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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 15 May 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

*Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Review of Social and Affordable Housing Rent Models 12 May 2017 Tenants' Union of NSW
*Treasury Refining the Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 17 May 2017  
*Treasury ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Regulations 2017 26 May 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Number of women in Australia who have had transvaginal  mesh implants and related matters 31 May 2017  
Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Defence Supplies and Services - Japan 31 May 2017  
*Family and Community Services Working With Children Check review 2 June 2017  
*Treasury Extending Crowd-Sourced Equity Funding (CSEF) to Proprietary Companies 6 June 2017  
Senate Standing Committees on Finance and Public Administration The appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design, implementation and evaluation of the Community Development Program (CPD) 9 June 2017  
*Department of Social Services NDIS Code of Conduct 21 June 2017  
*Department of Industry Water Resource Plans 23 June 2017  
*Department of the Environment and Energy Quinkan Country proposed National Heritage Listing 23 June 2017  
*NSW Planning and Environment Proposed legislative changes to the SEPP 30 June 2017  
*Treasury Black Economy Taskforce 30 June 2017  
*Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs Parliamentary inquiry into a better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence 30 June 2017 Women's Legal Service NSW
The Treasury ASIC Review of Mortgage Broker Remuneration 30 June 2017  
*NSW Planning and Environment North Coast region parks and reserves 28 August 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 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  
*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. 6 - Planning and Environment 'Energy from waste' technology 28 May 2017  
*Committee on the Independent Commission Against Corruption Inquiry into protections for people who make voluntary disclosures to the Independent Commission Against Corruption 2 June 2017  
*Standing Committee on State Development Regional development and a global Sydney 4 June 2017  
*Standing Commitee on State Development Defence industry in New South Wales 18 June 2017  
NSW Planning & Environment Hume Coal Project 30 June 2017  
National Parks and Wildlife Service Horton Falls Draft Plan of Management 3 July 2017  
*Portfolio Committee No. 4 - Legal Affairs Emergency Services Agencies 23 July 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
15 May International Day of Families  
17 May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day  
21 May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development  
31 May World No-Tobacco Day  
1 June Global Day of Parents  
4 June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression  
5 June World Environment Day  
8 June World Oceans Day  
12 June World Day Against Child Labour  
15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day  
16 June International Day of Family Remittances  
19 June International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict  
20 June World Refugee Day  
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