Presenter

Phoebe Tapley

Legal Officer

Phoebe joined the ALRC in February 2019 as Research Associate and Associate to the Hon Justice Sarah Derrington, President of the ALRC. Phoebe has been a Legal Officer since February 2020.

During her time at the ALRC, Phoebe has contributed to the following inquiries:

  • Family Law
  • Religious Exemptions to Anti-discrimination Law
  • Corporate Crime
  • Future of Law Reform
  • Financial Services

Phoebe joined the ALRC shortly after completing her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) at Monash University in 2018. Before joining the ALRC, Phoebe volunteered with two community legal centres and was involved in community engagement and advocacy work with a youth-led NGO.

10.09.2020

Sentencing Corporations: Can the Punishment Fit the Crime?

ALRC report calls for greater creativity and flexibility in corporate sentencing.

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03.09.2020

Corporate Criminal Responsibility Podcast Series

In this podcast series you will hear from several members of the Australian Law Reform Commission team discussing key issues raised in the Corporate Criminal Responsibility Final Report.
Each of the short interviews will unpack the current landscape and the final recommendations made by the ALRC.

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20.12.2019

Dignity and the Future of Family Law

In December 2019 Principal Legal Officer Micheil Paton and Legal Officer Phoebe Tapley were published in the Griffith Journal of Law and Human Dignity analysing aspects of the ALRC’s Family Law Inquiry report through the lens of “human dignity”. Read the Journal article.

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18.12.2019

Strengthening Sentencing Processes and Outcomes for Corporations

When sentencing an offender key objectives include: denouncing the conduct of the offender; ensuring that the offender is punished justly for the offence; deterring the offender and others from committing the same or similar offences; promoting the rehabilitation of the offender; protecting the community by limiting the capacity of the offender to re-offend; and promoting

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15.05.2019

Thinking big: The Australian Constitution as a law reform project

As part of the ALRC’s Where next for law reform? project the ALRC is encouraging Australians to think big. Arguably the most significant law reform initiative would be to revise the constitution. We have prepared a short paper to start the conversation.

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