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06.11.2013

Invasions of Privacy enews | Issue 3 | Submissions due Monday!

Issue 3 | 6 November 2013.  View original format.Reminder: Submissions due Monday!The submission period has flown by! We want to remind you that submissions are due on 11 November.During this time we’ve been carrying out consultations with a range of government organisations, media outlets, social media companies, NGOs and special interest groups in Melbourne, Canberra

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07.10.2013

Invasions of Privacy enews | Issue 2 | Issues Paper released!

Issue 2 | 8 October 2013.  View original format.Issues Paper released!We are happy to announce the release of the Issues Paper for this Inquiry, Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (IP 43).IP 43 is the first formal publication of this Inquiry, intended to help frame discussion and encourage public consultation at an early stage. The Issues Paper

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03.10.2013

Native Title Inquiry | Issue 1 | Welcome to the Inquiry

Issue 1 | 3 October 2013.  View original format.In August 2013, the ALRC received a reference for an inquiry into Commonwealth native title laws and legal frameworks. It is an honour to lead the review of the Native Title Act 1993, ably supported by the team at the ALRC. My appointment is a chance to further develop ideas

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26.09.2013

Disability enews | Issue 2 | Save the Date!

Issue 2 | 26 September 2013.  View original format. What we’ve been up to Since our last e-news the team have been busy with research and consultations. We have met with a range of stakeholders in Sydney and Melbourne, and have spoken with others across Australia by telephone. In October and November the team travel to

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03.09.2013

Invasions of Privacy enews | Issue 1 | Welcome to the Inquiry

Issue 1 | 3 September 2013.  View original format.Welcome to the InquiryWelcome to the first enewsletter for the Invasions of Privacy Inquiry.I am very honoured to have been asked to lead the Inquiry into how the law should redress serious invasions of privacy in the digital age.  It is an enormous challenge but we are fortunate

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24.07.2013

Disability enews | Issue 1 | Welcome to the Inquiry

Issue 1 | 24 July 2013.  View original format.Welcome to the InquiryWelcome to the first e-newsletter for our Inquiry into whether Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability as persons before the law and their ability to exercise legal capacity. We are excited to be working on such

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24.06.2013

Copyright enews | Issue 8 | Online discussion – what is fair?

Issue 8 | 24 June 2013.  View original format.Online discussion – what is fair?A key proposal in the Discussion Paper released on 5 June 2013 was the introduction of a broad, flexible exception for fair use of copyright material (see Chapter 4 – The Case for Fair Use in Australia). This would allow people to use

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05.06.2013

Copyright enews | Issue 7 | Discussion Paper released!

Issue 7 | 5 June 2013.  View original format. It’s here! Discussion Paper now available The Copyright and the Digital Economy Discussion Paper is now available, marking the second phase of broad public consultation for this Inquiry. The Discussion Paper contains 42 questions and proposals regarding reform of the Copyright Act, including the introduction of a

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24.04.2013

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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25.01.2013

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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