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Title Date
Petition seeks apology for past homosexual convictions

A parliamentary select committee is considering a petition seeking an apology for men convicted for consensual homosexual acts before the law changed under the Homosexual Law Reform Act 1986.

31 August 2016
Have your say on an international treaty supporting the rights of people with disabilities

Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Committee is now accepting public submissions on the International treaty examination of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

05 August 2016
20 September 2016
20 September 2016
Inquiry into the 2014 general election

Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Committee conducts an inquiry after every general election. The inquiry looks at changes to the law or electoral procedures that would improve the next election.

20 September 2016