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Copyright enews | Issue 6 | Save the date

Issue 6 | 24 April 2013.  View original format. Save the date–for Discussion Paper submissions This month the Copyright team is busy writing, preparing to release a Discussion Paper (DP)—the second consultation document for the Copyright and the Ditgital Ecomony inquiry. We expect to have the full DP up on the ALRC website by Tuesday 4 June,

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Copyright enews | Issue 5

Issue 5 | January 2013.  View original format. Submissions Happy new year to our copyright subscribers! At final count, the ALRC received 283 public submissions in response to the Issues Paper (released 20 August 2012), and each is published on the ALRC website. We are very grateful to stakeholders for their generosity and time in responding to

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ALRC Brief | December 2012

Message from the President Download or listen to audio >> See transcript. New Commissioners We are delighted to welcome two new part-time Commissioners, Federal Court Justice John Middleton and Justice Nye Perram, to the ALRC. The Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Nicola Roxon, announced the appointments on 12 December 2012. See ALRC media release >> Inquiry update

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Copyright enews | Issue 4

Issue 4 | 19 October 2012  View original format.Month in summaryThe ALRC Copyright team, while awaiting submissions in response to the Issues Paper released on 20 August, has been continuing with research into the areas identified. During that time, there have been some developments on the copyright scene with two reports about copyright and the Australian economy

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Age barriers to work enews | Issue 6

Issue 6 | 2 October 2012  View original format“Grey Areas” Discussion Paper releasedThe ALRC has today released its Discussion Paper—Grey Areas: Age Barriers to Work in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC DP 78, 2012). The Paper highlights ALRC thinking to date and puts forward proposals for law reform in the areas of recruitment and employment, work health and safety,

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ALRC Brief | August 2012

View original e-newsletter format >> From the President I am delighted to report that the ALRC has once again been honoured in the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) Annual Report Awards, winning a Bronze Award for our hard copy report for 2010–11. This is the third consecutive year that we have been selected for an

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Copyright enews | Issue 3 | Issues Paper released!

Issue 3 | 20 August 2012  View original format.Copyright and the Digital Economy – Issues Paper and call for subsWe are happy to announce today the release of the Issues Paper for this Inquiry, Copyright and the Digital Economy (IP 42).This Issues Paper is the first formal publication of the Inquiry, intended to help frame discussion and encourage public consultation

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Age barriers to work enews | Issue 5

Issue 5 | 8 August 2012  View original format Month in summary Since the last e-newsletter, the Age Barriers team have been busy with a further round of consultations —in Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart— as well as reading and analysing submissions received in response to the Grey Areas Issues Paper (not, as Associate Professor Rimmer quipped on Twitter, to

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Copyright Inquiry e-news | Terms of Reference received

Issue 2 | 29 June 2012  View original formatWelcome to the Inquiryfrom Professor Jill McKeoughLast month I joined the ALRC as the Commissioner in Charge of the Copyright Inquiry, taking leave from my role as Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney. The Terms of Reference we received today set an

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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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