Submissions

2019

June 2019 – Submission to Review of Child Protection Decisions in the ACT (PDF 694KB) (Word 200KB)

June 2019 – Submission to the Review of Mental Health Orders and Forensic Mental Health Orders under the Mental Health Act 2015 (PDF 376 KB) (Word 99KB)

March 2019 – Submission to exposure draft of the Animal Welfare Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (PDF 424KB), (Word 86KB)

March 2019 – Submission to the Discussion Paper ‘Dispensing with Consent’ (PDF 749KB), (Word 118KB)

2018

February 2018 – HRC submission to the Expert Panel on the Religious Freedom Review (PDF) (WORD)

May 2018 – Legislative Assembly Review of Standing Orders: HRC Submission (PDF) (link to external site)

April 2018 – Legislative Assembly Select Committee on End of Life Choices: HRC Submission (PDF) (link to external site)

September 2018 – Legislative Assembly Inquiry into an Independent Integrity Commission 2018 (link to external site)

2017

September 2017 – Restorative Cities: HRC Response to the ACT Law Reform Council’s Issues Paper

October 2017 – HRC Submission DFV Inquiry October 2017 (PDF) (Word)

October 2017 – HRC response_Drug and Alcohol Court Consultation Paper (PDF) (WORD)

September 2017 – HRC response_LRAC Restorative Cities Issues Paper (PDF) (Word)

July 2017 – Submission : How the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture Should be Implemented in the ACT

July 2017 – Getting it wrong on rights

July 2017 – Submission: HRC response_AHRC OPCAT Consultation Paper (PDF) (Word)

2016

June 2016 – Submission to JACS Directorate Consorting Laws Discussion Paper

2015

October 2015 – Priceless: The Right to Education

August 2015 – Submission on Exposure Draft: Health (Patient Privacy) Amendment Bill 2015 (PDF) , (Word)

July 2015 – Submission to ACT Law Reform Advisory Council Reform of guardianship arrangements for adult people

June 2015 – Amicus Submission: Wang v ACT Health

May 2015 – Submission to Consultation paper about the proposal for a National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding framework

March 2015 – Secure Mental Health Unit Model of Care

2014

May 2014 – Proposed Amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975