24.06.2013

CHASS National Forum 2013—Civility in Australia

20 June 2013, Parliament House, Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission.[1] Sections of the CHASS National Forum 2013 are available for viewing via YouTube. Professor Croucher’s presentation begins at 11.35 mins. Themes In my contribution towards today’s forum on civility, and in this panel discussion on the ‘borders of civility’, I will focus on two themes:

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07.06.2013

ALRC Brief – June 2013

Two new inquiries announced! Internship program Inquiry update Reform roundup

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30.05.2013

The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP: speech at the launch of ‘Access All Ages’

30 May 2013, Parliament House, Canberra. I would start by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, and pay my respects to their elders, past and present. And Rosalind probably acknowledged everyone here, so I won’t do that again, but I would generally acknowledge distinguished guests. I’m very pleased to be

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08.01.2013

ALRC in the media – 2013

The ALRC monitors the media for references to the Commission and its inquiries. This list is not comprehensive and only includes online sources available to the general public. ALRC in the Media archives are available from 2009. Anti-terrorism laws a test of Attorney-General George Brandis’ commitment to freedom of speech | SMH – 31 December 2013 Restoring whose balance? | On

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17.12.2012

Message from the President, December 2012

Download or listen to audio >> Transcript Hello. This is Rosalind Croucher. I’m the President of the Australian Law Reform Commission and, as it’s approaching the end of 2012, I wanted to give a short reflection on the year and to say ‘thanks’ to a lot of people who have played such an important role

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12.12.2012

Two part-time Commissioners appointed to the ALRC

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the appointment by the Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Nicola Roxon, of Justice Middleton and Justice Perram as part-time Commissioners for a period of three years. ALRC President Professor Rosalind Croucher stated, “We are delighted to welcome Justice Middleton and Justice Perram to the ALRC, joining our current part-time

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11.12.2012

ALRC Brief – December 2012

Subscribe to receive the ALRC Brief directly in your inbox >>   Message from the President Download or listen to audio >>   See transcript.  

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27.11.2012

Podcast: ALRC intern interview – Max Bulinski

In August 2012 Max Bulinski, from the University of Michigan in the United States, joined the ALRC as a full-time intern. Max was the recipient of a Bates Fellowship, enabling him to work at the ALRC, in Sydney, for nearly 4 months. Max worked closely with the Copyright inquiry team and, in this interview, explains

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31.10.2012

Podcast: ALRC intern interview – Fritz Siregar

In August 2012 Fritz Sirega, from Indonesia, joined the ALRC as an intern. Fritz is a recipient of one of AusAID’s Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships.These scholarships are given to emerging leaders from developing countries who show great promise for giving their country a better future. As part of the scholarship, AusAID offers the scholars the opportunity to

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30.10.2012

Your Country Needs You! The Value of Academic Research to Law Reform

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, at Griffith University, Faculty of Law, Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 31 October 2012.IntroductionThank you very much for inviting me to speak today. Professor AJ Brown is very persuasive! But, as I am an academic through and through, it is always a pleasure to be back on campus, and in a law school, so I

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