Submissions

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 2019
November 2019Submission to the Review of the NDIS Act and the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee
October 2019Submission to the Department of Health on Serious Incident Response Scheme for Commonwealth funded residential aged care - finer details consultation paper
September 2019Submission to the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women on Child Safety’s review of the Child Protection Act 1999 (discussion paper)
September 2019Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme inquiry into Supported Independent Living
September 2019Submission to the Joint Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme inquiry into NDIS planning
August 2019Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Statement of the Public Guardian
August 2019Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Quality of Care Amendment (Minimising the Use of Restraints) Principles 2019
July 2019Submission to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee on the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
April 2019Submission to the Queensland Parliament Education, Employment and Small Business Committee on the Disability Services and Other Legislation (NDIS) Amendment Bill 2019
 2018
November 2018 Submission to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee on the Queensland Human Rights Bill 2018
 2017
August 2017 Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee inquiry into the effectiveness of the Aged Care Quality Assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor practices, and ensuring proper clinical and medical care standards are maintained and practised
August 2017 Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS inquiry into transitional arrangements for the NDIS
July 2017 Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission on the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture Consultation Paper
March 2017 Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on Elder Abuse Discussion Paper 83
March 2017 Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS - Submission to the inquiry into the provision of services under the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition
January 2017

Submission to the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services on The next chapter in child protection legislation for Queensland (options paper)

  
 2016
December 2016

Submission to the Queensland Family and Child Commission on the review of the Foster Care System (Dec 2016)

October 2016 Submission to the Independent Review of Youth Detention Discussion Paper
August 2016

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission Issues Paper on Elder Abuse (August 2016)

July 2016

Submission to the Department of Housing and Public Works on the future directions of housing and homelessness in Queensland (July 2016)

June 2016

Submission to the National Children's Commissioner on the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture in the context of Youth Justice Detention Centres (June 2016)

June 2016

Submission on the Review of the National Disability Advocacy Program (June 2016)

April 2016

Submission to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee on the human rights inquiry

April 2016

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on the inquiry onto indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia

March 2016

Submission to the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services on the review of the operation of the Adoption Act 2009

February 2016

Submission to the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services on the review of the Child Protection Act 1999

March 2016

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS concerning the issue of accommodation for people with disabilities

  
 2015
October 2015

Submission to the Department of Social Services on the Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms

October 2015

Draft Mental Health Bill 2015: To the Queensland Parliamentary Committee:

August 2015

Submission to the review of the National Disability Advocacy Framework

June 2015

Draft Mental Health Bill 2015: To the Queensland Government Department of Health:

May 2015

Submission to Queensland Government Communities, Disability Services, and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee concerning the adequacy of existing financial protections for Queensland seniors

May 2015

Proposal for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguarding Framework

April 2015

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee concerning violence abuse and neglect of people with a disability
February 2015

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee concerning young people with severe disabilities in residential care *This publication was produced prior to the current government