Community consultation activities and reviews

Current activities

Review of model defamation provisions
Consultation closed: 30 April 2019

The Council of Attorneys-General has agreed to a review of the model defamation provisions adopted in the Defamation Acts of all States and Territories and has released a discussion paper (PDF, 700 KB) inviting submissions on defamation reform.

Submissions close on 30 April 2019. All submissions should be sent to or
Review of Model Defamation Provisions,
Justice Strategy and Policy Division,
NSW Department of Justice,
GPO Box 31, Sydney, 2001.

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 Review – Discussion papers 2 & 3
Consultation closed: 23 April 2019

The concurrent release of these discussion papers is the final phase of public consultation for the review of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003, noting that a previous public discussion paper for the review was released in March–April 2018. Submissions may be made to the papers until 23 April 2019.