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Consultation Documentation

02.10.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (DP 78 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper. It is designed specifically with stakeholders in mind, acknowledging the substantial involvement of many in the Inquiry to date, and the familiarity with the issues as set out in the Issues Paper released in May

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02.10.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (DP 78)

This Discussion Paper commences the second stage in the consultation processes in this inquiry into Commonwealth legal barriers to older persons participating in the workforce or other productive work. It highlights ALRC thinking to date and puts forward proposals for law reform in the areas of recruitment and employment, work health and safety, insurance, social security,

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20.08.2012

Copyright and the Digital Economy (IP 42)

This Issues Paper is the first formal publication of the Inquiry, intended to help frame discussion and encourage public consultation at an early stage. It provides background information about copyright in the digital environment, highlights the issues so far identified in preliminary research and consultations, and outlines the principles that will shape the ALRC’s proposals

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01.05.2012

Grey Areas—Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (IP 41)

This Issues Paper was released on 1 May 2012 to form a basis for consultation for the Age Barriers to Work Inquiry. It is intended to encourage informed community participation in the Inquiry by providing some background information and highlighting the issues so far identified by the ALRC as relevant with respect to each of

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17.11.2011

Responses to ALRC National Classification Scheme Review Issues Paper (IP40) – graphical representation of submissions

Compiled by Professor Terry Flew, ALRC Commissioner. This report provides an overview of responses to the Classification Review Issues Paper using text analytics software. (This document was published in two stages. Analysis of Questions 1-3, 12, 16 and 24-25 were published in November 2011. The remainder were added in February 2012.)

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29.09.2011

National Classification Scheme Review (DP 77)

This Discussion Paper was released on 30 September 2011. Submissions closed on Friday 18 November 2011. The ALRC has also produced a Discussion Paper Summary, which provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions, and is designed for stakeholders who already have a considerable understanding of the various issues in focus.

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29.09.2011

National Classification Scheme Review (DP 77 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper. The full Discussion Paper, National Classification Scheme Review (DP 77), sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis

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18.08.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper.The full Discussion Paper, Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76), sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis

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18.08.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76)

Proposals in the Discussion Paper focus around the issues of Social Security, Child Support and Family Assistance, Income Management, Employment, Superannuation and Migration. The Discussion Paper  sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis and discussion of stakeholder views and

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20.05.2011

National Classification Scheme Review (IP 40)

This Issues Paper was released on 20 May 2011.  The Issues Paper National Classification Scheme Review has been developed in response to the request from the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon. Robert McClelland MP, to the ALRC to inquire and report on the framework for the classification of media content in Australia, based on the

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