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12.08.2011

Classification e-news | Discussion forum: draft principles for reform

Issue 7 | 12 August 2011   As readers would be aware, in May this year the ALRC released an Issues Paper that provided an overview of the current classification system, and an assessment of its strengths and weaknesses. Based on submissions in response to that Issues Paper, face-to-face consultations, and a review of relevant

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26.07.2011

Classification e-news | R18+ games classification and the ALRC review

Issue 6 | 27 July 2011   View original formatFirstly, thanks to everyone who took the time to read our Issues Paper and make a submission. We have received more than 2,400 submissions, which is a record for any ALRC inquiry, and a testimony to the interest that issues of media classification have in the

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25.07.2011

Family violence & Commonwealth laws e-news | Issue 7

Issue 7 | 25 July 2011   View original formatWe’re still here … You haven’t heard from us for a while as we’ve had our heads down reading submissions and preparing the Discussion Paper. This is just a quick heads-up to remind you that the Discussion Paper will be ready soon—in the first week of

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20.07.2011

Classification e-news | Record number of submissions received!

Issue 5 | 20 July 2011   View original formatThanks for your submissions Submissions in response to the National Classification Scheme Review Issues Paper closed on 15 July 2011. The ALRC received more than 2000 submissions – a record for any ALRC Inquiry to date! The Classification Review team is now working through the content

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05.07.2011

Classification e-news | First-round submissions due 15 July!

Issue 4 | 5 July 2011   View original format Reminder – submissions due COB 15 July! To date the ALRC has received over 70 public submissions in response to the Issues Paper we released in May, and most of these can be viewed on the ALRC website. We remind everyone who has not yet

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29.06.2011

Family violence & Commonwealth laws e-news | Issue 6

Issue 6 | 29 June 2011   View original formatThe month in summary Thank you to everyone who made submissions to our four Issues Papers throughout April—and beyond! We received 81 in total. Non-confidential submissions are published on our website and are available to the public. View submissions >>On 30-31 May, two members of the

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25.05.2011

Discovery e-news | Final Issue

Issue 9 | May 2011 View original format Final Report – now available! Managing Discovery: Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts (ALRC Report 115) was tabled today in federal Parliament, and is now available on the ALRC website. You can view it in HTML, download it as a PDF, or purchase the report in book

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20.05.2011

Classification e-news | Release of Issues Paper

Issue 3 | 20 May 2011   View original format National Classification Scheme Review – Issues Paper now released The ALRC has now released an Issues Paper to help frame discussion and public consultation for the National Classification Scheme Review. The Issues Paper provides an overview of the current classification system and outlines its strengths

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08.04.2011

Discovery e-news | Issue 8

Issue 8 | April 2011   View original format Report completed! This is the penultimate e-newsletter for the discovery inquiry—to let you know that the report has now been given to the Attorney-General, on time, on the 31 March. The final e-newsletter will be to let you know that the report has been tabled, and

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08.04.2011

Classification e-news | Issue 1

Issue 1 | 8 April 2011   View original format Welcome to the Inquiry Welcome to the first e-newsletter for the Censorship and Classification Inquiry. We will use this e-newsletter as a way to keep stakeholders, including the community and industry, informed about the progress of the Inquiry and to seek input on an ongoing

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