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.

07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Indigenous Peoples

This information sheet discusses the Commonwealth Family Violence Inquiry and briefly outlines some of the ALRC’s key recommendations aimed at better protecting the safety of Indigenous peoples who are experiencing family violence.

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07.02.2012

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

This information sheet discusses the Commonwealth Family Violence Inquiry and briefly outlines some of the ALRC’s key recommendations aimed at better protecting the safety of people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities who are experiencing family violence.

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17.11.2011

Responses to ALRC National Classification Scheme Review Issues Paper (IP40) – graphical representation of submissions

Compiled by Professor Terry Flew, ALRC Commissioner. This report provides an overview of responses to the Classification Review Issues Paper using text analytics software. (This document was published in two stages. Analysis of Questions 1-3, 12, 16 and 24-25 were published in November 2011. The remainder were added in February 2012.)

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12.10.2011

Annual Report 2010-2011 (ALRC Report 116)

Open publication  An html version of the Annual Report can be accessed using the menu on the right.

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29.09.2011

National Classification Scheme Review (DP 77)

This Discussion Paper was released on 30 September 2011. Submissions closed on Friday 18 November 2011. The ALRC has also produced a Discussion Paper Summary, which provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions, and is designed for stakeholders who already have a considerable understanding of the various issues in focus.

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29.09.2011

National Classification Scheme Review (DP 77 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper. The full Discussion Paper, National Classification Scheme Review (DP 77), sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis

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26.09.2011

Succession Law Reform in NSW – 2011 update

Speech by Rosalind F Croucher*, Succession Law Conference, Blue Mountains Annual Law Conference, 17 September 2011 Succession law reform update 2011 1. IntroductionLast year I had the chance to speak at this conference about the implementation of the uniform succession laws project, driven by a National Committee. Rather than do an ‘update on an update’,

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18.08.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76 Summary)

This Discussion Paper Summary provides an overview of the policy framework and the proposals and questions contained in the full Discussion Paper.The full Discussion Paper, Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76), sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis

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18.08.2011

Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws (DP 76)

Proposals in the Discussion Paper focus around the issues of Social Security, Child Support and Family Assistance, Income Management, Employment, Superannuation and Migration. The Discussion Paper  sets out in detail the issues raised by the Terms of Reference, the research behind the proposals and questions and a thorough analysis and discussion of stakeholder views and

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12.08.2011

Submission to the Inquiry into International Child Abduction to and from Australia

Inquiry of the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs12 August 2011The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to comment in relation to the Inquiry into International Child Abduction to and from Australia.The ALRC has considered the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Convention) and the Family Law

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