2019

In 2019, our core federal policy areas are:

Further information about our federal policy areas can be viewed under 'Our work'.

Below is a listing of all of the ALA's submissions in 2019.

Submission To Date

Justice

Inquiry into the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee 11 July

Compensation

Motor Accident Insurance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Economics and Governance Committee 3 July

Justice

Alternative model for the appointment of costs assessors

Supreme Court of Queensland and District Court of Queensland 21 June

Justice

Review of the Defence of Insanity in s16 of the Criminal Code and Fitness to Plead

Tasmania Law Reform Institute 6 June

Justice

Safe access zones – Proposal for reform in Western Australia

Office of the Chief Health Officer, Department of Health 30 May

Justice

A suitable legislative framework for termination of pregnancy in South Australia

South Australia Law Reform Institute 30 May

Compensation

Universal terms for insurance within MySuper – Taking action on recommendation 4.13 of the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Royal Commission

Financial Services Reform Taskforce, The Treasury 26 April

Justice

Inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying

Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee 16 April

Justice

Inquiry into the Youth Justice and Related Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Social Policy Scrutiny Committee

Report

15 April

Compensation

Enforceability of financial services industry codes – Taking action on recommendation 1.15 of the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Royal Commission

Financial Services Reform Taskforce, The Treasury 12 April

Justice

Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Report

1 March

Compensation

Inquiry into current factors and trends influencing the cost of insurance under the statutory insurance scheme

MAIC CTP Premiums Team 21 February

Justice

Consent in relation to sexual assault offences

NSW Law Reform Commission 31 January

Compensation

Consultation Draft – Life Insurance Code of Practice

Financial Services Council 10 January