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.

27.01.2016

ALRC submission to Senate inquiry into ‘revenge porn’

Ms Sophie DunstoneCommittee SecretarySenate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional AffairsPO Box 6100Parliament HouseCanberra ACT 260014 January 2016Dear Ms Dunstone,Submission to inquiry into so-called ‘revenge porn’The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the inquiry being conducted by the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs into so-called

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14.01.2016

ALRC submission to Senate inquiry into ‘revenge porn’

Ms Sophie DunstoneCommittee SecretarySenate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional AffairsPO Box 6100Parliament HouseCanberra ACT 260014 January 2016Dear Ms Dunstone,Submission to inquiry into so-called ‘revenge porn’The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the inquiry being conducted by the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs into so-called

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10.12.2015

40th anniversary celebration

On 23 October 2015 the ALRC celebrated its 40th anniversary at an event in the Federal Court, where it also launched the ‘40 Years of Law Reform timeline’. A video of launch highlights, transcripts of speeches and a selection of photographs are now available online. The ALRC created an online timeline of photographs, documents, interviews

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08.12.2015

FORTY YEARS ON – LESSONS OF THE ALRC

 AUSTRALIAN LAW REFORM COMMISSIONFORTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONLAW COURTS SYDNEY, AUSTRLAIA 23 OCTOBER 2015The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG*WITH HONOUR, PRAISE & REFLECTIONChief Justice, Attorney General, Uncle Chicka, former colleagues in the ALRC, Your Honours, judges past and present, fellow citizens. Thank you very much, Chief Justice, for your very welcome, typically thoughtful, remarks on this important

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06.11.2015

ALRC submission to Senate inquiry regarding the Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Another Act Amendment Bill 2015

Committee ChairMs Leanne Donaldson MPCommunities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention CommitteeParliament HouseGeorge StreetBrisbane Qld  40006 November 2015Dear Ms Donaldson,Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Another Act Amendment Bill  2015The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee

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14.08.2015

ALRC submission to VLRC inquiry into the Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial Process

The Hon P D Cummins AMChairVictorian Law Reform CommissionGPO Box 4637Melbourne, Victoria 300114 August 2015Dear Chair,ALRC Submission: The Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial ProcessI refer to your invitation for submissions on the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s consultation paper The Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial Process (the VLRC

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12.08.2015

Submission to Senate Inquiry into Remedies for the Serious Invasion of Privacy in NSW

Committee ChairThe Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones MLCNSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Law and JusticeParliament HouseMacquarie Street12 August 2015Dear Ms Maclaren-Jones,Submission to Inquiry into Remedies for the Serious Invasion of Privacy in New South WalesThe Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to this Inquiry into remedies for the serious invasion

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03.08.2015

Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Interim Report 127)

This is the 2nd consultation document for the ‘Freedoms’ Inquiry. The Terms of Reference list 19 rights, freedoms and privileges to consider.

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