Publications

Final Report

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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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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