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ALRC Brief | June 2012

View original e-newsletter format >> International outreach This month has seen the ALRC reaching out to some of its international counterparts in the Commonwealth and Asia Pacific region, through a process of professional development and information sharing. We were delighted to host Kaisarina Salesa, Senior Legal Analyst, with the Samoa Law Reform Commission, for a

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Age barriers to work e-news | Issue 4

Issue 4 | 1 June 2012  View original format Month in summary Since the release of the Issues Paper on 1 May the team has been busy consulting with stakeholders across Australia—in Perth, Melbourne, and Sydney. ALRC President Professor Rosalind Croucher gave a presentation about the Age Barriers Inquiry to the Diversity Council of Australia

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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