- Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse – Consultation Paper on Criminal Justice
- The distribution of intimate images without consent
- Inquiry into allegations of abuse in Nauru and Manus regional processing centres
- Review of the Conveyancing (Sale of Land) Regulation 2010 and the conveyancing process in New South Wales
- First review of the workers compensation scheme by the Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice
- Crown Land Management Bill 2016
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse – Consultation Paper on Criminal Justice
The Criminal Law and Juvenile Justice Committees made a submission to the Royal Commission on the issues raised in the consultation paper on criminal justice.
The Committees’ submitted that the law in relation to tendency and coincidence evidence and joint trials does not need reform. The Committees consider that any proposals to amend the Uniform Evidence Law (and joint trials) should be referred to the Australian Law Reform Commission for appropriate review, consultation and research.
The Committees made substantial comments on issues relating to juvenile offenders including: the age of criminal responsibility; child sex offender registries; and working with children check schemes.