01.05.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (IP 41)

This Issues Paper was released on 1 May 2012 to form a basis for consultation for the Age Barriers to Work Inquiry. It is intended to encourage informed community participation in the Inquiry by providing some background information and highlighting the issues so far identified by the ALRC as relevant with respect to each of

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16.04.2012

Age barriers to work e-news | Issue 2

Issue 2 | 11 April 2012  View original format Month in summary Since the Terms of Reference were announced last month, the team has been conducting its own research as well as a round of initial consultations with a number of major stakeholders including government departments and agencies, seniors’ groups, peak industry bodies and academics.

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26.03.2012

Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation

Presentation at the Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation, Monday 26 March 2012 by Professor Rosalind Croucher* President, Australian Law Reform Commission. Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation – 26 March 2012 The InquiryOn 7 March 2012, the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to inquire

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13.03.2012

Age barriers to work e-news | Welcome to the Inquiry

Issue 1 | 13 March 2012  View original format Terms of Reference announced Today the ALRC commenced a new inquiry into legal barriers to mature age persons participating in the workforce—namely for people aged 45 years and over. Under the Terms of Reference, the ALRC is to identify these barriers and consider reforms to address

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28.02.2012

Submission to the inquiry into the Fair Work Amendment (Better Work/Life Balance) Bill 2012

Inquiry of the Standing Committee on Education and Employment

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17.02.2012

Submission to the Fair Work Act Review Panel

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Fair Work Act Review Panel on the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). This submission draws heavily on the experience and findings in the ALRC’s Inquiry into Commonwealth laws and family violence. That Inquiry (the ‘Commonwealth Family Violence Inquiry’) culminated in

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08.02.2012

Age barriers to work

The ALRC was asked to identify legal barriers to mature age persons participating in the workforce in Commonwealth laws, including: social security, superannuation, insurance, compensation and employment.

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08.02.2012

Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan appointed as Part-time Commissioner for the Barriers to Mature-Aged Workplace Participation Inquiry

Australian Law Reform Commission President, Professor Rosalind Croucher, today welcomed the appointment by the Attorney-General, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, of the Hon Susan Ryan AO as a part-time Commissioner for the ALRC’s inquiry into barriers to work for older persons. Professor Croucher stated, “It is an honour to have Susan Ryan join the ALRC

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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC Report 117)

Final Report Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks was tabled on 7 February 2012. It contains 102 recommendations for reform. This Final Report comprises 22 chapters divided into seven parts, A–G: Part A—Common Threads (Chapters 1–4) Part B—Social Security (Chapters 5–9) Part C—Income Management (Chapter 10) Part D—Child Support and Family Assistance (Chapters 11–13) Part

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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC 117 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC Report 117), tabled on 7 February 2012.This publication is also available for free as an EPUB for use in mobile devices. (What is an Epub?)This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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