Queensland Law Society

You’re invited to provide feedback – legal policy reform

Practitioners are invited to provide feedback as QLS policy committees prepare the following submissions.


Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

The Law Council of Australia is seeking feedback about the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. The commissioners are required to provide an interim report by 31 October 2019, with the final report due on 30 April 2020.

Please provide your feedback before COB Monday 8 April 2019.


Inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care

The Queensland parliamentary Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee is seeking views on aged care, palliative and end-of-life care and voluntary assisted dying. Details of the inquiry are outlined in the issues paper.

Please provide your feedback before COB Monday 8 April 2019.


Review of model defamation provisions

Led by the New South Wales Department of Justice, the Defamation Working Party is seeking feedback on defamation law in Australia to identify areas for national reform. The purpose of defamation law is to balance protection from reputational damage with freedom of speech and the release of information that is considered in the public interest.

Read the discussion paper.

Please provide your feedback before COB Wednesday 10 April 2019.


Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 review

The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is reviewing the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003. Refer to the discussion papers two and three for further information.

Please provide your feedback before COB Wednesday 17 April 2019.