News: South Australian Law Reform Institute
It has been another busy and productive year, despite the ongoing COVID-19 situation, for the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI). SALRI is an independent law reform body based at the Adelaide University Law School which was established in December 2010 under an agreement between the University of Adelaide, the Attorney-General and the Law Society of South Australia. SALRI’s output and impact in 2021 has remained significant.
Vulnerable people who have difficulty communicating should have better assistance when accessing the justice system, according to a new report.
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.
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.
Providing a Voice for the Vulnerable? Communication Assistance for Vulnerable Parties in the South Australian Justice System
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.
The Termination of Pregnancy Act 2021 recently passed the South Australian Parliament.
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.
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.
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.
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.