26.03.2014

ALRC Brief – March 2014

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20.02.2014

Podcast: Summer Interns 2014

Lidija Bujanovic, Laura Neill and Andrew Brooks took part in the 2014 summer legal internship program at the ALRC, working on the Disbaility inquiry and the review of the Native Title Act. In this recording they talk about their experiences, tasks they performed, and what they learned as ALRC legal interns. Transcript Marie-Claire Muir (MCM):

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13.01.2014

ALRC in the media – 2014

The ALRC monitors the media for references to the Commission and its inquiries. This list is not comprehensive. ALRC in the Media archives are available from 2009.Privacy in the digital age – Law Institute of Victoria – December 20142014: An eventful year for Pirate Party Australia | Pirate Times – 31 December 2014The sex crime we need to talk about | Elle – 27 December 2014Privacy tort could enhance

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12.12.2013

New Australian Law Reform Inquiry to Focus on Freedoms

The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to review Commonwealth legislation to identify provisions that unreasonably encroach upon traditional rights, freedoms and privileges. See Attorney-General’s Media Release >> Proposed Terms of Reference Review of Commonwealth laws for consistency with traditional rights, freedoms and privileges I, Senator the

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28.11.2013

ALRC Brief – November 2013

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25.11.2013

ALRC submission to the Commission of Audit

The Terms of Reference for the National Commission of Audit ask for submissions to look at the scope, efficiency and functions of the Commonwealth government to: ensure taxpayers are receiving value-for-money from each dollar spent; eliminate wasteful spending; identify areas of unnecessary duplication between the activities of the Commonwealth and other levels of government; identify

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30.07.2013

New Commissioner appointed to the ALRC for the Serious Invasions of Privacy Inquiry

The Australian Law Reform Commission welcomes the appointment by the Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP, of Professor Barbara McDonald as a Commissioner to lead the ALRC’s recently announced Inquiry into Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era. Professor McDonald is a Professor of Law at the University of Sydney with experience

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22.07.2013

New Commissioners appointed to the ALRC

The Australian Law Reform Commission welcomes the appointment of three new Commissioners by the Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP. Professor Barbara McDonald has been appointed for a period of one year to lead the ALRC’s Inquiry into Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era. Professor McDonald is a Professor of Law

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26.06.2013

NGO Forum on Human Rights

Rosalind Croucher, President Australia Law Reform Commission, Reducing Legal Barriers for People with Disabilities, 19 June 2013 Old Parliament House, Canberra Acknowledgment To begin, let me thank the Attorney-General’s Department for organising such an important meeting. And, especially as it such an important place in our nation’s history may I acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri peoples, who

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