Submissions

The Commission makes submissions to parliamentary inquiries, government departments and law reform bodies on matters affecting human rights.

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

2019

DateSubmission Made to
9 October 2019Summary Offences Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (MS Word Document, 110.2 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
3 October 2019Religious Discrimination Bill - Exposure Draft (MS Word Document, 115.3 KB) Australian Government, Department of Attorney-General
5 September 2019 Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (MS Word Document, 107.5 KB) State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee
10 July 2019Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (MS Word Document, 188.1 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
15 April 2019Inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care, and voluntary assisted dying  (MS Word Document, 176.8 KB) Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Committee
04 April 2019 Inquiry into imprisonment and recidivism  (MS Word Document, 235.5 KB) Queensland Productivity Commission

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2018

DateSubmission Made to
26 November 2018 Human Rights Bill 2018
(MS Word Document, 92.2 KB)
Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
19 November 2018 Anti-Discrimination (Right to Use Gender-Specific Language) Amendment Bill 2018
(MS Word Document, 84.9 KB)
Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
16 March 2018 Inquiry into the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2018
(MS Word Document, 172.2 KB)
Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
2 February 2018 Religious Freedom Review (MS Word Document, 172.6 KB) Expert Panel on Religious Freedom
12 January 2018 State of Queensland and Queensland Rail - NGR Trains
(MS Word Document, 155.9 KB)
Australian Human Rights Commission

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2017

DateSubmission Made to
19 June 2017 Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017 (MS Word Document, 207.5 KB) Finance and Administration Committee
5 June 2017

Criminal Law (Historical Homosexual Convictions Expungement) Bill 2017 (MS Word Document, 0 Bytes)

Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
12 May 2017 Strengthening Multiculturalism (MS Word Document, 93.5 KB) Select Committee on Strengthening Multiculturalism
12 April 2017 Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 (MS Word Document, 102.7 KB)

Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee

8 March 2017 Queensland Building Plan
(MS Word Document, 184.0 KB)
Department of Public Housing and Works
2 February 2017

Regulation of the Labour Hire Industry 2016: Issues Paper (MS Word Document, 108.4 KB)

Queensland Government Office of Industrial Relations

16 January 2017 Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2016 (MS Word Document, 168.0 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
12 January 2017 Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill
(MS Word Document, 169.2 KB)
Select Committee on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex) Marriage Bill

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2016

DateSubmission Made to
12 December 2016 Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Bill 2016 (MS Word Document, 95.2 KB) Queensland Parliament
Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee
04 October 2016 Adoption and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
(MS Word Document, 202.2 KB)
Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee
04 October 2016 Youth Justice and Other Legislation (Inclusion of 17-year-old Persons) Amendment Bill 2016 (MS Word Document, 206.4 KB) Education, Tourism, Innovation and Small Business Committee
30 September 2016 Industrial Relations Bill 2016 (PDF File, 588.5 KB) Finance and Administration Committee
22 July 2016 Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (MS Word Document, 171.3 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
29 June 2016 Abortion Law Reform (Women's Right to Choose) Amendment Bill 2016 (MS Word Document, 99.1 KB) Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee
18 April 2016 Human Rights Inquiry (MS Word Document, 191.6 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
29 March 2016 Review of expunging criminal convictions for historical gay sex offences (MS Word Document, 200.4 KB) Queensland Law Reform Commission
23 March 2016 Inquiry into the practices of the Labour Hire industry in Queensland (MS Word Document, 95.4 KB) Finance and Administration Committee
11 March 2016 Review of the Adoption Act 2009 (MS Word Document, 190.0 KB) Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services Child and Family Legislative Review
29 January 2016 Youth Justice Reform (PDF File, 335.0 KB) Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Training and Skills
29 January 2016 Parliamentary committee system review (MS Word Document, 35.9 KB) Committee of the Legislative Assembly
13 January 2016 Inquiry into the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (MS Word Document, 196.2 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
13 January 2016 Review of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 (PDF File, 594.8 KB) Queensland Ombudsman

