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Petitions List

Due to the impacts of COVID-19 on the House sitting pattern, the following petitioning activities have been interrupted:
  • Presentation of petitions scheduled for 23 March 2020
  • Referral of petitions to Ministers scheduled for 23 March 2020

This notice applies to all e-petitions that were opened for signatures on 5 and 12 February 2020 and paper petitions that were approved on 4 March 2020.  

The presentation of ministerial responses scheduled for 23 March 2020 has also been interrupted.

Further advice about when these activities are expected to occur will be made available here when known.

The Committee expects to meet as scheduled on 25 March and 13 May 2020 to consider all recently received petitions.

Petition {{petition.PetitionNumber}} - {{petition.PetitionTitle}}

  • The petition is open for collecting signatures until the signature closing date. Petitions are open for collecting signatures for four weeks from the date of certification by the Committee.
  • The petition is no longer collecting signatures and is awaiting presentation to the House by the Committee Chair or nominated Member.
  • The petition has been presented to the House and is awaiting a response from the Minister responsible for the matter(s) raised in the petition request.
  • A response has been received from the Minister responsible for the matter(s) raised in the petition request. The response has been presented to the House by the Committee Chair is available to view below.



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Closing date for signatures: {{petition.SignDeadline | date: "dd MMMM yyyy '(11.59pm AEST)'"}}
Ministerial response to petition

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  • 1. Personal Details
  • 2. Confirm
  • 3. Verify
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Thank you for completing the first step in signing an e-petition. There is one more step that you need to do. Check the email account used to verify your email and click the link in the email to sign the petition. Your signature is not valid until you click the link which is valid for eight hours.