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This page assists CLCs and other community organisation to identify parliamentary and government inquiries that are currently accepting input. We hope this will lead to greater participation in relevant inquiries.

For general information about engaging with parliamentary inquiries, see:

The information below was updated on 11 April 2018.

Please email any additional information or corrections to the CLCNSW Administrator

NSW INQUIRIES (newly added inquiries are marked with *)

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Inquiry/Law Reform issue

Submission due date

NSW CLC Action

* Planning and Environment Draft amendment to parking provisions for boarding houses; ARHSEPP 16 April 2018  
* Department of Justice Submissions regarding fire services response to Bega Valley Fire 16 April 2018  
The Office of Environment & Heritage Aboriginal Cultural Heritage: Feedback to help refine the proposed new system 20 April 2018  
* Local Land Services Seeking input into 11 draft regional strategic pest animal management plans 20 April 2018  
The Office of Environment & Heritage Draft Plan of Management for Yanga National Park, Yanga State Conservation Area and Yanga Nature Reserve 23 April 2018  
* Fair Trading Call for submissions on building products used as cladding 23 April 2018  
National Parks Planning Draft Plan of Management - Toorale National Park and Toorale State Conservation Area 7 May 2018  
* Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Theft and export of motor vehicles and parts 17 May 2018  
* Transport for NSW Feedback on the study area for Sydney Metro West 18 May 2018  
* Planning and Environment Amendments to Retail Land Use Definitions 18 May 2018  
The Office of Environment & Heritage Feedback on the Bobbiwaa Parks Draft Plan of Management 21 May 2018  
Standing Committee on Law and Justice Inquiry into the Adequacy and Scope of Special Care Offences under s 73 of the Crimes Act 1900 30 May 2018  
Law Reform Commission Access to digital assets upon death or incapacity 1 June 2018  
* Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn 7 June 2018  
 The Office of Environment and Heritage Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management 18 June 2018  
The Office of Environment and Heritage Boonalla Aboriginal Area Community Conservation Area Zone 2 Draft Plan of Management 22 June 2018  
The Office of Environment & Heritage

Consultation of the New Plan of Management for Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

not set  
Aboriginal Affairs NSW OCHRE - a continuing conversation not set  
Department of Justice Proposed Young Offenders Regulation 2016 not set  

NSW Office of Environment & Heritage

Threatened Species Conversation and Research Work

ongoing

 

For a more complete list of inquiries specifically pertaining to planning, infrastructure and the environment, please visit the EDO NSW Have Your Say page.
FEDERAL INQUIRIES (newly added inquiries are marked with *)

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Inquiry/Law Reform issue

Submission due date

NSW CLC Action

* Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Road Vehicle Standards Bill 2018 [Provisions] and related bills 17 April 2018  
* Environment and Communications References Committee  Inquiry into the rehabilitation of mining and resources projects as it relates to Commonwealth responsibilities 18 April 2018  
* Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security Review of the re-isting of Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi 19 April 2018  
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade  Inquiry into access to Free Trade Agreements by small and medium sized enterprises 20 April 2018  
* Economics Legislation Committee Inquiry into the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Mandatory Comprehensive Credit Reporting) Bill 2018 [Provisions] 20 April 2018  
* Joint Standing Committee on Migration Inquiry into the review processes associated with visa cancellations made on criminal grounds 27 April 2018  
* Joint Standing Committee on Migration Inquiry into the efficacy of current regulation of Australian migration agents 27 April 2018  
* Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works Inquiry and report on the Facilities to Support Naval Operations in the North 27 April 2018  
* Attorney-General's Department Call for submissionson recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments 27 April 2018  
Senate Standing Committees on Economics The indicators of, and impact of, regional inequality in Australia 30 April 2018  
* Commonwealth Indigenous Call for views on future of Closing the Gap 30 April 2018  
Productivity Commission Inquiry into the effectiveness of the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan late April 2018  
Australian Law Reform Commission Review of the family law system 7 May 2018 (close of submissions to Issues Paper)  
 Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia 11 May 2018  
* Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into impediments to business investment 11 May 2018  
* Department of Social Services Call for submissions on Integrated Carer Support Service Regional Delivery Model 11 May 2018  
* Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs Inquiry into local adoption 15 May 2018  
* Australian Human Rights Commission Call for submissions on how Australia is progressing or not progressing in implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child  23 May 2018  
* Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into access to free trade agreements by small and medium sized enterprises 25 May 2018  
Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs (House) Inquiry into the growing presence of inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ‘style’ art and craft products and merchandise for sale across Australia 1 June 2018  
* Department of Communications and the Arts Seek stakeholder views on reforms options for the Copuright Act 1968 4 June 2018  
* Education and Employment References Committee Inquiry into industrial deaths in Australia 6 June 2018  
* Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples 11 June 2018  
Australian Law Reform Inquiry Litigation Funding Inquiry mid September  
Senate Education and Employment Committees The framework surrounding the prevention, investigation and prosecution of industrial deaths in Australia 20 September 2018  
Australian Law Reform Commission Review of the family law system November (close of submissions to Discussion Paper)  
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women's Voices) 30 November 2018  
Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth Inquiry into the Trade System and the Digital Economy 1 December 2018  
Department of the Environment and Energy Call for submissions of case studies on action underway on the environment and energy Sustainable Development Goals 31 December 2018  
Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth Inquiry into the trade system and the digital economy not set  
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Inquiry based on Auditor-General's report No. 5 (2017-18) not set  
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Inquiry into the 2016-17 Defence Major Projects Report not set  
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Inquiry into Defence Sustainment Expenditure not set  
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Commonwealth Procurement - Inquiry based on Auditor-General's reports Nos. 61 (2016-17), and 9 and 12 (2017-18) not set  
Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme General issues around the implementation and performance of the NDIS not set  
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into the benefits and risks of a Bipartisan Australian Defence Agreement, as a basis of planning for, and funding of, Australian Defence capability not set  
The Royal Commission Royal Commission into the Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry not set  
Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources Inquiry into impacts on local businesses in Australia from global internet-based competition not set  
Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Australian Government's role in the development of cities not set