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Vulnerable people to have better access to justice

SALRI consultation trip to Port Pirie

Vulnerable people who have difficulty communicating should have better assistance when accessing the justice system, according to a new report.

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SALRI celebrates 10 years of law reform

SALRI past reports

The work of the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) has led to landmark changes to many of the state’s laws since it was conceived in December 2010.  On Tuesday 26 October 2021, SALRI’s work, which has benefited many sectors of the community, was celebrated at a reception at Government House, hosted by Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia. Read the full article here

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Webinar: The risks and regulation of work experience for tertiary students in Australia

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Do you want to know more about the risks and regulation of work experience for tertiary students in Australia? Join us on November 16 for a webinar.

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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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Research Opportunity: Disibility Discrimination

A parent holding a student’s hand about to cross at the pedestrian crossing.

Peta Spyrou is a PhD candidate conducting research on disibility discrimination laws at the Adelaide Law School.

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Social Media, Free Speech and Religious Freedom

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Dr Colette Langos and Professor Paul Babie have teamed up to publish their latest Research Paper on Social Media, Free Speech and religious freedom. 

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

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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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