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.


Treasury consultation: Enforceability of financial services industry codes

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry recommended that certain provisions of financial sector codes should be ‘enforceable code provisions’ (recommendation 1.15).

The Treasury consultation paper sets out a series of questions which is designed to inform the development of legislation to enact the Government’s commitment to implement recommendation 1.15.

Please provide your feedback before COB Friday 5 April 2019.


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.


Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) review

The INSLM is conducting a review of the terrorism-related citizenship loss provisions in the Australian Citizenship Act 2007. A public hearing is expected to be held in June 2019. Further details about the review are available on the inquiry page.

Please provide your feedback before COB Friday 12 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.