I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission and I’m here with four of our interns who’ve just completed a semester with us. They’ve been working on the Elder Abuse Inquiry and I’m just going to ask them to introduce themselves.Michael Quach (MQ): Hi, my name is Michael,

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22.03.2016

ALRC Brief – March 2016

Subscribe to receive the ALRC Brief directly in your inbox >>Contents:Inquiry updateALRAC 2016Reform round-upIntern update

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24.02.2016

ALRC Brief – February 2016

23/02/2016New Inquiry announced – Elder abuseThe Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC has announced a new Inquiry for the ALRC on Protecting the Rights of Older Australians from Abuse.The Attorney described elder abuse as ‘a symptom of attitudes which fail to respect and recognise the rights of older Australians to make decisions, to live

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10.12.2015

ALRC Brief – December 2015

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09.12.2015

Justice Connections 4 – Institutional Law Reform and Justice

Justice Connections, hosted by the University of Canberra and the Australian National University, University House, 20 November 2015. Part 1Part 2Transcript[This dialogue followed a presentation by Dr Anrew Leigh MP.]Simon Rice (SR): Ros is President of the Australian Law Reform Commission and has just been reappointed for three years, and I chair the ACT Advisory Law Reform Council. So, each of

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29.10.2015

Forty Years On – Lessons of the ALRC | The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG – Inaugural Chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1975-84); Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996-2009).  Based on oral remarks on the 40th anniversary celebration held in the Federal Court of Australia, Sydney, on 23 October 2015.With honour, praise and reflectionChief Justice, Attorney General, Uncle Chicka, former colleagues

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28.10.2015

ALRC 40th Anniversary Celebration | Chief Justice Robert French AC

Chief Justice Robert French AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, 23 October 2015, Federal Court, Sydney.President Rosalind Croucher, Attorney-General Senator George Brandis, Sir Gerard Brennan, Chairman Emeritus Michael Kirby, my colleague Justice Susan Kiefel, your Honours, ladies and gentlemen.  I thank the Australian Law Reform Commission for the invitation to participate in this important

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26.10.2015

The ALRC’s first 40 years | Prof Rosalind Croucher AM

Professor Rosalind Croucher AM* President, Australian Law Reform Commission, 23 October 2015, Federal Court, Sydney.Thank you, Mr Kirby, for your wonderfully warm and vivid recollections of the early years of the ALRC.Marking the achievements of four decadesIn my role as President I stand on the shoulders of giants: particularly the six Chairmen and Presidents who have

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25.10.2015

ALRC Brief – October 2015

ALRC President reappointed for a further 3-year termThe Government announced that Professor Rosalind Croucher AM has been reappointed as ALRC President for a further 3 year term—to December 2018. Prof Croucher is currently leading the ALRC’s Freedoms Inquiry.See media release >>ALRC launches online timeline to celebrate 40 years of law reformThe ALRC has created an

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23.10.2015

Australian Law Reform Commission 40th Anniversary – Senator the Hon George Brandis QC

Media release: Sneator the Hon George Brandis QC Attorney-GeneralSee PDF of orginal media release.Today I am attending an event in Sydney to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) and I extend my best wishes to the Commission on this occasion. Since its foundation in 1975, the Commission has played an important role in independently researching,

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