SUBMISSIONS

Appendix 11

 

 

The following is, on occasions, a general description of the subject of the submission only

1982 No records before this date but submissions were made

1982 Prayers in Parliament to the Speaker, Victoria. House of Assembly

1983 Conscientious Objection

1984 IVF, to The Waller Committee

Contempt of Court to Law Reform Commission of Victoria (LRCV)

Intoxication and Criminal Responsibility to LRCV

1985 Inquiry into Prostitution to Victorian Government

Australian Studies in Tertiary Education to Australia. [Dept of Education]

Religion in Census to Australian Bureau of Statistics

Promotion Health Education to Victoria. Health Dept

Multicultural Education to  Nacome and Australia. [Dept of Education]

Education of Gifted and Talented Children to  Australia. Senate Standing on Education and the Arts

1986 Domestic Violence to Victoria. Premier’s Department

Evidence Reform (Unsworn Statements) to LRCV

The Human Embryo Experimentation Bill, 1985 to  Australia. Tate Senate Standing Committee

Criminal Records (Spent convictions) to Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC)

Victims of Crime to Victoria. Legal and Constitutional Committee

Options for Dying With Dignity to Victorian Parliamentary Enquiry into

Options for Dying with Dignity

Social Education to Victoria. Education Dept.

Human Rights for Victoria to Victoria. Legal and Constitutional Committee

1987 Constitution Reform to Commonwealth Commission

Multicultural Council – Roles and Priorities to Dept of the Prime Minister

Immigration Policy to Australia. Committee to Advise on Australia’s

Immigration Policies

Health Issues to Victoria. Minister for Health

1988 Informed Consent to Medical Treatment to LRCV, ALRC, NSWLC

Inquiry into Community Violence to Victoria. Social Development Committee,

Unemployed – Income Support to Australia. Minister for Social Security

Sexual Offences Against Children to LRCV

Homicide to LRCV

Drugs, Crime and Society to Australia, Parliamentary Joint Committee on the

 National Crime Authority

Priorities for Reform in Higher Education to Australia. Senate Standing

Committee on Education and Training

Community Involvement of Retired Persons to  [Australia] Standing Committee

Community Affairs

1989 Violence on Television to Australian Broadcasting Tribunal

Reproductive Technology: records & information to National Bioethics

Consultative Committee (NBCC)

Inquiry into Violence to Australia. National Committee [Commission] on Violence

Review of Embryo Experimentation “Post Syngamy” to Standing Review and Advisory Committee on Infertility

Review of Equal Opportunity Act (Paper no 17) to LRCV

Green Spot Scheme: Interim Report toVictoria. Ministry for Planning and Environment

The Social Responsibilities of Commonwealth Statutory Authorities and Government Business Enterprises to Australia. Joint Parliamentary Committee of  Public Accounts

Surrogacy to NBCC

1990 All Male Jury to Minister for Justice, ACT

Religious Instruction in Schools to Victorian Minister for Education

Equal Opportunity Act – Review (2nd  Paper)  to LCRV

Enduring Powers of Attorney, to LCRV

Report on Priorities in Higher Education to Australia. Parliamentary Standing Committee

Law of Blasphemy to [Australia]Attorney General, Minister for Justice

The Cost of Justice to LRCV

Infertility Counselling to NBCC

Inquiry into Public Violence to Victorian Community Council Against Violence

Multiculturalism and the Law to  ALRC

National Inquiry Concerning the Human Rights of People with Mental Illness to Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

Surrogacy 2.  Implementation to NBCC

1991 Research Directions for Australia’s Future to Australian Science and Technology Council

Multiculturalism: Family Law to ALRC

Multiculturalism: Criminal Law to ALRC

Death caused by Dangerous Driving to LRCV

The Bail Act, 1977: a review, to LRCV

National Waste Minimisation and Recycling Strategy to Australia.  Minister for the Environment

Restrictions on Legal Practice to LRCV

Accountability of the Legal Profession to LRCV

Firearms restriction to Premier of Victoria

1992 –

1993 Radio and Television Broadcasts to Australian Broadcasting Authority

ASTEC’s Work Program 1993-94 to Australian Science and Technology  Council

Census on Religion, 1996 to Australian Bureau of Statistics

Indigenous People – a New Partnership to [Australia] Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Gender Issues and the Judiciary to Australia. Senate Standing Committee on

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Rights and Obligations of the Media to [as above]

Equality Before the Law to ALRC

Law Reform Commission to Australia. H of Reps Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Review of Firearms Act to Firearms Consultative Committee

Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Workplace to Australia. Dept of Health, Drugs of Branch

Inquiry into the Workplace of the Future  to Australia. H. of Reps Standing Committee on Long Term Strategies

1994 IVF Fertilisation and Embryo Transfer Guidelines to National Health and Medical Research Council

Mental Illness and Firearms Misuse to NSW Ministry of Police and Emergency Services

