Past community consultation activities
Proposed reforms to child sexual offences
Consultation closed: 20 September 2019
As part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to implementing the Royal Commission’s recommendations, feedback was sought on proposed reforms to child sexual offences and related legislation. Consultation closed on 20 September 2019.
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 inviting submissions on defamation reform.
Submissions close on 30 April 2019. All submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Review of property law in Queensland
Consultation closed: 24 August 2018
QUT’s Commercial and Property Law Research Centre has reviewed Queensland’s property laws, including seller disclosure, the Property Law Act and issues relating to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act.
Review of the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009
Consultation closed: 03 February 2017
The purpose of this consultation paper is to seek further feedback on key issues raised by the RTI and IP Acts including whether the Acts are meeting their primary objectives and whether the provisions of the Acts are appropriate.
The civil litigation recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Redress and Civil Litigation Report - understanding the Queensland context
Consultation closed: 25 October 2016
In late 2015, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Commission), established by the Australian Government, delivered the Redress and Civil Litigation Report (the Report).
The Queensland Government considered the findings and recommendations of the Commission in relation to the difficulties experienced by survivors of child sexual abuse in commencing or pursuing civil litigation against institutions and announced the removal of the statutory limitation period for institutional child sexual abuse claims.
Sexual Assault Counselling Privilege consultation paper
Consultation closed: 18 April 2016
We are seeking feedback on aspects of the proposed sexual assault counselling privilege model.
Corrupt Conduct Issues paper
Consultation closed: 29 March 2016
We are seeking information about:
- issues arising from the current definition of corrupt conduct under the Crime and Corruption Act 2001
- potential changes to the current definition to address these issues.