International Outreach

On 13 August 2014, the ALRC welcomed Dr Dae-Ho Hyeon, and two of his colleagues, from the Korean Legislation Research Institute, a government-funded research institute under the Korean Prime Minister’s Office, to discuss areas of reform of the Australian legislative and judicial systems in general, as well as other subjects of mutual interest.

On 1 December 2014, the ALRC met with three Government officials from the Ministry of Government Legislation, Republic of Korea, to discuss ALRC research processes and procedures and specifically the effect of ALRC recommendations and the acceptance rate for ALRC recommendations.

In February 2015, the ALRC hosted Jessica Uguccioni, a Legal Officer from the Law Commission for England and Wales, who joined us for two months on secondment.

On 6 March 2015, the ALRC welcomed a delegation from Beijing Zhicheng Law Firm to discuss the law reform process.

On 19 March 2015, the ALRC met with Judges of the China Supreme People’s Court. This study visit is part of the Australian–China Human Rights Technical Cooperation Program (HRTC).

On 30 June 2015 the ALRC met with three directors from the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) in the Republic of Korea to discuss human rights protections and the law reform process.