30.05.2013

Age Barriers to Work: ALRC releases final Report

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) today released the final Report for its inquiry into legal barriers to older persons participating in the workforce and other productive work,Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120, 2013). The Report makes 36 recommendations that address the areas of recruitment

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30.05.2013

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

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120) was tabled on 30 May 2013. The ALRC ‘Age Barriers to Work’ inquiry arose out of concerns about the implications of an ageing population and the recognition that expanding the workforce participation of older Australians may go some way to meeting such concerns. The ALRC was

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24.05.2013

Podcast: Age Barriers to Work – the Final Report

Transcript SW: I’m Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission, and I’m here today with the President of the ALRC, Professor Rosalind Croucher, who was the lead Commissioner in the Age Barriers to Work inquiry, and Amanda Alford, a legal officer working on the inquiry. So Professor Croucher, what’s the background to

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12.10.2012

Podcast: The Age Barriers to Work Discussion Paper

ALRC President Professor Rosalind Croucher and Executive Director Sabina Wynn discuss some of the issues and proposals in the Discussion Paper recently released for the Age Barriers to Work inquiry.

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02.10.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (DP 78 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper. It is designed specifically with stakeholders in mind, acknowledging the substantial involvement of many in the Inquiry to date, and the familiarity with the issues as set out in the Issues Paper released in May

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02.10.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (DP 78)

This Discussion Paper commences the second stage in the consultation processes in this inquiry into Commonwealth legal barriers to older persons participating in the workforce or other productive work. It highlights ALRC thinking to date and puts forward proposals for law reform in the areas of recruitment and employment, work health and safety, insurance, social security,

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02.10.2012

Age Barriers to Work: ALRC releases Discussion Paper

The Australian Law Reform Commission today released a Discussion Paper for its inquiry into legal barriers to older persons participating in the workforce and other productive work—Grey Areas: Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC DP 78, 2012). This inquiry was initiated as part of the Australian Government response to population ageing. The ALRC

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01.06.2012

Age barriers to work e-news | Issue 4

Issue 4 | 1 June 2012  View original format Month in summary Since the release of the Issues Paper on 1 May the team has been busy consulting with stakeholders across Australia—in Perth, Melbourne, and Sydney. ALRC President Professor Rosalind Croucher gave a presentation about the Age Barriers Inquiry to the Diversity Council of Australia

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17.05.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws

Presentation at the COTA national meeting, Wednesday 16 May 2012.  Professor Rosalind Croucher,*President, Australian Law Reform Commission. The Inquiry The initiation of the ALRC Inquiry forms part of the Australian Government response to population ageing. The Productivity Commission described it as ‘the quiet transformation, because it is gradual, but also unremitting and ultimately pervasive’.[1] The Commission

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01.05.2012

ALRC seeks input into its Inquiry into legal barriers to mature age persons participating in the workforce and other productive work

The Australian Law Reform Commission today released an Issues Paper for its Inquiry into legal barriers to mature age participation in the workforce and other productive work—Grey Areas: Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC IP 41, 2012). Australia’s population is ageing rapidly. By 2044–45 almost one in four Australians will be aged 65

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