10.12.2014

Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (IP 46)

The first consultation document in the ALRC’s ‘Freedoms Inquiry’, a review of Commonwealth laws for consistency with traditional rights, freedoms and privileges.

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24.11.2014

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

This Inquiry examined laws and legal frameworks within the Commonwealth jurisdiction that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability as persons before the law and their ability to exercise legal capacity.

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23.11.2014

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

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124), tabled on 24 November 2014.This publication is available for purchase in book format.We have also produced an EASY ENGLISH version of this Summary Report.

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22.05.2014

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (DP 81)

The second consultation document in the ALRC’s Inquiry into Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability before the law, and their ability to exercise legal capacity.

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22.05.2014

Easy English: Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws DP 81

The ALRC is looking at laws that treat people with disability unfairly.This Discussion Paper is written in Easy English. We use simple words and pictures to show ideas.Submissions close on Monday 30 June 2014.Information about making a submission is also available in Easy English and Auslan.The full version of this Discussion Paper is available here: http://www.alrc.gov.au/publications/disability-DP81 

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08.03.2014

Freedoms Inquiry

The ALRC was asked to identify provisions in Commonwealth legislation that unreasonably encroach upon traditional rights, freedoms and privileges.

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14.11.2013

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws IP 44

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws was released on 15 November 2013. This Issues Paper is the first consultation document in the ALRC’s Inquiry into Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability before the law, and their ability to exercise legal capacity. This Issues Paper can

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14.11.2013

Easy English: Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws IP 44

The ALRC is looking at laws that treat people with disability unfairly. This Issues Paper talks about the problems we have learned about so far. It also has some questions. We would like people with disability to answer the questions so we can learn more about any problems you have with the law. We would also

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07.06.2013

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws

This inquiry considered whether Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks create barriers to people with disability exercising their rights and legal capacity.  

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30.05.2013

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 120 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120), tabled on 30 May 2013.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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