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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 23 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

       
Law Reform Commission Submissions on consent in relation to sexual assault offences 29 June 2018  
The Department of Planning and Environment Feedback on proposed changes to native timber harvesting 29 June 2018  
NSW Fair Trading* Feedback on proposed Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Regulation 2018 4 July 2018  
NSW Treasury* Feedback on how to improve administration of payroll tax in NSW 6 July 2018  
NSW Department of Industry Feedback on the 10-year review of the Snowy Water Licence 6 July 2018  
NSW Legislative Council* Impact of the CBD and South East Light Rail Project 8 July 2018  
NSW Department of Industry - Water* Feedback on amendments to the water recovery accounting factors (cap factors) 17 July 2018  
NSW Office of Environment and Heritage* Wildlife licensing changes: Public consultation 24 July 2018  
Public Works Committee Inquiry into the scrutiny of public works in New South Wales 31 July 2018  
The Office of Environment and Heritage Kamay Botany Bay National Park 2 August 2018  
The Office of Environment and Heritage Feedback on Draft Plan of Management for Goonoowigall State Conservation Area, Barayamal and Nullamanna National Parks 27 August 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

 

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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

       
Department of the Environment and Energy Seeking consultation on the review of the Product Stewardship Act 2011  29 June 2018  
The Treasury Seeking feedback for the Terrorism Insurance Act Review 2018 30 June 2018  
Parliament of Australia* Inquiry into Funding Australia's Research 30 June 2018  
Department of Communications and the Arts Copyright modernisation consulation 4 July 2018  
Australian Productivity Commission Compensation and Rehabilitation for Veterans 2 July 2018  
Australian Human Rights Commission Submission for University of New England College Review 6 July 2018  
The Treasury* Census and Statistics (Information Release and Access) Determination 2018 6 July 2018  
Parliament of Australia* Inquiry into the management of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in and around Defence bases 6 July 2018  
Attorney-General's Department* Deferred prosecution agreement scheme code of practice 9 July 2018  
The Treasury* Reforms to Address Corporate Misuse of the Fair Entitlements Guarantee scheme - Draft Legislation 9 July 2018  
The Treasury* Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle 11 July 2018  
Australian Productivity Commission Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness 13 July 2018  
Parliament of Australia* Inquiry into transition from the Australian Defence Force 13 July 2018  
Australian Human Rights Commission Human Rights and Technology public consultations begin 24 July 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  
Australian Productivity Commission National Disability Agreement Review not set  
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