Inquiry into constitutional reform and referendums

December 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-334-1

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Membership of the Committee

Terms of reference

List of recommendations

1. Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Scope of the inquiry
  Changing Australia’s Constitution
  Previous parliamentary inquiries
  Structure of this report

2. Public awareness and education about the Constitution

  Awareness of the Constitution
  Civics education at school
  General public education and awareness
  Committee comment

3. Mechanisms to review the Constitution

  The history of constitutional review in Australia
  Proposals for constitutional review and consultation
  Committee comment

4. Arrangements for the conduct of referendums

  The
  Bodies to oversee aspects of the referendum process
  Section 128
  Committee comment

Additional comments – Labor members

A. List of submissions

B. List of exhibits

C. List of public hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2358
Fax: +61 2 6277 8463
spla.reps@aph.gov.au