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ALRC InBrief | March 2014

From the President’s Desk The last few months have probably been some of the busiest since I joined the ALRC. We are currently working on three inquiries and, as I write, we have the Native Title team consulting in Brisbane and heading off to Perth next week, the Privacy team putting the finishing touches to

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Native Title Inquiry | Issue 3 | Issues Paper released!

Issue 3 | 20 March 2014. View original format.Issues Paper availableThe Issues Paper for this Inquiry, Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (IP 45), is now available.In this Review the ALRC has been asked to consider what, if any, changes could be made to improve the operation of Commonwealth native title laws and legal frameworks concentrating on

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Native Title Inquiry | Issue 2 | Save the date!

Issue 2 | 13 February 2014.  View original format. Consultations Since our last e-news the team has been busy researching issues outlined in the Terms of Reference, and speaking with stakeholders to determine particular areas of concern. We have met with many people in the course of informing our understanding about the operation of the Native Title

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Disability enews | Issue 6

Issue 6 | 11 February 2014.  View original format. Thank you We’d like to thank everyone who sent us submissions in response to the Issues Paper released late last year. All up we’ve received around 80 submissions, and these will help guide our thinking as we work towards the next consultation document – the Discussion Paper. Submissions

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Disability enews | Issue 5 | Deadline for subs one week away!

Issue 5 | 13 January 2014.  View original format.Submissions due in one week!We’d like to wish all our readers and stakeholders a happy New Year. We hope the break has been happy and restful for you, leaving you energised for the challenges and opportunities 2014 brings.A reminder to all our stakeholders that the extended submission date is

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Copyright enews | Issue 9 | Final report delivered to A-G

Issue 9 | 29 November 2013.  View original format. Final report delivered to Attorney-General The final Report in the Copyright Inquiry, Copyright and the Digital Economy (ALRC Report 122), has been completed and presented to the Attorney-General, as required by the Terms of Reference. The Report is the result of an 18-month Inquiry during which the ALRC produced two

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ALRC InBrief | November 2013

See original format >> Message from the President 2013 has been a massive year for the ALRC. We completed two inquiries, Age Barriers to Work and Copyright and the Digital Economy. We commenced three new inquiries: Legal barriers for people with disability; Serious Invasions of Privacy; and the Native Title Act. For a significant part of the year have been working on four inquiries at

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Disability enews | Issue 4 | STOP PRESS – Deadline for submissions to Issues Paper extended

Issue 4 | 20 November 2013.  View original format.Submissions deadline extended!Last Friday the ALRC released the Issues Paper for this Inquiry, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (IP 44).The ALRC has heard concerns from several stakeholders that the original deadline of 16 December for submissions to the Issues Paper will be very difficult to meet, given the

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Disability enews | Issue 3 | Issues Paper released!

Issue 3 | 15 November 2013.  View original format.MilestonesThis enews marks the first major milestone of this Inquiry, the release of our Issues Paper! It’s a week or two later than we flagged in our “save the date” enews – but the extra time has been well spent. Graeme Innes, myself and the team have

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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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