In 2024, 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 2024.

Submission To Date

Human Rights | Queensland

Independent Review of Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019

Professor Susan Harris Rimmer and the Review team 21 June

Justice / ATSI Justice | National

Justice responses to sexual violence

Australian Law Reform Commission, Australian Government 24 May

Compensation / Justice | National

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Getting the NDIS Back on Track No. 1) Bill 2024 (Cth)

Community Affairs Legislation Committee, Senate, Parliament of Australia 22 May

ATSI Justice | National

Allies for Uluru Statement of Commitment

NA 22 May

Justice / ATSI Justice | National

Inquiry into civics education, engagement and participation in Australia (joint ANTAR & ALA submission)

Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters 20 May

Justice | National

Open letter on whistleblowers

The Prime Minister of Australia and Commonwealth Attorney-General 19 May

Justice / ATSI Justice | NSW

Impact of the regulatory framework for cannabis in New South Wales

Portfolio Committee No. 1 – Premier and Finance, Parliament of New South Wales 17 May

Compensation | Queensland

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024 (Qld)

Education, Employment, Training and Skills Committee, Queensland Parliament

Final report

10 May

Compensation | National

Consultation Draft: Guide for Arranging Rehabilitation Assessments and Requiring Examinations

Comcare, Australian Government 18 April

Human rights / Justice | National

Migration Amendment (Removal and Other Measures) Bill 2024 (Cth)

Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Parliament of Australia


12 April

Justice / ATSI Justice | South Australia

Alternative diversion model for children under the raised minimum age of criminal responsibility

Attorney-General's Department, Government of South Australia

25 March

Compensation | Queensland

Consultation Draft – Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024 (Qld)

Workers' Compensation Regulatory Services, Office of Industrial Relations, Queensland 21 March

Compensation / Justice | National

Developing a ‘Guide for Arranging Rehabilitation Assessments and Requiring Examinations’

Comcare, Australian Government 4 March

Compensation / Justice | National

Improving consumer experiences, choice, and outcomes in Australia’s retirement system

Senate Economics References Committee, Parliament of Australia 4 March

Compensation | Queensland

Current factors and trends influencing the cost of insurance under Queensland's CTP insurance scheme

Motor Accident Insurance Commission, Queensland 26 February

Human rights, Justice & ATSI Justice | National

NDIS participant experience in rural, regional and remote Australia

Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Parliament of Australia 23 February

Justice / ATSI Justice | Victoria

Open letter: Investment in prevention strategies and health services – not more Tasers – for Victoria

The Hon Jaclyn Symes, Attorney-General of Victoria 22 February

Compensation, Human rights & Justice | National

Exposure Draft: Aged Care Bill 2023 (Cth)

Department of Health and Aged Care, Australian Government 16 February

Human rights, Justice & ATSI Justice | Northern Territory

A framework for Voluntary Assisted Dying in the Northern Territory

Expert Advisory Panel, Department of Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government

16 February

Human rights, Justice & ATSI Justice | South Australia

Inquiry into the potential for a Human Rights Act for South Australia

Social Development Committee, Parliament of South Australia 14 February

Compensation / Justice | National

Use of genetic testing results in life insurance underwriting

The Treasury, Australian Government 30 January

Compensation, Justice & ATSI Justice | Tasmania

Reproductive, maternal and paediatric health services in Tasmania

Select Committee on Reproductive, Maternal and Paediatric health services in Tasmania, Parliament of Tasmania 25 January

Compensation / Justice | Victoria

Inquiry into the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (WorkCover Scheme Modernisation) Bill 2023

Hearing testimony from Shaun Marcus and Lachlan Fitch

Legislative Council Economy and Infrastructure Committee, Parliament of Victoria


4 January