12.10.2011

Annual Report 2010-2011 (ALRC Report 116)

Open publication  An html version of the Annual Report can be accessed using the menu on the right.

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22.09.2011

Reforming law reform: summing up

 Speech by the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG* at the Conference on Law Reform on Hong Kong: Does it Need Reform? The University of Hong Kong, Deparmtent of Law, 17 September 2011Of teddy bears and whiskyAt the end of an intensive day symposium on law reform in Hong Kong, we will depart with a vivid

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22.09.2011

Changing fashions and enduring values in law reform

Speech by the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG* at the Conference on Law Reform on Hong Kong: Does it Need Reform? The University of Hong Kong, Deparmtent of Law, 17 September 2011Law reform in Hong Kong: contextI congratulate the University of Hong Kong on its centenary. I pay respects to the people of China on

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08.07.2011

Senate Inquiry into the ALRC – Government’s Response now available

On 23 November 2010 the Senate referred an inquiry into the Australian Law Reform Commission to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee.

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15.06.2011

Jennifer Ruiz – interning at the ALRC

In May/June 2011 the ALRC was fortunate to have a legal intern from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Jennifer Ruiz, who was sponsored to spend five weeks with us. Jennifer also completed a BA in Political Science at the Florida International University and has worked as a judicial intern at the Court of Special Appeals

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06.06.2011

ALRC wins Annual Report Award

On 2 June 2011, the Institute of Public Administration Australia (ACT Division) held its yearly Annual Report Awards ceremony. The Australian Law Reform Commission won a Bronze Award in the CAC Act Online Category, for its 2009-2010 Annual Report. It is the second award for the Commission in this category. ALRC President, Professor Rosalind Croucher,

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18.05.2011

ALRC President Professor Croucher is interviewed by Australia Talks on Family Violence laws

ALRC President Professor Croucher is interviewed on Family Violence laws with other guests Patrick Parkinson Professor of Law, University of Sydney, Special Counsel to Watts McCray Lawyers and former Chairperson of the Family Law Council Samantha Page Executive Director, Family Relationship Services Australia Heather Nancarrow Director, the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research

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16.05.2011

ALRC President Rosalind Croucher interviewed by Radio Atticus

ALRC President Rosalind Croucher was interviewed by Radio Atticus about the effects of the recent budget cuts on the ALRC and its operations. Listen to the interview >>

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29.04.2011

ALRC Office Re-location

The Australian Law Reform Commission has moved its offices to new premises at: Level 40, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place, Sydney, 2001. All other contact details remain the same including phone and fax lines, and PO Box address. The ALRC will be offline from 1pm on Friday 29 April until 1pm on Monday 2 May.

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20.04.2011

Professor Terry Flew appointed as ALRC Commissioner for the National Classification Scheme Review

The ALRC welcomes the appointment of Professor Terry Flew as Commissioner in charge of its National Classification Scheme Review. Professor Flew is currently Professor of Media and Communication in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology, and joins the ALRC for the duration of this inquiry. Professor Flew is a prolific author in

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