Media’s Code of Ethics to  Ethics Review Committee of the Media Entertainment and Arts Associations

Female Genital Mutilation to Family Law Council

Restoring Full Employment to Dept. of Prime Minister and the Cabinet

Aged Care to ALRC

The Civil Celebrants’ Program  to Australia. Attorney General

Tasmania’s Anti-homosexual Laws to Australia. Attorney General

The Trials of RU486 to Australia. Minister for Human Services and Health

Medical Assistance to the Dying to Australia. Minister for Human Services and Health

1995 World Population Conference, Cairo to  Australia Minister for Human Services and Health, Senator Nick Bolkus, Gordon Bilney

The Workforce of the Future to  Australia. H. of Reps. Standing Committee on Long term Strategies

Schools of the Future in Victoria to Victoria.  Minister for Schools Vocational Education and Training

Medical Assistance in Voluntary Euthanasia to Dr D Weedon, Pres AMA

Illicit Drug Use in Victoria to Drug Advisory Council

1996  Homeless Youth to Prime Minister

Portrayal of Violence to Victoria. Dept of Communication and the Arts

Organ retrieval and Donation to Australia. Health Ministers’ Advisory Council

Adult and Community Education to Australia. Senate Committee on Education and Training

Draft Guidelines on Assisted Reproductive Technology to Australian Health and Ethics Committee

ABC Review to B. Mansfield Inquiry

Voluntary Euthanasia and Abortion to Australia. Minister for Health and Family Services

Sentencing to Victorian Community Council Against Violence

Euthanasia Laws Bill, 1996 to Australia. Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee

Research on Human Subjects to Australian Health and Ethics Committee

1997  Suicide Prevention to Victorian Suicide Prevention Task Force

Right to Believe to Human Rights Commissioner

South Australian Voluntary Euthanasia Bill to South Australia. Select Committee on Voluntary Euthanasia Bill

Native Title (Wik) to Australia. Joint Committee on Native Title

Aboriginal Reconciliation to Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

Constitutional Convention (Republic) to  Office of  the Prime Minister and Cabinet

1998  Census 2001 (from Council of Australian Humanist Societies) to [Australian Bureau of Statistics]

Youth Homelessness to  Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Research on Human Subjects (2) to Australian Health Ethics Committee

1999  Freedom of religion and Belief to  Australia. Human Rights Sub-Committee

Independence and Integrity of the ABC to Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Inquiry into Human Cloning to Australia. H of Reps Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Declaration and Strategies for Reconciliation to Prime Minister, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation

Welfare Reform Review to Australia. Dept of Family and Community Services

2000  The Stolen Generation to Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee

NSW Bill of Rights to NSW. Legislative Council, Committee on Law and Justice

Responsible Gaming to Victoria. Dept of Treasury and Finance, Gaming Policy Unit

Interim Report on Welfare Reform to Reference Group on Welfare Reform

Northern Territory Mandatory Jailing to  N.T . Office of the Chief Minister

Safe Injecting Facilities to Victoria. Dept of Human Services

Health Records Bill to Victoria. Dept of Human Services, Information

Privacy Steering Committee

Essential Services to Victoria. Services, Markets and Regulation Strategy

Availability of RU486 to Australia. Minister for Health and Aged Care

Asylum Seekers to Australia. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Prime Minister

2001  Definition of Charities, etc to Australia,  Dept of the Treasury

Racial and Religious Tolerance Legislation to Victoria.  Dept of the Premier and Cabinet, Dept of Multicultural Affairs

Victorian Youth Strategy to Victoria.  Dept of Education, Employment and Training

National Privacy Guidelines to Australia. Privacy Commissioner

Ethical Guidelines on Assisted Reproductive Technology to [National Health and Medical Research Council]

ABC Board Appointments to Australia. Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications and Information Technology, Arts Reference Committee

2002  Migration and Humanitarian Programs to Australia. Dept of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Religion, Diversity and Social Cohesion to Australian Multicultural Foundation

Revision of Ethical issues in Organ Donation to National Health and Medical Research Council

Higher Education Review to [Australia]. Dept of Education, Science and Training

Oaths and Affirmation in Court to Victoria. Parliament

Issues on Aging to Australia. H of Reps, Standing Committee on Aging

Cloning and Stem Cell Research to Australia. Senate, Community Affairs Legislative Committee

Funding for Radio Australia to Chairman, ABC Board

Aboriginal Health Research Guidelines to National Health and Medical Research Council

2003  Humanitarian Program 2003/04 to Australia. Dept of Immigration [and Multicultural Affairs]

Ethics in Stem Cell Research to Victoria. Dept of Human Services

National Health Privacy Code to Australia. Health Ministers’ Council

ASIO Powers Bill to Australia. Legal and Constitutional Senate Committee

Human Rights Commission Bill, 2003 to As above

The Growing Rich/Poor Divide to Australia. Senate Community Affairs Legislative Committee

