Public hearing - Melbourne, Tuesday 10 November 2009

Inquiry into Crimes Amendment (Working with Children - Criminal History) Bill 2009

Public hearing - Melbourne, Tuesday 10 November 2009

Cliftons, 440 Collins St MELBOURNE
9:00am – 5:00pm

Crimes Amendment (Working with Children - Criminal History) Bill 2009

9.00am – 9:45am

Law Council of Australia (Submission 15) (via teleconference)
Ms Rosemary Budavari, Co-Director, Criminal Law and Human Rights

9:45am - 10:30am

Office of the Privacy Commissioner (Submission 6)
(via teleconference)
Mr Timothy Pilgrim, Deputy Commissioner
Mr Andrew Solomon, Director of Policy

10.30am – 11.15am

Australian Childhood Foundation (Submission 16) (via teleconference)
Dr Joe Tucci, Chief Executive Officer

11.15am – 11.30am


11.30am – 12:30pm

Attorney-General's Department (Submission 17)
Ms Sarah Chidgey, Assistant Secretary, Criminal Law and Law Enforcement Branch
Ms Autumn Field, Acting Principal Legal Officer

12:30pm –1:30pm


Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Australian Bankers Association
Mr Ian Gilbert, Director, Retail Policy

2:15pm – 3:00pm


Australian Finance Conference (via teleconference)
Mr Steve Edwards, Legal and Market Consultant, Australian Finance Conference
Mr John Bills, Executive Officer, Institute for Factors and Discounters

3:00pm – 3:15pm


3:15pm – 4:00pm

Allens Arthur Robinson, Blake Dawson, Freehills and Mallesons Stephen Jacques
Mr Diccon Loxton, Partner (via teleconference)
Mr Patrick Lowden, Partner (via teleconference)
Mr John Stumbles, Professor at Law, Consultant and Former Partner (via teleconference)
Mr Bruce Whittaker, Partner

4:0pm – 5:00pm

Attorney-General's Department
Mr Richard Glenn, Assistant Secretary, Personal Property Securities Branch
Mr Wayne Bobbin, Principal Legal Officer



Chair: Senator Trish Crossin; Deputy Chair: Senator Guy Barnett; Secretary: Peter Hallahan

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794