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2015

DateSubmission Made to
18th December 2015 Inquiry into a suitable model for implementation of the National Injury Insurance Scheme (PDF File, 862.8 KB) Education, Tourism, Innovation and Small Business Committee
19 October 2015 Inquiry into the Relationships (Civil Partnerships) and other Acts Amendment Bill 2015 (PDF File, 225.1 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
27 July 2015 Inquiry into the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (MS Word Document, 72.5 KB)
Medical information and recruitment fact sheet (PDF File, 568.8 KB)
Finance and Administration Committee
20 July 2015 Issues Paper: discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in the practice of surgery (MS Word Document, 75.1 KB) Expert Advisory Group Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
30 June 2015 Australian Citizenship - your right, your responsibility (MS Word Document, 43.4 KB) Department of Immigration and Border Protection
26 June 2015 Exposure draft -Mental Health Bill 2015 (MS Word Document, 90.6 KB) Department of Health
10 April 2015 Inquiry into the Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF File, 211.4 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)

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2014

DateSubmission Made to
December 2014 Inquiry into the Justice and Other legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF File, 53.8 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
21 August 2014 Stronger Land Account Bill submission (MS Word Document, 104.6 KB) Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee (Cth)
25 July 2014 Review of the Mental Health Act 2000 - discussion paper (PDF File, 151.5 KB) Department of Health (Qld)
18 July 2014 Inquiry on Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Criminal Activity in Queensland (MS Word Document, 1.2 MB) - Anti-Discrimination Commission Qld submission (Crime Prevention Justice Reinvestment submission) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
July 2014 Inquiry on Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Criminal Activity in Queensland - Joint submission (MS Word Document, 693.3 KB) of the Office of the Public Advocate and the Anti-Discrimination Commission Qld (The need for a Disability Justice Plan in Queensland) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
18 July 2014 Inquiry into the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF File, 781.0 KB) Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee (Qld)
29 April 2014 Exposure Draft - Freedom of Speech (Repeal of s.18C) Bill 2014   (PDF File, 188.9 KB) Federal Attorney-General's Department
February 2014 Inquiry into the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF File, 107.9 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
20 January 2014 Review of the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003 (MS Word Document, 79.2 KB)

The Manufactured Homes Residential Parks Review

17 January 2014 Electoral Reform Amendment Bill 2013 (MS Word Document, 1.2 MB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
8 January 2014 Inquiry into the Public Service and Other Legislation (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill 2013 (PDF File, 1.3 MB) Finance and Administration Committee (Qld)
2 January 2014 Inquiry into the Disability Services (Restrictive Practices) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (PDF File, 313.3 KB) Health and Community Services Committee (Qld)

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2013

DateSubmission Made to
17 December 2013 Review of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 (PDF File, 422.0 KB) Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Qld)
25 September 2013 Inquiry into the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (MS Word Document, 573.1 KB) Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee (Qld)
June 2013 Review of the Youth Justice Act 1992 (MS Word Document, 76.6 KB) Department of Justice and Attorney-General(Qld)
26 April 2013 Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Intersex Status) Bill 2013 (PDF File, 2.3 MB) The Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
15 March 2013 Justice Reinvestment (MS Word Document, 190.4 KB) The Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
February 2013 Review of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (MS Word Document, 90.3 KB) Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Qld)

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2012

DateSubmission Made to
21 December 2012 Exposure Draft - Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2013 (MS Word Document, 74.0 KB) Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (Cth)
21 December 2012 ACHRA (Australian Council of Human Rights Agencies) Exposure Draft - Human Rights And Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 (PDF File, 4.3 MB) Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (Cth)
8 November 2012 Inquiry into the Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (MS Word Document, 122.1 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
27 February 2012 Review of the Meaning of "Fundamental Legislative Principals" - additional submission (MS Word Document, 215.7 KB) Finance and Administration Committee

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2011

DateSubmission Made to
4 November 2011 Civil Partnerships Bill
(PDF File, 1.3 MB)
Legal Affairs, Police, Corrective Services and Emergency Services Committee
April 2011 Review of the Meaning of "Fundamental Legislative Principals" (MS Word Document, 96.3 KB) Scrutiny of Legislation Committee

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2010

DateSubmission Made to
October 2010 Forensic Disability Bill 2010 - Information Paper (MS Word Document, 110.2 KB) Department of Communities(Qld)
October 2010

Protection from Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation & sex and/or gender identity: Discussion paper (MS Word Document, 146.0 KB)

Australian Human Rights Commission

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2009

DateSubmission Made to
15 June 2009 Charter of Rights submission (PDF File, 256.9 KB) National Human Rights Consultation Secretariat

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