Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Completed inquiries and reports (2016-present)

Report Name Date Tabled
Legislation Committee  
Judiciary Amendment (Commonwealth Model Litigant Obligations) Bill 2017
7 December 2018
Freedom of Information Legislation Amendment (Improving Access and Transparency) Bill 2018
30 November 2018
Aviation Transport Security Amendment Bill 2018 [Provisions] 16 October 2018
Customs Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
Customs Tariff Amendment (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation) Bill 2018 [Provisions]

10 October 2018
Criminal Code and Other Legislation Amendment (Removing Commonwealth Restrictions on Cannabis) Bill 2018
14 September 2018
Migration (Validation of Port Appointment) Bill 2018
11 September 2018
Defence Amendment (Call Out of the Australian Defence Force) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
3 September 2018
Modern Slavery Bill 2018 [Provisions]
24 August 2018
Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2018 [Provisions]
13 August 2018

Unexplained Wealth Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 [Provisions]

6 August 2018
Migration Amendment (Clarification of Jurisdiction) Bill 2018
5 June 2018
Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2017
20 April 2018
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Bill 2017
20 April 2018
Family Law Amendment (Parenting Management Hearings) Bill 2017
26 March 2018
Bankruptcy Amendment (Debt Agreement Reform) Bill 2018
21 March 2018
Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017
21 March 2018
Proceeds of Crime Amendment (Proceeds and Other Matters) Bill 2017
7 February 2018
Migration Amendment (Prohibiting Items in Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
16 November 2017
Criminal Code Amendment (Impersonating a Commonwealth Body) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
13 November 2017
Migration and Other Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Integrity) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
17 October 2017
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Bill 2017 [Provisions]
16 October 2017
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
16 October 2017
Migration Amendment (Regulation of Migration Agents) Bill 2017 and Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Amendment (Rates of Charge) Bill 2017
16 October 2017
Australian Border Force Amendment (Protected Information) Bill 2017
12 September 2017
Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017
5 September 2017
Migration Amendment (Validation of Decisions) Bill 2017
4 September 2017
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers, Offences and Other Measures) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
8 August 2017
Criminal Code Amendment (Protecting Minors Online) Bill 2017
13 June 2017
Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2017
10 May 2017
Racial Discrimination Amendment Bill 2016
9 May 2017
Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2017
28 March 2017
Crimes Legislation Amendment (International Crime Cooperation and Other Measures) Bill 2016 [Provisions]
23 March 2017
Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 [Provisions]
20 March 2017
Migration Legislation Amendment (Code of Procedure Harmonisation) Bill 2016 [Provisions]
14 February 2017
Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016
7 February 2017
Migration Amendment (Visa Revalidation and Other Measures) Bill 2016 [Provisions]
28 November 2016
Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing Cohort) Bill 2016 [Provisions]
22 November 2016
Australian Crime Commission Amendment (Criminology Research) Bill 2016 [Provisions]
9 November 2016
Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2016
7 November 2016
Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 [Provisions] 10 October 2016
References Committee  
Legislative exemptions that allow faith-based educational institutions to discriminate against students, teachers and staff
26 November 2018
Allegations concerning the inappropriate exercise of ministerial powers, with respect to the visa status of au pairs, and related matters
19 September 2018
Adequacy of existing offences in the Commonwealth Criminal Code and of state and territory criminal laws to capture cyberbullying
28 March 2018
Conduct of the Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield) and his knowledge of former Senator Parry’s dual-citizenship status
4 December 2017
Law of contempt
28 November 2017
Nature and scope of any agreement reached by the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments in relation to the distribution of proceeds of the liquidation of, and litigation concerning, the Bell Group of companies (the proceeds)
21 June 2017
Serious allegations of abuse, self-harm and neglect of asylum seekers in relation to the Nauru Regional Processing Centre, and any like allegations in relation to the Manus Regional Processing Centre
21 April 2017
Nature and scope of the consultations prior to the making of the Legal Services Amendment (Solicitor-General Opinions) Direction 2016
8 November 2016

21 March 2018
21 March 2018