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Australian Law Reform Commission

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ALRC

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Discussion paper

19 Jul 2017

The Terms of Reference for this inquiry ask the ALRC to consider laws and legal frameworks that contribute to the incarceration rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and inform decisions to hold or keep...

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14 Jun 2017

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has launched this report on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017.

The ALRC was asked to consider Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks and how they might better protect older persons from misuse or abuse, and safeguard their autonomy.

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Discussion paper

12 Dec 2016

This is the second consultation document for the Elder Abuse Inquiry, in which the ALRC has been asked to consider existing Commonwealth laws and frameworks which seek to safeguard and protect older persons from misuse or abuse by formal and informal carers, supporters, representatives and...

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Annual Report

12 Oct 2016

The Australian Law Reform Commission's annual report for the period 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2016.

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Discussion paper

15 Jun 2016

On 23 February 2016, the Attorney-General of Australia, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to consider existing Commonwealth laws and frameworks that seek to safeguard and protect older persons from misuse or abuse by formal and informal carers...

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Research report

02 Mar 2016

The ALRC was asked to identify and critically examine Commonwealth laws that encroach upon traditional rights, freedoms and privileges recognised by the common law. In this Report, the ALRC discusses the source and rationale of many important rights and freedoms and provides an extensive survey...

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Annual Report

15 Oct 2015

The Australian Law Reform Commission's annual report for the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.

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Research report

03 Aug 2015

Provides an extensive survey of current Commonwealth laws that limit traditional rights, freedoms and privileges, considers how such laws may be justified, and seeks feedback from the public.

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This is the 2nd consultation document for this Inquiry. The ALRC...

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Research report

04 Jun 2015

This report marks the first major review of the law governing ‘connection’ in native title claims since the introduction of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). It also examines authorisation of persons bringing claims and joinder of parties to a native title claim. This report reflects the...

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Discussion paper

10 Dec 2014

The Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to review Commonwealth legislation to identify provisions that unreasonably encroach upon traditional rights, freedoms and privileges.

The Australian Law Reform Commission was asked to...

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Discussion paper

19 Jul 2017

The Terms of Reference for this inquiry ask the ALRC to consider laws and legal frameworks that contribute to the incarceration rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and inform decisions to hold or keep...

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Report

14 Jun 2017

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has launched this report on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017.

The ALRC was asked to consider Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks and how they might better protect older persons from misuse or abuse, and safeguard their autonomy.

...

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Discussion paper

12 Dec 2016

This is the second consultation document for the Elder Abuse Inquiry, in which the ALRC has been asked to consider existing Commonwealth laws and frameworks which seek to safeguard and protect older persons from misuse or abuse by formal and informal carers, supporters, representatives and...

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10 Nov 2016

Professor Rosalind Croucher addresses the NSW Bar Association on her work on the ALRC’s Report on Traditional Rights and Freedoms, which was completed late last year and coincided with the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the first iteration of what became known as the Magna Carta.

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Annual Report

12 Oct 2016

The Australian Law Reform Commission's annual report for the period 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2016.

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Discussion paper

15 Jun 2016

On 23 February 2016, the Attorney-General of Australia, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to consider existing Commonwealth laws and frameworks that seek to safeguard and protect older persons from misuse or abuse by formal and informal carers...

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15 Jun 2016

Elder abuse is a growing problem. The population is ageing in Australia so much so that it’s predicted that by 2040 those aged 65 years and over will be 21% of the population and those over 85 will be up to 5% of the population by 2050. As people get older, frailties and vulnerabilities...

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Research report

02 Mar 2016

The ALRC was asked to identify and critically examine Commonwealth laws that encroach upon traditional rights, freedoms and privileges recognised by the common law. In this Report, the ALRC discusses the source and rationale of many important rights and freedoms and provides an extensive survey...

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Annual Report

15 Oct 2015

The Australian Law Reform Commission's annual report for the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015.

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Research report

03 Aug 2015

Provides an extensive survey of current Commonwealth laws that limit traditional rights, freedoms and privileges, considers how such laws may be justified, and seeks feedback from the public.

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This is the 2nd consultation document for this Inquiry. The ALRC...

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