Publications

The ALRC produces a range of publications including:

  • Inquiry Reports,
  • Consultation Documentation,
  • Information sheets, and
  • Reform Journal

The ALRC is committed to improving public access to its work and all past reports and recent consultation papers are available for free viewing and download via this website. 

Some publications are available in book format for purchase.

08.03.2012

Submission to the inquiry into Marriage Visa Classes

Inquiry of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee

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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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28.02.2012

Community Attitudes to Higher Level Media Content: Community and Reference Group Forums Conducted for the Australian Law Reform Commission

In the course of the National Classification Scheme Review, the ALRC commissioned consultants Urbis Pty Ltd to conduct a series of forums to assess community attitudes to content that falls within higher-level classification categories.  This report contains a detailed analysis of the findings of that pilot study. The ALRC gratefully acknowledges the support provided by

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28.02.2012
17.02.2012

Submission to the Fair Work Act Review Panel

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Fair Work Act Review Panel on the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). This submission draws heavily on the experience and findings in the ALRC’s Inquiry into Commonwealth laws and family violence. That Inquiry (the ‘Commonwealth Family Violence Inquiry’) culminated in

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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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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—People with Disability

Information sheet briefly outlining key recommendations in the Commonwealth Family Violence Inquiry specifically aimed at better protecting the safety of people with disability who are experiencing family violence.

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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Community

Information sheet briefly outlining key recommendations in the Commonwealth Family Violence Inquiry specifically aimed at better protecting the safety of members of the LGBTI community experiencing family violence.

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