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November

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the serious allegations of abuse, neglect and self-harm on Nauru and Manus Island

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October

Submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on its proposal to introduce temporary parent visas

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August

Submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into human services.

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July

Submission to the Victorian Government on the State Disability Plan.

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Submission to the Victorian Government on the Victorian Residential Tenancies Act .

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April

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee’s inquiry into the indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia

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Submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ inquiry into the conditions and treatment of asylum seekers and refugees at the regional processing centres in the Republic of Nauru and Papua New Guinea

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Customs and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

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March

Submission to the Council on Federal Financial Relations Affordable Housing Working Group Innovative Financing Models

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Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Inquiry into Accommodation for People with Disabilities

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Migration Amendment (Character Cancellation Consequential Provisions) Bill 2016

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February

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee on the Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures Bill 2015

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Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill 2015

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January

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2015

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December

Submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on planning the 2016-16 Migration Program

November

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2015

October

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration and Maritime Powers Amendment Bill (No.1) 2015 [Provisions]

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August

Submission to the Victorian ‘Education State’ consultation

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Submission to the Victorian VET fee review

July

Submission to the  Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

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Response to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s discussion paper on the proposed Community Support Program

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June

Submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s National Consultation on Australian Citizenship

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Submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry on the Migrant Intake into Australia

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May

Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department on Australia’s draft report to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department on Australia’s draft report to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

April

Submission to the Select Committee on the Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Strengthening Biometrics Integrity) Bill 2015

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Maintaining the Good Order of Immigration Detention Facilities) Bill 2015

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Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry into the impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Australian Border Force legislation

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March

Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council towards the Universal Periodic Review of Australia

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February

Response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Traditional Rights and Freedoms inquiry

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Response to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s discussion paper, Offshore Refugee and Humanitarian visas: Creating a simpler framework

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Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission consultation on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex rights

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Tribunals Amalgamation Bill 2014

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December

Submission for the Evaluation of the Adult Migrant English Program

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November

Submission for the Evaluation of Humanitarian Settlement Services and Complex Case Support programs

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Response to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Rights and Responsibilities 2014 Discussion Paper

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Australian Citizenship and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

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October

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload Bill) 2014

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on Migration Amendment (Character and General Visa Cancellation) Bill 2014

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Submission to the United Nations Committee Against Torture on Australia’s compliance with the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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Submission on Border Fees Review

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September

Response to Employment Services 2015-2020 Purchasing Arrangements Exposure Draft

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August

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Protecting Babies Born in Australia) Bill 2014

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Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry into the extent of income inequality in Australia

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Protection and Other Measures) Bill 2014

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Submission to the Department of Social Services Review of Australia’s Welfare System

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July

Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department on Commonwealth Tribunals Reform

May

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade on Human Rights Issues Confronting Women and Girls in the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific Region

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April

Submission to the Commonwealth Attorney-General on changes to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 [Provisions]

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March

Submission to Senate Economic References Committee Inquiry into Affordable Housing

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February

Submission to the NSW Legislative Council inquiry into social, public and affordable housing

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Submission to the Senate Education and Employment References Committee on TAFE in Australia

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January

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Bill 2013

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Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs inquiry into the Migration Amendment Bill 2013 [Provisions]

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April

Submission to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights Examination of the Migration (Regional Processing) Package of Legislation

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March

Submission to the Federal Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations on the Employment Services: Building on Success Discussion Paper

December

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Inquiry into the Migration and Security Legislation Amendment (Review of Security Assessments) Bill 2012

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Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrivals and Other Measures) Bill 2012

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Submission on the Australian Government’s proposed Integrated Service Delivery Framework

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November

Response to planning for the Australian Government 2013-14 Migration Program

Response to the Australian Government Family Support Program Future Directions Discussion Paper

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Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department on the draft 5th report by Australia on the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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August

Submission to the NSW Department of Family and Community Services on Future Directions for Specialist Homelessness Services in NSW

July

Submission to the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers

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Response to the Australian Government discussion paper on the proposed pilot of a private/community refugee sponsorship program

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May

Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission on the National Anti-Racism Partnership and Strategy

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April

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties inquiry into the ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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March

Response to the Australian Government discussion paper, Access and Equity: Inquiry into the Responsiveness of Australian Government Services to Australia’s Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Population

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February

Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department Consultation on the Exposure Draft of Australia’s National Human Rights Action Plan

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September

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into Australia’s Agreement with Malaysia in relation to Asylum Seekers

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August

Submission to the Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Immigration Detention Network

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Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department consultation on the National Human Rights Action Plan

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June

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Detention Reform and Procedural Fairness) Bill 2010

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May

Submission to Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character Test and Other Provisions) Bill 2011

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April

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee’s on Migration inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia

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March

Submission to the Attorney-General’s Department on recommendations made under the Universal Periodic Review of Australia

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Submission on a the discussion paper, A Sustainable Population Strategy for Australia

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Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security review of Administration and Expenditure in Australian Intelligence Agencies

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December

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

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October

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill and the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill

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July

Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council towards the Universal Periodic Review of Australia

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April

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade inquiry into Australia’s Relationship with the Countries of Africa

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010

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March

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration inquiry into the Migration Treatment of Disability

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September

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Complementary Protection) Bill 2009

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August

Response to the Australian Government discussion paper, ‘Integrated Humanitarian Settlement Strategy: Helping refugees and humanitarian entrants settle in Australia

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Test Review and Other Measures) Bill 2009

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Immigration Detention Reform) Bill 2009

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June

Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation

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August

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration inquiry into Immigration Detention in Australia

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February

Submission to the Review of the Australian Citizenship Test

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Submission to the Review of the Job Capacity Assessment Program

Submission to the General Review of Employment Services

2007

July

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry into the Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Testing) Bill

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February

Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security inquiry into the Terrorist Organisation Listing Provisions of the Criminal Code Act 1995

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2006

November

Response to the Australian Government discussion paper, ‘Measures to improve settlement outcomes for humanitarian entrants’

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Submission on the Australian Government discussion paper, ‘Australian Citizenship: Much more than a ceremony’

May

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Designated Unauthorised Arrivals) Bill 2006

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2003

October

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Agents Integrity Measures) Bill 2003 and Migration Agents Registration Application Charge Bill 2003

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September

Submission to the Board of Taxation in the context of the consultation on the Definition of a Charity

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August

Submission to the Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs inquiry into Child Custody Arrangements in the Event of Family Separation

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July

Submission to the Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters

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June

Submission on the discussion paper, ‘Building a fairer system for jobless individuals and families’

April

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee inquiry into the provisions of the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Bill 2003

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February

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration review of Migration Regulation 4.31B ($1,000 RRT Decision Fee)

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2002

October

Submission to the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs in the context of the Review of Settlement Services for Migrants and Humanitarian Program Entrants

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July

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry into the Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Bill 2002

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Submission to the NSW Government Green Paper, ‘Cultural Harmony: The Next Decade 2002-2012’

April

Submission to the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s national inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention

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Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee inquiry into the provisions of the Migration Legislation Amendment (Procedural Fairness) Bill 2002

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March

Submission to the Senate Select Committee inquiry into a ‘Certain Maritime Incident’

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2001

January

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade inquiry into the Link Between Aid and Human Rights

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1999

Submission to the review of the Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme for Asylum Seekers

Submission to the review of Material Assistance to Humanitarian Program Entrants

1998

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee on the on the Migration Legislation Amendment (Judicial Review) Bill 1998

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