Petitions presented during the 44th Parliament

Petitions on issues in the Attorney-General (Justice and the Law) policy area


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Topics: Family law | Legalisation | Marriage law | Racial Discrimination Act | Separation of church and state | Other

Subject Presentation details* Signatures Further action
Family law
(PDF 643KB) Response from the Office of the Attorney-General presented 19 October 2015 (PDF 643KB)
A proposed paternity law to provide for DNA testing when a child is over 18 years (PDF 517KB) 3 March 2014
2
Response from the Office of the Attorney-General presented 20 October 2014 (PDF 529KB)
A request to review of the Family Law Act (PDF 745KB) 25 May 2015
1
Response from the Attorney-General dated 18 August 2015, presented 7 September 2015 (PDF 837KB)
Legalisation
Legalisation of cannabis (PDF 653KB) 12 December 2013
1
Response from Minister for Justice dated 24 February 2014, presented 17 March 2014 (PDF 971KB)
Marriage law
Against redefining marriage (PDF 92KB) 14 September 2015
891
Against redefining marriage (PDF 201KB) 12 October 2015
96
Preserving the definition of marriage (PDF 145KB) 14 September 2015
109
Retaining the current definition of marriage (PDF 73KB) 19 October 2015
7
Legalising same sex marriage (PDF 651KB) 8 February 2016
254
Response to this matter presented June 2015 (PDF 615KB)
Referendum regarding marriage laws (PDF 361KB) 12 December 2013
35
Not to change the definition of marriage (PDF 284KB) 12 December 2013
26
Passing of a marriage equality bill (PDF 353KB) 12 December 2013
265
Response from the Attorney-General dated 17 June 2015, presented 17 August 2014 (PDF 615KB)
Opposition to any changes to the definition of marriage (PDF 257KB) 26 May 2014
298
Response from the Attorney-General dated 16 September 2014, presented 20 October 2014 (PDF 269KB) Response from the Attorney-General dated 17 June 2015, presented 17 August 2015 (PDF 615KB)
Same sex marriage (PDF 284KB) 25 May 2015
120
Response from the Attorney-General dated 17 June 2015, presented 17 August 2015 (PDF 615KB)
Opposing same sex marriage legislation (PDF 186KB) 17 August 2015
66
Retaining the current marriage laws (PDF 312KB) 17 August 2015
383
Racial Discrimination Act
Opposing changes to the Racial Discrimination Act (PDF 507KB) 28 May 2014, Ms T. Butler MP
979
Response from the Attorney-General dated 11 February 2015, presented 16 March 2015 (PDF 887KB)
Opposing changes to the Racial Discrimination Act (PDF 497KB) 1 September 2014
106
Response from the Attorney-General dated 11 February 2015, presented 16 March 2015 (PDF 887KB)
Separation of church and state
Legislation for separation of church and state in Australia (PDF 618KB) 12 December 2013
370
Response from the Attorney-General dated 12 May 2014, presented 26 May 2014 (PDF 781KB)
Other
Effectiveness of intervention orders to protect victims of domestic violence (PDF 500KB) 26 November 2015
1001
Response from Minister for Justice dated 8 February 2016, presented 22 February 2016 (PDF 103KB)
Petition No: 1139-1645 Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (PDF 126KB) 17 March 2016
2635
The Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill (PDF 1456KB) 1 December 2014
185
Response from the Attorney-General dated 11 February 2015, presented 16 March 2015 (PDF 1821KB)
Request for the extradition of Mrs Adriana Rivas (PDF 302KB) 4 June 2014, The Hon. M. Dreyfus MP
608
Response from Minister for Justice dated 28 July 2014, presented 20 October 2014 (PDF 755KB)
Islam in Australia (PDF 315KB) 23 February 2015
1
Response from the Attorney-General dated 9 April 2015, presented 1 June 2015 (PDF 1046KB)
Regarding changing Section 116 of the Constitution (PDF 378KB) 22 June 2015
1
Regarding an intercountry adoption program with the Ukraine (PDF 940KB) 17 August 2015
171

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