Past activities

On this page you will find our past community consultation activities that have expired.

For information about other Queensland Government consultation activities visit the Get Involved website.

Proposed reforms to Queensland's Information privacy and right to information framework
Consultation closed: 22 July 2022

We sought your views about proposed reforms to Queensland’s Information privacy and right to information framework.

Criminal Procedure Review—Magistrates Courts
Consultation closed: 30 June 2022

We are seeking feedback about the current criminal procedures in the Magistrates Courts, the way processes work and views on possible improvements. There is also information on how to complete a submission.

Consultation on the Building Units and Group Titles and Other Legislation Amendment Bill
Consultation closed: 23 May 2022

We are seeking submissions on the draft Building Units and Group Titles and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2022.

Consultation for a new Queensland women's strategy
Consultation closed: 08 October 2021

Public consultation on a new Queensland women's strategy was held to build on the progress and achievements made.

Consideration of shield laws to protect journalists’ confidential sources
Consultation closed: 13 July 2021

The Attorney-General has released a consultation paper Shielding confidential sources: balancing the public’s right to know and the court’s need to know to guide consultation on the consideration of shield laws for Queensland.

Review of the Model Defamation Provisions—Stage 2
Consultation closed: 20 May 2021

Attorneys-General have released a discussion paper for Stage 2 of the review of the Model Defamation Provisions (MDPs). Learn how to access the discussion paper, background information and have your say. Submissions close 19 May 2021.

Body Corporate and Community Management Regulations – Consultation on draft legislation
Consultation closed: 01 December 2019

Feedback was sought on reforms outlined in consultation drafts of new regulations under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997.

New Body Corporate and Community Management Regulations commence 1 March 2021.

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 (PDF, 700 KB) inviting submissions on defamation reform.

Submissions close on 30 April 2019. All submissions should be sent to policy@justice.nsw.gov.au 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.

Minimum standard non-parole periods
Consultation closed: 08 November 2011

On 20 December 2010, the Sentencing Advisory Council (The Council) was asked to examine the appropriate offences to which a minimum standard non-parole period (MSNPP) should apply, and the appropriate length of the standard non-parole period for each of the offences identified.

Have your say on the Regulatory Impact Statement for major hazard facilities
Consultation closed: 20 August 2010

The Queensland Government is seeking public input into proposed changes to the regulation of major hazard facilities and large dangerous goods locations, specifically:

  • abolishing the flammable and combustible liquid licenses currently administered by local councils
  • introducing a partial cost recovery system to better regulate the industry.