15.10.2015

ALRC President, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM reappointed

Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, has been reappointed as ALRC President for a further 3 year term.See Attorney-General’s media release >>

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12.10.2015

Jack Goldring—A man for all seasons

Jack Goldring Memorial Lecture 2015, 9 October 2015, University of Wollongong, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM* President, Australian Law Reform CommissionIntroductionThank you Dean Warwick Gullett for your warm introduction. Like you, may I also acknowledge the eminent guests attending today: including Vice-Chancellor Paul Wellings CBE; former Vice-Chancellor Emeritus Professor Gerard Sutton AO; University of Wollongong Law School Advisory Committee members

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29.09.2015

Advocacy through law reform

Moot Court Bench—Coffee Hour Seminar, Professor Rosalind Croucher AM*, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Jackson McDonald, Perth, 29 September 2015.IntroductionThank you Dr David Cox, both as Chair of the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia and as a partner of Jackson McDonald, for hosting today’s seminar.Thank you to Lorraine Finlay, Director of Mooting, Murdoch University

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23.09.2015

Accommodating rights? Religion, speech and equality in Australia

National Freedoms Symposium, Adelaide University North Terrace Campus, Adelaide, 21 September 2015.Chaired by Professor Andrew Stewart, John Bray Professor of Law, Adelaide Law School, University of AdelaideSpeeches:Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, ALRC President and Commissioner for the InquiryThe Honourable Catherine Branson QCAssociate Professor Anne Hewitt, Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide, South AustraliaDr Matthew Stubbs  Associate Professor, Adelaide Law

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09.09.2015

A home is no longer a castle? – real property rights in the context of mining and environmental claims

National Freedoms Symposium, Commonwealth Law Courts, Brisbane, 2 September 2015.Speeches:Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, ALRC President and Commissioner for the InquiryProfessor Jonathan Fulcher, Director CIMEL/IMELPLorraine Finlay, School of Law, Murdoch UniversityDr Noeleen McNamara, School of Law & Justice, University of Southern Queensland

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31.08.2015

ALRC Brief – August 2015

Appointment of part-time Commissioner,  Emeritus Professor Suri RatnapalaOn 21 July, the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC appointed Emeritus Professor Anura Surindra (Suri) Ratnapala as a part-time Commissioner until the conclusion of the Freedoms Inquiry. Professor Ratnapala is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Queensland and a current Fellow of the Australian Academy

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04.08.2015

Video: Launch of the Native Title Report

Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC Report 126) was formally launched in Sydney on 29 June 2015.Captions/subtitles can be turned on via the video player controls.Transcripts are also available of speeches made on the day by Professor Rosalind Croucher, ALRC President, and Professor Lee Godden, Commissioner leading the Native

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21.07.2015

New Part-time Commissioner appointed to the ALRC

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the appointment by Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, of Emeritus Professor Anura Surindra (Suri) Ratnapala as a part-time Commissioner until the conclusion of the Review of Commonwealth Laws for Consistency with Traditional Rights, Freedoms and Privileges.Professor Ratnapala is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of

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10.07.2015

Michael Kirby Lecture 2015 | Re-imagining Law Reform—Michael Kirby’s Vision, Human Rights and the Australian Law Reform Commission in the 21st Century

Professor Rosalind Croucher AM*,President, Australian Law Reform Commission, 9 July 2015, Southern Cross University.IntroductionVice-Chancellor Peter Lee, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Professor Geraldine Mackenzie, Dean Rocque Reynolds, Professor Bee-Chen Goh and—the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, Chairman Emeritus of the Australian Law Reform Commission.I would like to echo Bee-Chen in her warm acknowledgment of the traditional custodians

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