Terms of Reference

Current and proposed sexual consent laws in Australia, with particular reference to:

a. inconsistencies in consent laws across different jurisdictions;
b. the operation of consent laws in each jurisdiction;
c. any benefits of national harmonisation;
d. how consent laws impact survivor experience of the justice system;
e. the efficacy of jury directions about consent;
f. impact of consent laws on consent education;
g. the findings of any relevant state or territory law reform commission review or other inquiry; and
h. any other relevant matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560