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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03.03.2011

Final submission to the inquiry into the Australian Law Reform Commission

Submitted 3 March 2011. This is the ALRC’s second and final submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee inquiry into the ALRC.  View the first background submission >> Find out more about the Senate Committee Inquiry into the ALRC >>  

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08.02.2011

Subscribe to the ALRC Brief

The ALRC Brief covers general news from the Commission, including updates on current inquiries, implementation of past reports, job vacancies and the ALRC intern program. The ALRC Brief will be emailed to subscribers three to four times a year.View all editions of the ALRC Brief published to date.Subscribe to the ALRC Brief

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30.01.2011

Submissions received in Discovery Inquiry now available on the ALRC’s website

In the interests of greater transparency and communication, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has committed to publishing on its website the submissions received as part of its current Inquiry into Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts. View submissions to the Discovery Inquiry >> This is a new step for the ALRC as previously the

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28.01.2011

Podcast: Lucinda O’Dwyer and Catherine Farrell discuss their experiences as ALRC interns

Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission, in conversation with two interns from the 2011 summer program, Lucinda O’Dwyer and Catherine Farrell, both JD students, one with the University of Melbourne, and the other at Monash University. This podcast aims to provide insight into how the internships work at the Australian Law Reform

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23.12.2010

First submission to the inquiry into the Australian Law Reform Commission

On 23 November 2010 the Senate referred an inquiry into the Australian Law Reform Commission to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee. The Inquiry considers: the ALRC’s role, governance arrangements and statutory responsibilities;  the adequacy of ALRC staffing and resources to meet its objectives;  best practice examples of like organisations interstate and overseas;  the appropriate

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19.11.2010

Winners of the 2010 Kirby Cup Law Reform Competition announced

The ALRC is pleased to announced that this year’s winning entry in the Kirby Cup Law Reform Competition is from Monash University law students, Israel Cowen and Adam Delacorn. This winning entry was chosen from five other finalists. President Professor Rosalind Croucher said, ‘this year the entrants in the Kirby Cup competition had to look

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11.11.2010

Launch of the Family Violence Report

Speech by ALRC President, Professor Rosalind Croucher, at the launch of the Final Report for the Family Violence Inquiry Introduction and welcome Attorney-General Robert McClelland Attorney-General John Hatzistergos Chairman, NSWLRC, the Hon James Wood NSWLRC Commissioner, Professor Emerita Hilary Astor Magistrate Anne Goldsbrough (ALRC part-time Commissioner, Family Violence inquiry), His Honour Judge Kevin O’Connor, (NSWLRC

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