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01.05.2012

Age barriers to work e-news | Issue 3

Issue 3 | 1 May 2012  View original format Issues Paper released! We are delighted to release today the Issues Paper for the Age Barriers to Work Inquiry — Grey Areas: Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC IP 41). This Issues Paper forms a basis for consultation. It provides background information and highlights

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16.04.2012

Age barriers to work e-news | Issue 2

Issue 2 | 11 April 2012  View original format Month in summary Since the Terms of Reference were announced last month, the team has been conducting its own research as well as a round of initial consultations with a number of major stakeholders including government departments and agencies, seniors’ groups, peak industry bodies and academics.

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29.03.2012

Copyright Inquiry e-news | Draft Terms of Reference

Issue 1 | 30 March 2012  View original format A-G releases draft Terms of Reference for public comment The Attorney-General today released for public comment draft terms of reference (TOR) for the ALRC inquiry into the operation of copyright exceptions in the digital environment. From the Attorney-General’s media release:   Attorney-General Nicola Roxon said the ALRC

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13.03.2012

Age barriers to work e-news | Welcome to the Inquiry

Issue 1 | 13 March 2012  View original format Terms of Reference announced Today the ALRC commenced a new inquiry into legal barriers to mature age persons participating in the workforce—namely for people aged 45 years and over. Under the Terms of Reference, the ALRC is to identify these barriers and consider reforms to address

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01.03.2012

Classification e-news | Final Report tabled today

Issue 12 | 1 March 2012   View original format Final Report tabled today! The Final Report for the National Classification Scheme Review, Classification—Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC Report 118), was tabled in Parliament today.  It is now publicly available for viewing, download or purchase. A smaller Summary Report is also available. The report

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27.02.2012

Classification e-news | Final Report delivered!

Issue 11 | 28 February 2012   View original format Final Report delivered! This afternoon, the Classification team delivered its Final Report on the Review of the National Classification Scheme to the Attorney-General. Under the ALRC Act, the Attorney-General now has 15 Parliamentary sitting days in which to table the Report. Until it is tabled,

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09.02.2012

ALRC Brief | February 2012

View original e-newsletter format >> It’s been a massive week for the ALRC, with one Final Report tabled and launched, the Commissioner for the upcoming Copyright Inquiry announced, and a part-time Commissioner appointed for a second new inquiry – Age Barriers to Work. Commonwealth Family Violence On 8 February 2012, we released our second report

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08.02.2012

Family violence & Commonwealth laws e-news | February 2012

Issue 11 | 8 February 2012  View original format Final Report now available! We are very happy to announce that the Final Report for this Inquiry, Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC 117, 2011), was tabled in Parliament yesterday and launched by the Attorney-General, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, today, and is now

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16.12.2011

Family violence & Commonwealth laws e-news | December 2011

Issue 10 | 16 December 2011  View original format Final Report delivered! On 30 November, the Family Violence and Commonwealth Laws team delivered its Final Report to the Attorney-General. Under the ALRC Act, the Attorney-General now has 15 Parliamentary sitting days in which to table the Report. Until it is tabled, the Report is under

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28.10.2011

Family violence & Commonwealth laws e-news | October

Issue 9 | 28 October 2011  View original format Month in summary Firstly, we would like to thank all our stakeholders who made submissions in response to the Discussion Paper.  We received over 80 formal responses to the DP, which brings us to a total of over 160 submissions to the Inquiry. The public submissions

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