3. Inquiry into the Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill 2018

3. Inquiry into the Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill 2018

The Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety (the Committee) invites written submissions, from interested organisations and individuals, to its inquiry into the Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill 2018.

The Inquiry’s terms of reference (T of R) are available at: http://www.parliament.act.gov.au/in-committees/standing-committees-current-assembly/standing-committee-on-justice-and-community-safety/inquiry-into-the-crimes-consent-amendment-bill-2018

Written submissions should be lodged with the Committee Secretary by close of business on Friday 14 September 2018.

The Committee prefers all submissions to be lodged in electronic form (Word format), although handwritten submissions are acceptable. All submissions, including those sent electronically, must include a name, an email address, a postal address and a telephone contact number. Personal contact details will not be published.

Submissions should be forwarded to:

The Committee Secretary, Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety,Legislative Assembly for the ACT, GPO Box 1020, CANBERRA ACT 2601.

Email: LACommitteeJCS@parliament.act.gov.au

Further information on lodging a submission is available at: http://www.parliament.act.gov.au/in-committees/Getting-involved.

For further information please refer to the Committee inquiry homepage or contact the Committee Secretary, Andrew Snedden on (02) 6205 0199.

At its meeting on Tuesday 8 May 2018, the Assembly resolved the Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill 2018 be referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety for inquiry and report by the last sitting day in October 2018.

Terms of Reference PDF (185.0 KB) Word (94.5 KB)
01 Patricia Easteal PDF (728.5 KB)
02 Caroline Le Couteur PDF (7.7 MB)
03 ACT Bar Association PDF (538.8 KB)
04 Greg Tannahill PDF (332.6 KB)
05 Lauryn Roberts PDF (267.4 KB)
06 Diane Call PDF (267.6 KB)
07 Alan Cory and Janet Gibson PDF (241.8 KB)
08 Joel Dignam PDF (274.3 KB)
09 ANUSA PDF (252.2 KB)
10 ACT DPP. PDF (951.6 KB)
11 YWCA Canberra PDF (451.9 KB)
12 Herrick PDF (222.1 KB)
13 Confidential PDF (208.5 KB)
14 Blake PDF (286.9 KB)
15 Solomon PDF (328.3 KB)
16 AIDS Action Council of the ACT. PDF (4.3 MB)
17 Civil Liberties Australia PDF (298.1 KB)
18 Women with Disabilities ACT PDF (377.7 KB)
19 Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT PDF (380.4 KB)
20 Rape and Domestic Violence Service Australia PDF (579.7 KB)
21 Aguilar PDF (266.2 KB)
22 ACT Law Society PDF (752.5 KB)
23 Caroline Le Couteur MLA PDF (589.5 KB)
24 ACTCOSS PDF (512.8 KB)
25 Woman's Centre for Health Matters PDF (296.9 KB)
26 Young Women Speak Out PDF (351.5 KB)
27 Youth Coalition of the ACT PDF (685.9 KB)
28 Advocacy for Inclusion PDF (423.1 KB)

View Committee hearings transcripts

Go to current public hearings schedule

Public hearings:

28 September 2018, 10:15am - 1:00pm

2 October 2018, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

9 October 2018, 2:00pm - 4:45pm

1. Report 3 - Report on Inquiry into Crimes (Consent) Amendment 2018 (Full Report) - with Corrigendum PDF (617.6 KB)
2. Report 3 - Report on Inquiry into Crimes (Consent) Amendment 2018 (without Appendix E) - with Corrigendum PDF (505.4 KB) Word (2.0 MB)
Appendix E - Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill PDF (43.2 KB)
Appendix E - Explanatory statement PDF (92.9 KB)
Corrigendum dated 31 October 2018 PDF (162.8 KB) Word (77.8 KB)
Government responses tabled 21 February 2019 PDF (177.5 KB)
Media Release - Call for submissions on proposed amendment of the sexual consent provisions of ACT criminal law Crimes (Consent) Amendment Bill 2018 (21 August 2018) PDF (490.4 KB) Word (77.0 KB)

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.