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SALRI visits Port Pirie and Port Augusta

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On 15-16 July 2021, Dr David Plater, Dr Mark ‘Matt’ Giancaspro, Nadia Hess, Brooke Washusen, Holly Nicholls and Anita Brunacci took part in a law student engagement and SALRI trip to Port Pirie and Port Augusta.  

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Providing a Voice for the Vulnerable? Communication Assistance for Vulnerable Parties in the South Australian Justice System

Teddy bear and legal scales

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) will be visiting Port Pirie and Port Augusta on 24-26 March 2021 to consult with the community on its current project which is examining the role and use of communication partners (also called intermediaries) in the South Australian legal system.

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Effective and Co-Operative Law Reform in Smaller Jurisdictions: SALRI Trip to Tasmania

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide University Law School recently visited Tasmania as part of ongoing joint research and law reform projects with the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute (TLRI) based at the University of Tasmania Law School.

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SALRI Powers of Attorney Report released

Cover - SALRI POA Report

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide is recommending changes to South Australian law and practice to clamp down on abuse of Powers of Attorney.

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Community views sought on abuse of Powers of Attorney

Consultation

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide is inviting views from the community and interested parties as part of its review of the State’s laws on Powers of Attorney.

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Videos released to assist SALRI consultation on Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney Discussion Paper cover picture

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), based at the Adelaide Law School, is currently investigating whether the current laws that apply to Enduring Powers of Attorney (POAs) are effective and are working to protect vulnerable South Australians. 

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Powers of Attorney: Charter for Abuse or Necessary Aspect of Daily Life?

SALRI's Powers of Attorney Research Team

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the Adelaide University Law School is presently examining the law regarding Powers of Attorney and is keen to hear from the community as well as legal, medical and allied health practitioners and any other interested parties.

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Abuse of Powers of Attorney under the spotlight

Abuse of Powers of Attorney

In the face of increasing concerns about the abuse of Powers of Attorney, legal experts are asking for submissions as part of their review of existing South Australian law.

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SA Law Reform Institute reflections: 2019 and the year ahead

SALRI and Mr Dawkins – Surrogacy Project

2019 proved another busy and productive year for the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI). SALRI looks forward to another busy and productive year in 2020 and would like to thank all who kindly contributed to its work and the Law Reform.

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