Legalising Cannabis Bill 2023

The Legalising Cannabis Bill 2023 would legalise cannabis for adult recreational use in Australia.

The deadline for submissions is 3 November 2023.

The reporting date is 31 May 2024.

Submissions must directly address the bill. Submissions that do not directly address the bill will not be accepted.

The committee cannot accept anonymous submissions. However, you may request that your submission be accepted as confidential or published as ‘name withheld’. Please make such a request at the time you make your submission, outlining the reason(s) for your request.

You should also be aware that if a submission reflects adversely on another party (for example, makes allegations of a serious nature such as incompetence, negligence, corruption or criminal conduct), the committee is generally required to provide that party access to the submission and an opportunity to respond. It is also open to the committee to decline to accept or decline to publish a submission that contains adverse reflections.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560