Publications

Consultation Documentation

10.03.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Child Support and Family Assistance (IP 38)

This is the third of four Issues Papers released for the Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws Inquiry. Submissions closed on 21 April 2011. Please contact Sara Peel if you wish to make a late submission. The Issues Paper Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Child Support and Family Assistance deals with the treatment of family violence in child

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28.02.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Immigration Law (IP 37)

The Issues Paper Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Immigration Law deals with the treatment of family violence in the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) and the Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth). This Issues Paper was updated on 2 March 2011 to take into account the Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection) Bill 2011 (Cth). Submissions closed on 12 April. Please

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22.02.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws – Employment and Superannuation Law (IP 36)

This is the first of four Issues Papers released for the Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws Inquiry. 

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14.11.2010

Discovery in Federal Courts (ALRC CP 2)

This Consultation Paper was released on 15 November 2010. It reflects the law as at 31 October 2010.

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02.07.2010

Family Violence – Improving Legal Frameworks (CP 1)

Family Violence—Improving Legal Frameworks (CP 1) was released on 29 April 2010.The Consultation Paper is arranged in five Parts: an introductory section, followed by parts dividing up the subject areas of the Terms of Reference as providing the lens through which the interaction issues are considered.A shorter Summary of the this paper (ALRC CPS 1)

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21.06.2010

Family Violence—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC CPS 1)

This document is a summary of the much larger Consultation Paper (ALRC CP1) and is intended to enable more immediate access to the questions and proposals contained in the Consultation Paper. The two documents were released simultaneously, on 29 April 2010.

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14.08.2009

Royal Commissions and Official Inquiries (DP 75)

This Discussion Paper, the second consultation document produced during this Inquiry, contains a detailed treatment of the issues. It reflects the views of the stakeholders with whom the Commission had so far consulted and indicates the ALRC’s thinking in the form of specific proposals for reform. View DP 75 in HTML on the AustLII website

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25.04.2009

Review of Secrecy Laws (DP 74)

This Discussion Paper contains a more detailed treatment of the issues raised in the Issues Paper (IP 34) and indicates the Inquiry’s thinking in the form of specific reform proposals.DP 74 is divided into 15 chapters. Proposals for reform are not spread evenly throughout. The early chapters provide mainly contextual or background material, which does not

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15.04.2009

Review of the Royal Commissions Act (IP 35)

This Issues Paper is the first consultation document produced during the course of the Royal Commissions Inquiry. It identifies the main issues relevant to the Inquiry, provides background information and encourages informed community participation. View IP 35 in html on the AustLII website

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15.02.2009

Review of Secrecy Laws: Inquiry Snapshot

To facilitate communication about the nature and focus of this Inquiry the ALRC released an overview document, Review of Secrecy Laws—Inquiry Snapshot, in February 2009.Itis written in plain language and provides a ready access to information about the Inquiry and is available online as a virtual document.

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