Publications

Final Report

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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29.02.2012

Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118)

The Final Report Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118) was tabled on 1 March 2012. It contains 57 recommendations for reform. The ALRC has also published a smaller Summary Report.This publication is also available for free as an EPUB for use in mobile devices. (What is an Epub?)This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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29.02.2012

Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC 118 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118), tabled on 1 March 2012.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC Report 117)

Final Report Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks was tabled on 7 February 2012. It contains 102 recommendations for reform. This Final Report comprises 22 chapters divided into seven parts, A–G: Part A—Common Threads (Chapters 1–4) Part B—Social Security (Chapters 5–9) Part C—Income Management (Chapter 10) Part D—Child Support and Family Assistance (Chapters 11–13) Part

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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC 117 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC Report 117), tabled on 7 February 2012.This publication is also available for free as an EPUB for use in mobile devices. (What is an Epub?)This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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25.05.2011

Managing Discovery: Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts (ALRC Report 115)

Final Report, Managing Discovery: Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts, was tabled on 25 May 2011.The Final Report comprises 380 pages. It contains 27 policy recommendations for improving the practical operation and effectiveness of discovery of documents in federal courts.The ALRC has also published a smaller Summary Report.This publication is also available for free as

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25.05.2011

Managing Discovery: Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts (ALRC 115 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Managing Discovery: Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts (ALRC Report 115), tabled in 25 May 2011.

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11.11.2010

Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 114)

Final Report Family Violence—A National Legal Response was tabled out of sitting and launched on 11 November 2010.The Final Report contains 187 recommendations for reform.This extensive report is presented in two volumes with a Summary Report.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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11.11.2010

Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC 114 Summary)

This 76-page Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the two-volume Final Report, Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 114).It offers a consideration of the framework for the reform, including a description of the development of the key principles underpinning the 187 final recommendations. The recommendations

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11.03.2010

Secrecy Laws and Open Government in Australia (ALRC Report 112)

Official secrecy has a necessary and proper province in our system of government. A surfeit of secrecy does not.On 5 August 2008, the Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Robert McClelland MP, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to conduct an Inquiry into options for ensuring a consistent approach across government to the protection of Commonwealth

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