New head of ALRC appointed
The federal Attorney General today announced the appointment of a new president of the Australian Law Reform Commission.
ATTORNEY-General, Robert McClelland, today announced the appointment of Professor Rosalind Croucher as the president of the Australian Law Reform Commission.
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“I congratulate Professor Croucher on her appointment and look forward to her leading Australia's foremost law reform institution” McClelland said.
Professor Croucher has been a member of the Australian Law Reform Commission since 2007 and has had a distinguished career in University teaching and management over 25 years, most recently as Dean of Law at Macquarie University since 1999.
“I would also like to acknowledge the exemplary work and leadership of the outgoing president of the Commission, Emeritus Professor David Weisbrot AM, over more than 10 years.”
“As the Government works to improve access to justice and identify innovative solutions to emerging issues, I am confident that the Australian Law Reform Commission, under the leadership of Professor Croucher, will continue to make a significant contribution in efforts to simplify and modernise the law.”