Submission to the Review of Religious Freedom by the Expert Panel of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Parliament House. It involves: Context; Human rights law; Freedom of religion; Freedom of conduct and religious freedom; Commonwealth constraints on freedom of religion or belief; Sex Discrimination Act; Fair Work Act; ICCPR, discrimination and the Commonwealth; State and Territory legislation; Freedom of speech; Problems with Exemptions; Exceptions for religious organisations, especially in employment; Health care provision by religious institutions; Conclusion to problems with exemptions; General Conclusion; Recommendations.
Submission on Freedom of Speech & the AHRC to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights. It involves: Freedom of Speech; Justifiable limitations; Unjustifiable limitations; Racial Discrimination Act 1975; Section 18C; Section 27; Australian Human Rights Act 1986; Duties, functions and powers of the Commission; Complaints; Burden of Proof; Justifiable reversals of shifts; Unjustifiable reversals of shifts; Sex Discrimination Act 1984; Other Acts; Conclusion.
Submission on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill to the Select Committee on the Exposure Draft of the Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill. It involves: Terms of reference; The purpose of marriage; Freedom of religion; The nature of freedom of religion; Justifiable limitations; Exposure draft Marriage Amendment (Same-Sex Marriage) Bill; Exceptions generally; Proposed exemptions; Conclusion.
Submission on the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) (Offensive Advertising) Amendment Bill 2016 to the Transportation and Utilities Committee Research Director, Parliament House QLD. It involves: Transport Operations (Road Use Management) (Offensive Advertising) Amendment Bill 2016; Intent of the Bill; Unintended consequences; Conclusion.
Submission on the 2016 Federal Election to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters. It involves: Terms of Reference; Democratic principles and the conduct of elections; Individual freedom; Freedom of association; Civil society; Representative democracy; Limitation of abuse; Membership of political parties; Political contributions and gifts; Disclosure of contributions and gifts; Foreign funding; Representation and voting systems; Current system; Compulsory voting; Preferential voting; Senate voting; The campaign; Truth in advertising; Recommending candidates or parties; How-to-vote cards; Integrity of the Electoral Roll; Proof of identity; Close of the electoral roll; Integrity of the Voting Process; Voter identity; Voting locations; Postal voting;
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