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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 20 July 2017.

Please email any additional information or corrections to the CLCNSW Administrator

FEDERAL INQUIRIES (newly added inquiries are marked with *)

Body

Inquiry/Law Reform issue

Submission due date

NSW CLC Action

*Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works JP2008 Phase 52B Wideband Satellite Capacity - Satellite Ground Station - East Facilities Project 27 July 2017  
*Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works IP Australia Accommodation Project: Building Refresh, Discovery House, Woden, Australian Capital Territory 27 July 2017  
*Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works HMAS Cerberus redevelopment, Western Port Bay, Victoria 27 July 2017  
*Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works Explosive Ordnance Logistics Reform Program Project 27 July 2017  
*Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works Australian War Memorial, Treloar E Large Technology Objects Store Project, Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory 27 July 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Value and affordability of private health insurance and out-of-pocket medical costs 28 July 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Economics Governance and operation of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) 28 July 2017  
Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Australian Government's role in the development of cities 31 July 2017  
Productivity Commission Transitioning Regional Economies 31 July 2017  
Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training Inquiry into school to work transition 31 July 2017  
The Treasury Black Economy Taskforce 31 July 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practiced 3 August 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Implications of climate change for Australia's national security 4 August 2017  
*Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief 7 August 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2017 [Provisions] 8 August 2017  
*Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories Australia's Antarctic Territory 11 August 2017  
*Senate Standing Committee of Privileges Parliamentary privilege and the use of intrusive powers 14 August 2017  
*Senate Standing Commitees on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Suicide by veterans and ex-service personnel 15 August 2017  
*Senate Standing Commitees on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Australia's trade and investment relationships with the countries of Africa 18 August 2017  
NSW Planning and Environment North Coast region parks and reserves 28 August 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017 4 September 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Quality Safeguards Commission and Other Measures) Bill 2017 5 September 2017  
*Senate Standing Comittees on Community Affairs Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2017 7 September 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Social Services Legislation Amendment (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017 7 September 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Economics Corporations Amendment (Modernisation of Members Registration) Bill 2017 11 September 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Vaporised Nicotine Products Bill 2017 13 September 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Advocacy) Bill 2015 30 September 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications Current and future impacts of climate change on housing, buildings and infrastructure 23 November 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Value and affordability of private health insurance and out-of-pocket medical costs 27 November 2017  
*Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Provision of services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach 6 December 2017  
Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Transitional arrangements for the NDIS 7 December 2017  
*Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practiced 18 February 2018  
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Racial Disrimination Amendment Bill 2016 not set, but due to report by 9 May 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2017 [provisions] not set, but due to report by 13 June 2017  
*Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into Human Organ Trafficking and Organ Transplant Tourism not set  
*Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts Inquiry into the Australian film and television industry not set  
*Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme General issues around the implementation and performance of the NDIS not set  
*Joint Committe of Public Accounts and Audit Cybersecurity Compliance - Inquiry into Auditor-General's report 42 (2016-17) not set  
*Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Inquiry into the 2015-16 Defence Major Projects Report 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 defene capability. not set  
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services Oversight of ASIC, the Takeovers Panel and the Corporations Legislation No. 1 of the 45th Parliament not set  
Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport Inquiry into the Hearing Health and Wellbeing of Australia not set  
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources Inquiry into water use efficiency in Australian agriculture not set  
Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit Inquiry into Defence Sustainment Expenditure not set  
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Inquiry into the 2015-16 Defence Major Projects Report not set  
Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry into Illicit Tobacco not set  

NSW INQUIRIES (newly added inquiries are marked with *)

Body

Inquiry/Law Reform issue

Submission due date

NSW CLC Action

Portfolio Committee No. 4 - Legal Affairs Emergency Services Agencies 23 July 2017  
Department of Industry - Liquor & Gaming Evaluation of the Community Impact Statement requirement for liquor licence applications 26 July 2017  
NSW Sentencing Council Victims' Involvement in Sentencing 31 July 2017  
Litter Prevention Unit NSW Litter Prevention Strategy 2017-20 31 July 2017  
Department of Justice Review of the Tattoo Parlours Act 2012 25 August 2017  
Office of Environment and Heritage Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park 8 December 2017  
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.
KEY DATES
Event Date NSW CLC Action
23 June United Nations Public Service Day  
23 June International Widows' Day  
26 June International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking  
26 June United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  
1 July Doctors' Day  
2-9 July NAIDOC Week  
15 July World Youth Skills Day  
18 July Nelson Mandela International Day  
28 July World Hepatitis Day  
30 July World Day against Trafficking in Persons  
1-7 August Homelessness Prevention Week  
9 August International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples  
12 August International Youth Day  
19 August World Humanitarian Day  
23 August International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition  
29 August International Day against Nuclear Tests  
30 August International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances  
31 August International Overdose Awareness Day