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Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Owning Institution:
Report

The performance and integrity of Australia's administrative review system: interim report

This interim report recommends that the Federal Attorney-General disassemble the current Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) and re-establish a new, federal administrative review system, by no later than 1 July 2023.
Report

The adequacy and efficacy of Australia’s anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing (AML/CTF) regime

Evidence to this inquiry largely focused on the impact and/or the benefits of extending the existing AML/CTF regime to DNFBPs that are not already subject to regulation of this nature. As such, this report largely focuses on this issue, but also canvasses other aspects of...
Report

The efficacy, fairness, timeliness and costs of the processing and granting of visa classes which provide for or allow for family and partner reunions

A key recommendation in this inquiry report is for the Department of Home Affairs to develop a long-term strategy to update its system for the processing of visas, and to improve its efficiency, reduce its complexities, reduce waiting times substantially, and to provide greater transparency...
Report

Report of the Inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy

This report acknowledges the enduring successes of Australian democracy. It is important to also understand the social changes that have posed new challenges to democratic participation and stability. The committee believes that this report demonstrates why Australia’s democratic institutions matter, and why reinvigorating them is...
Report

Inquiry into domestic violence with particular regard to violence against women and their children

This report presents the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee's views on Australia’s efforts to reduce domestic and family violence under the national plan, and proposes some questions for consideration in drafting the next iteration of the plan.