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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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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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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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