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Hon Michael Kirby

03.12.2019

Where next for law reform? Final Report Launch

On Monday 2 December 2019, the ALRC launched the final report of the Future of Law Reform project at a well-attended and high-spirited event in the Commonwealth Law Courts building in Brisbane. President of the ALRC, Justice Sarah Derrington, outlined the origins and purposes of the project, reflecting on the ALRC’s longstanding commitment to public

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29.10.2015

Forty Years On – Lessons of the ALRC | The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG – Inaugural Chairman of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1975-84); Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996-2009).  Based on oral remarks on the 40th anniversary celebration held in the Federal Court of Australia, Sydney, on 23 October 2015.With honour, praise and reflectionChief Justice, Attorney General, Uncle Chicka, former colleagues

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08.01.2015

Michael Kirby – ‘The Originals’

To mark the ALRC’s 40th anniversary, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, foundation ALRC Chairman, recounts the early days of the Commission, and the people and personalities that bought it into being.​

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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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