Census, 2006 to Australian Bureau of Statistics

Tertiary Education Funding and Equity of Access to Australia. Minister for Education, Science and Training

Changes to Medicare to Australia .Senate Select Committee on Medicare

Definition of a Charity to Australia.  Dept of the Treasury, Board of Taxation

Same sex Couples Rights to The Prime Minister

MedicarePlus Proposals to Australia. Senate Select Committee on Medicare

Senate Reform (S57 of the Constitution) to Dept of Prime Minister and Cabinet

2004  2004-05 Humanitarian Program to Australia. Dept of Immigration, Multi-cultural and Indigenous Affairs

Ethical Aspects of Xenotransplantation to Health and Ethics Section, NHMRC

Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement to Victoria. Dept of Justice

Administration of Aboriginal Affairs to Australia. Senate Select Committee on the Administration of Indigenous Affairs

Civil Union and Relationship Bill (NZ)  to New Zealand. Justice and Electoral Committee Secretariat

“Commercial-in-Confidence” to Australia. Attorney General, Government and shadow ministers

2005  Ethical Principles to Guide Biotechnology (1) to Victoria. Dept of Human Services

2005-06 Humanitarian Program Policy to Australia. Dept of Immigration,

Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

ASTIC Amendment Bill, 2004 (Supplementary) to Australia. Senate Select Committee on Indigenous Affairs

Corporal Punishment of Children to LRCV

Ethics in Research on Humans to LRCV

Ethical Principles to Guide Biotechnology (2)  to Victoria. Dept of Human Services

Review of the Education Act in Victoria to Victoria. Minister for Education

Human Rights Charter in Victoria to Victoria. Dept of Justice. Human Rights Consultative Committee

Gene Technology Ethics to Australia  Gene Technology Ethics Committee

Anti-terrorism Bill, 2005 to Australia. Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee

2006  Charter on Human Rights and Responsibilities; feedback (Invited comments on last draft) to Victoria. Dept of  Justice. Human Rights Consultative Committee

2006-07 Humanitarian Program  )Migrant quotas/sources) to Australia. Dept of Immigration, Multiculturalism and Aboriginal Affairs

RU486 E-mailed to [Federal] MPs prior to conscience vote

Ethical Principles in Gene Technology to Australia. Gene Technology Ethics Committee

Ethical Conduct in Human Research to NHMRC

Ethics in Organ Tissue Donation after Death to As above

Equity in Access to Education to Australia. Minister for Education, Science and Training

Ethics in Living organ/Tissue Donations to NHMRC

Stem Cell Research to Australia. Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Chaplains in State Schools to Australia. Dept Education, Science and Training

Genocide in Darfur to The Prime Minister

2007  2007-08 Humanitarian Program  to Dept of Immigration, Multiculturalism and Indigenous Affairs

Global Warming and Climate Change to Australia. Minister for the Environment

Access Card (1) to Australia. Minister for Human services

Joint ACOSS Letter: Inaction on Child Abuse to Minister for  Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Community Organisations to Victoria. Dept of Communities

Access Card (2) to Australia. Dept of human Services

Ethics of Merit Pay for Teachers to Australia. Minister of Education

Cluster Bombs to The Prime Minister

Decriminalisation  of Abortion Bill to Victoria. Attorney General, and all Victorian MPs

Abortion Law Reform to LRCV

2008  Census 2011 to Australian Bureau of Statistics

Federal Bill of Rights to Australia. Attorney General

The Education Revolution to Australia. Minister for Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Euthanasia Law Reform Bill, 2008 to Australia. Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee

Violence Against Women and Children to Australia. Dept of Families,

Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

What Should be Patentable to Australia. Advisory Council on Intellectual Property

2009 Freedom of Religion in the 21st Century to NSW. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

ABC and SBS: Future Roles to Australia. Dept of Broadband, Communication and Digital Economy

National Human Rights Consultation to Australia. Attorney General

Security Legislation Amendments to As above

Affordable Social Housing to Australia. Minister for Families, Housing,

Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace to Australian Office for Women

Anti-discrimination Exemptions to Victoria. Attorney General

Patentable Matter: options to Australia. Advisory Council on Intellectual Property

Inquiry into Suicide in Australia to Australia.  Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee

Corporate School Funding to Victoria. Minister for Education and Training

2010  Public Housing in Victoria to Victoria. Family and Community Development Committee

Education in Victoria to Victoria. Dept of Education and Training and Australia. Dept of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Racism to Prime Minister, Victoria. Premier, Attorneys General

National Bill of Rights to Prime Minister

Asylum Seekers Policy to As above

Appointing Judicial Officers to Victoria. Dept of Justice

Inclusion of First People In Australian Constitution to Prime Minister

Dying With Dignity Conscience Vote to All Senators

Commissioner for Children to Australia. Senate Committee on Children and Families

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