Publications

Final Report

04.06.2015

Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC Report 126)

This Report marks the first major review of ‘connection’ in native title claims—central to native title determinations—since the introduction of the Native Title Act. The Report also examines authorisation of persons bringing native title claims and joinder of parties, and includes 30 recommendations for reform.

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03.06.2015

Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC 126 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (ALRC Report 126), tabled on 4 June 2015.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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24.11.2014

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124)

This Inquiry examined laws and legal frameworks within the Commonwealth jurisdiction that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability as persons before the law and their ability to exercise legal capacity.

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23.11.2014

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 124 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124), tabled on 24 November 2014.This publication is available for purchase in book format.We have also produced an EASY ENGLISH version of this Summary Report.

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03.09.2014

Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (ALRC Report 123)

In this Inquiry the ALRC was asked to design a statutory cause of action for serious invasions of privacy, and also to consider other innovative ways in which law may reduce serious invasions of privacy in the digital era.This final report was tabled on 3 September 2014.A Summary Report is also available.

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03.09.2014

Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (ALRC 123 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (ALRC Report 123), tabled on 3 September 2014.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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13.02.2014

Copyright and the Digital Economy (ALRC Report 122)

The ALRC was asked to consider whether the current exceptions and statutory licences in the Copyright Act are adequate and appropriate in the digital era. The Report, tabled on 13 February 2014, is the result of an 18-month Inquiry during which the ALRC produced two consultation documents, undertook 109 consultations and received 870 submissions.The Report contains

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13.02.2014

Copyright and the Digital Economy (ALRC 122 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Copyright and the Digital Economy (ALRC Report 122), tabled on 13 February 2014.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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30.05.2013

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 120 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120), tabled on 30 May 2013.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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30.05.2013

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120)

Access All Ages—Older Workers and Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 120) was tabled on 30 May 2013. The ALRC ‘Age Barriers to Work’ inquiry arose out of concerns about the implications of an ageing population and the recognition that expanding the workforce participation of older Australians may go some way to meeting such concerns. The ALRC was

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