Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

10 October 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-470-2

View the report as a single document - (PDF 491KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 24KB)
Recommendation (PDF 4KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 6KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and background (PDF 35KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
References to the Hansard transcript
Purpose of the bill
Key provisions of the bill
Proposed regulations

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 239KB)

Addressing family violence
Australia's obligations under international law
Procedural fairness
Impacts on the visa application process

Dissenting Report from the Australian Greens (PDF 77KB)
Appendix 1 - Public submissions (PDF 6KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 59KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560

About this inquiry

On 15 September 2016, the Senate referred the Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report on 10 October 2016.

This bill was previously the subject of a committee inquiry. That inquiry lapsed and the bill has now been re-referred for inquiry. The committee will have access to submissions made to the previous inquiry. This means that submissions already provided to the committee about this bill do not need to be re-submitted.

Submissions already provided are available on the inquiry webpage.

Past Public Hearings

05 Oct 2016: Canberra