05.11.2010

Panel Discussion, Melbourne, 17 November: Conduct of Lawyers in Discovery: Room for Improvement?

The Australian Law Reform Commission is currently reviewing the laws relating to discovery of documents in federal litigation and will shortly release a Consultation Paper. Please join us for an inquiring and invigorating roundtable discussion focusing on the conduct of lawyers and ethical obligations in discovery in Melbourne on 17 November 2010.

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04.11.2010

Opening Up the Conversation | Gov 2.0 Conference

Presentation by Sabina Wynn (Executive Director) and Marie-Claire Muir (Web Manager) of the ALRC to the Cebit Australia Gov 2.0 Conference. Canberra, 3 November 2010.Sabina Wynn:Hello, I am Sabina Wynn, Executive Director of the ALRC and this is Marie Claire Muir, the ALRC’s Website Manager and what we are going to be talking to you

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03.11.2010

Three part-time Commissioners appointed to the ALRC

The ALRC welcomes  the re-appointment of Justice Berna Collier to the ALRC for a further period of three years, along with the appointment of two new part-time Commissioners specifically for the current Inquiry into Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts, the Honourable Justice Arthur Emmett and the Honourable Justice Bruce Lander—both for a period of

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15.10.2010

Annual Report 2009-2010 (ALRC Report 113)

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

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01.10.2010

The ALRC congratulates Tony McAvoy, winner of the inaugural Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year

Attorney-General, Robert McClelland, has awarded Tony McAvoy the inaugural Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year at the 5th National Indigenous Legal Conference in Canberra. The Government established the award to recognise outstanding Indigenous lawyers who have made a special contribution to the rights of Indigenous people or who have an exceptional commitment to providing legal

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09.09.2010

The Relationship Between the Judiciary and Law Reform Bodies

Justice Susan Kenny, Federal Court of Australia, Part-time Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission, addressing the Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference (ALRAC) in Brisbane.9 September 2010The relationship between the judiciary and law reform agencies has many dimensions.  Even the assertion that there is a relationship provokes the questions—when? where? between whom specifically? Are we speaking about

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09.09.2010

Relationships with other law reformers — joint law reform projects

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, addressing the Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference (ALRAC) in Brisbane.9 September 2010I have been to Brisbane several times over the past two years, for consultations, conferences and the like. Each time I have been moved by the welcome to country. This morning’s welcome by Songwoman Maroochy of

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30.07.2010

Celebrating Women in the Judiciary

Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales, 29 July 2010, Keynote address by Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission. Justice Jane Matthews, Patron of this honourable association; Mary Snell, Madame President; Attorney-General; Your Honours and very Honourable Mesdames! Twenty New South Welshwomen appointed to the bench in the past two years. What an

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21.05.2010

Occasional Address, University of Southern Queensland Graduation

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President, Australian Law Reform Commission, 21 May 2010 at Sydney Olympic Park Introduction Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, graduands, family and friends, it is a great pleasure to be here tonight. I was last in this precinct for the opening of the Sydney Olympic Games, singing with a thousand (and more) keen choristers from all

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17.01.2010

Annual Reports 1999-2009

The Australian Law Reform Commission has produced annual reports since 1975. The following Annual Reports are available online:ALRC 113 Annual Report 2009-2010ALRC 110 Annual Report 2008-2009ALRC 109 Annual Report 2007-2008ALRC 106 Annual Report 2006-2007ALRC 105 Annual Report 2006ALRC 101 Annual Report 2005ALRC 100 Annual Report 2004ALRC 97 Annual Report 2003ALRC 94 Annual Report 2002ALRC 93

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