Community consultation activities and reviews

Current activities

Review of model defamation provisions
Consultation expiry: 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 expiry: 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.