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Discovery e-news | Issue 1

Welcome to the inquiry The 2009 Report of the Access to Justice Taskforce, A Strategic Framework for Access to Justice in the Federal Civil Justice System, considered barriers to justice in relation to court-based dispute resolution and noted the high and often disproportionate cost of discovery.  The reference of this inquiry to the ALRC is

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FVI e-newsletter – June 2010

Breaking news – extension granted for submissions to 25 June! We are delighted to be able to tell you all that just today we have been granted an extension in the reporting date for the Family Violence inquiry, including a three-week extension for stakeholders to put in submissions. This is excellent news! The Attorney-General, the Hon

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FVI e-newsletter – May 2010

Consultation documents released!The ALRC and NSWLRC are pleased to announce the release of the Consultation Paper for this inquiry, Family Violence—Improving Legal Frameworks (ALRC CP1). You can request a copy on CDROM from the ALRC, or access it in PDF and RTF formats via the ALRC website. Printed copies will be available in mid May

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FVI e-newsletter – April 2010

Consultation Paper to be released late April The Consultation Paper for the Family Violence Inquiry will be released late April. It will be available on CDROM, as a PDF (via the ALRC website) and in HTML (via the AustLII website). A hard copy of the report will be available soon after. Given the importance of

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FVI e-newsletter – February 2010

This month in summary The Commission is deep in writing mode this month, with the release of the Consultation Paper planned for late April. But we have still managed to fit in some further excellent consultations. In particular, we had a second roundtable discussion with the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse, one of the

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FVI e-newsletter – January 2010

This month in summary With only a short break between Christmas and New Year, the ALRC Family Violence team is now in writing mode, drawing together all the material gathered so far. There are still some initial consultations to do, but for the most part it will be writing, writing, writing, till the end of

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FVI e-newsletter – December 2009

This month in summary Welcome to the second monthly ALRC Family Violence e-newsletter. Over the last month, we have been extremely busy continuing our consultations and research and have very much appreciated the contributions that many of you have made to our thinking to date.  In response to the ‘Issue in Focus’ last month—on vulnerable

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FVI e-newsletter – November 2009

Mapping out a new process for the Family Violence Inquiry Welcome to the first Family Violence Inquiry (FVI) e-newsletter! This is a new initiative for the ALRC and is a way of keeping you up to date with our inquiry progress on a monthly basis. With the tight timeframe to meet our reporting deadline of

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