Publications

Issues / Background Paper

09.10.2006

Review of Privacy (IP 31)

The ALRC released IP 31 on 9 October 2006, seeking stakeholder feedback on 142 questions. View IP 31 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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20.03.2006

Review of Sedition Laws (IP 30)

IP 30 (released 20 March 2006) is the first consultation document produced during the course of the Sedition Inquiry.View IP 30 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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15.01.2005

Sentencing of Federal Offenders (IP 29)

IP 29 was released in January 2005 – the first consultation document produced during the course of this Inquiry.View IP 29 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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15.12.2004

Review of the Uniform Evidence Acts 1995 (IP 28)

IP 28 was released by the ALRC in December 2004, the first of two consultation documents produced during the inquiry.View IP 28 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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19.07.2003

Protecting of Classified and Security Sensitive Information (BP 8)

In July 2003, the ALRC released background paper BP 8, which outlined the issues under consideration.View BP 8 in HTML on the AustLII webiste.

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16.07.2003

Gene Patenting and Human Health (IP 27)

The ALRC released an Issues Paper, Gene Patenting and Human Health (IP 27) in July 2003, which defined the scope of the inquiry and outlined questions for discussion.A further consultation paper of the same name ( DP 68) was released in March 2004. View IP 27 in HTMLon the AustLII website.

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16.11.2001

Protection of Human Genetic Information (IP 26)

The release in November 2001 of the inquiry’s Issues Paper—Protection of Human Genetic Information (IP 26)—signalled the start of extensive national consultations, which included public meetings in every State and Territory capital, as well as in several regional centres. The release of a Discussion Paper of the same name (DP 66) followed in August 2002.

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19.07.1998

Review of the Federal Civil Justice System (IPs 20-25)

Six Issues Papers were released in 1997 and 1998:Rethinking the Federal Civil Litigation System (IP 20);Rethinking Legal Education and Training (IP 21);Rethinking Family Law Proceedings (IP 22);Technology – What it Means for Federal Dispute Resolution (IP 23);Federal Tribunal Proceedings (IP 24); andADR: Its role in Federal Dispute Resolution (IP 25).

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19.07.1996

Speaking for Ourselves: Children and the Legal Process (IP 18)

Speaking for Ourselves: Children and the Legal Process (IP 18) was released in 1996 (along with Speaking for Ourselves: Children and the Legal Process – Kids Issues Paper (IP 17).View IP 18 in HTMLon the AustLII website.

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19.07.1996

Review of the Archives Act 1983 (IP 19)

An Issues Paper was released in 1996, titled Review of the Archives Act 1983 (IP 19).The paper is divided into two parts. Part 1 outlines briefly the history of record keeping and of the development of archival institutions and legislation in Australia and other countries. It also raises issues as to the scope and objectives

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