Submissions

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

Note: URLs (website addresses) in endnotes have been omitted.

Submissions made by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Qld
Date Submission Made to
12 April 2017Court and Civil Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 (MS Word Document, 102.7 KB)

Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee

8 March 2017Queensland 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 2017Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2016 (MS Word Document, 168.0 KB) Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
12 January 2017Exposure 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
12 December 2016Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Bill 2016 (MS Word Document, 95.2 KB) Queensland Parliament
Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee
04 October 2016Adoption 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 2016Youth Justice and Other Legislation (Inclusion of 17-year-old Persons) Amendment Bill 2016Education, Tourism, Innovation and Small Business Committee
30 September 2016Industrial Relations Bill 2016Finance and Administration Committee
22 July 2016Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
29 June 2016Abortion Law Reform (Women's Right to Choose) Amendment Bill 2016Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee
18 April 2016 Human Rights Inquiry Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
29 March 2016 Review of expunging criminal convictions for historical gay sex offences Queensland Law Reform Commission
23 March 2016 Inquiry into the practices of the Labour Hire industry in Queensland Finance and Administration Committee
11 March 2016 Review of the Adoption Act 2009 Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services Child and Family Legislative Review
29 January 2016Youth Justice ReformAttorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Training and Skills
29 January 2016 Parliamentary committee system review Committee of the Legislative Assembly
13 January 2016 Inquiry into the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee
13 January 2016 Review of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 Queensland Ombudsman
18th December 2015 Inquiry into a suitable model for implementation of the National Injury Insurance Scheme Education, Tourism, Innovation and Small Business Committee
19 October 2015 Inquiry into the Relationships (Civil Partnerships) and other Acts Amendment Bill 2015 Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
27 July 2015 Inquiry into the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
Medical information and recruitment fact sheet
Finance and Administration Committee
20 July 2015 Issues Paper: discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in the practice of surgery Expert Advisory Group Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
30 June 2015 Australian Citizenship - your right, your responsibility Department of Immigration and Border Protection
26 June 2015 Exposure draft -Mental Health Bill 2015 Department of Health
10 April 2015 Inquiry into the Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
December 2014 Inquiry into the Justice and Other legislation Amendment Bill 2014 Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
21 August 2014 Stronger Land Account Bill submission Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee (Cth)
25 July 2014 Review of the Mental Health Act 2000 - discussion paper Department of Health (Qld)
18 July 2014 Inquiry on Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Criminal Activity in Queensland - 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 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 Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee (Qld)
29 April 2014 Exposure Draft - Freedom of Speech (Repeal of s.18C) Bill 2014 Federal Attorney-General's Department
February 2014 Inquiry into the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
20 January 2014 Review of the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003

The Manufactured Homes Residential Parks Review

17 January 2014 Electoral Reform Amendment Bill 2013 Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
8 January 2014 Inquiry into the Public Service and Other Legislation (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill 2013 Finance and Administration Committee (Qld)
2 January 2014 Inquiry into the Disability Services (Restrictive Practices) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 Health and Community Services Committee (Qld)
17 December 2013 Review of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Qld)
25 September 2013 Inquiry into the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 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 2013Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Intersex Status) Bill 2013
(MS Word Document, 86.4 KB)

PDF version (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 Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Qld)
21 December 2012 Exposure Draft - Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2013 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 Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (Cth)
8 November 2012 Inquiry into the Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (Qld)
27 February 2012 Review of the Meaning of "Fundamental Legislative Principals" - additional submission Finance and Administration Committee
4 November 2011Civil 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" Scrutiny of Legislation Committee
October 2010 Forensic Disability Bill 2010 - Information Paper Department of Communities(Qld)
October 2010

Protection from Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation & sex and/or gender identity: Discussion paper

Australian Human Rights Commission
15 June 2009 Charter of Rights submission National Human Rights Consultation Secretariat