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Mary Anne Neilsen

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Research report

9 May 2012

This Senate report reviews amendments to how mobile device and online computer games are classified, and recommends these amendments be passed.

On 3 November 2011, the Senate referred the provisions of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Online Games) Bill 2011 (Bill)...

Research report

10 Feb 2012

This paper provides background material for the parliamentary debate that is likely to follow the introduction of Labor MP Stephen Jones' private Bill supporting same-sex marriage.

Same-sex marriage has been on the political agenda in Australia for several years, as part of the broader...

Research report

7 Feb 2007

An overview of the Bill making amendments to facilitate the abolition of the Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) and fold OFLC’s administrative and policy functions into the Attorney-General’s Department, remove agency management powers and financial responsibilities from the Director of the Classification Board,...

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7 Feb 2007

An overview of the Bill making amendments to facilitate the abolition of the Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) and fold OFLC's administrative and policy functions into the Attorney-General?s Department, remove agency management powers and financial responsibilities from the Director of the Classification Board,...

Research report

30 Nov 2006

The Bill proposes to make significant changes to the Copyright Act 1968 affecting provisions dealing with enforcement, copyright exceptions, technological protection measures (TPMs) and the Copyright Tribunal. This Bills Digest provides an overview of the legislation and draws on material from Senate Standing Committee on...

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