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07.07.2013

ALRC InBrief | June 2013

Two new inquiries announced! Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus QC today released draft terms of reference for the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to inquire into: Native Title law – Twenty Years and Beyond; and Legal Barriers for People with Disabilities Native Title – Twenty Years and Beyond From the Attorney-General’s media release: “The Native Title Act turns twenty

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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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11.12.2012

ALRC Brief | December 2012

Message from the President Download or listen to audio >> See transcript. New Commissioners We are delighted to welcome two new part-time Commissioners, Federal Court Justice John Middleton and Justice Nye Perram, to the ALRC. The Federal Attorney-General, the Hon Nicola Roxon, announced the appointments on 12 December 2012. See ALRC media release >> Inquiry update

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19.10.2012

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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02.10.2012

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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30.08.2012

ALRC Brief | August 2012

View original e-newsletter format >> From the President I am delighted to report that the ALRC has once again been honoured in the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) Annual Report Awards, winning a Bronze Award for our hard copy report for 2010–11. This is the third consecutive year that we have been selected for an

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20.08.2012

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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