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 25 October 2017.

Please email any additional information or corrections to the CLCNSW Administrator

NSW INQUIRIES (newly added inquiries are marked with *)


Inquiry/Law Reform issue

Submission due date

NSW CLC Action

Australian Government Department of Environment and Energy Proposal to conduct offshore wind farm exploration activities 14 November 2017  
Parliament of NSW Support for New Parents and Babies 17 November 2017  
Office of Environment and Heritage Crawney Pass National Park 20 November 2017  
Environmental Protection Agency NSW Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy 20 November 2017  
Department of Planning and Environment Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation Review 24 November 2017  
Parliment of NSW Fire and emergency services levy 26 November 2017  
Parliament of NSW Community Engagement for Crown land 26 November 2017  
NSW Office of Environment & Heritage Coolbaggie Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management 27 November 2017  
NSW Department of Family and Community Services Shaping a better child protection system 30 November 2017  
Parliment of NSW Operation of the Legislation Review Act 1987 30 November 2017  
Venues NSW Hunter Sports & Entertainment Precinct 30 November 2017  
Office of Environment and Heritage Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park 8 December 2017  
Local Land Services NSW Draft Reconciliation Action Plan 8 December 2017  
Parliament of NSW The provision of drug rehabilitation services in regional, rural and remote NSW 8 December 2017  
Parliament of Australia Water use by the extractive industry 15 December 2017  
NSW Office of Environment & Heritage Aboriginal cultural heritage reforms 18 December 2017  
NSW Department of Planning Draft Primary Production and Rural Development State Environmental Planning Policy and planning reforms 18 December 2017  
Parliament of Australia Impact of new and emerging information and communications technology 12 January 2018  
NSW Office of Environment Terry Hie Hie Aboriginal Area 22 January 2018  
Parliament of NSW Inquiry into the adequacy of youth diversionary programs in NSW 30 January 2018  
NSW Office of Environment & Heritage Coffs Coast Regional Park Draft Plan of Management 12 February 2018  
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




For a more complete list of inquiries specifically pertaining to planning, infrastructure and the environment, please visit the EDO NSW Have Your Say page.
Event Date NSW CLC Action
14 November World Diabetes Day  
19 November World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims  
20 November Universal Children's Day  
25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women  
29 November International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People  
1 December World AIDS Day  
2 December International Day for the Abolition of Slavery  
3 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities  
5 December International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development  
9 December International Day of Commemmoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime  
10 December Human Rights Day  
12 December International Day of Neutrality  
18 December International Migrants Day  
20 December International Human Solidarity Day