Reports and submissions

2024

January 2024 – Community Legal Centres Australia Commonwealth pre-budget submission 2024-25

2023

October 2023 – Submission to the Independent Review of the National Legal Assistance Partnership Agreement

September 2023 Community Legal Centres Australia submission to the Inquiry into Australia’s Human Rights Framework

August 2023 Community Legal Centres Australia submission to the Independent Review of Commonwealth Disaster Funding

August 2023 – Statement on the worsening rental crisis in Australia 

April 2023 – Senate inquiry into the extent and nature of poverty in Australia 

February 2023 – Community Legal Centres Australia Submission to the Robodebt Royal Commission 

February 2023 – 

Submission to the Joint Committee on Law Enforcement inquiry into Australia’s illicit drug problem – challenges and opportunities for law enforcement 

2022 

2022 – Impacts of COVID-19 on the Community Legal Sector – Paper 

2021

March 2021 – Submission to Treasury re the Australian Charities and Notforprofits Commission Amendment (2021 Measures No. 2) Regulations 2021 

2020

August 2020 – Time for a UN Convention on the rights of older persons: How the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the need to protect our rights in older age 

July 2020 – Australia’s Human Rights Scorecard: Australia’s 2020 United Nations UPR NGO Coalition Report 

2019

2019 – #MeToo: Legal Responses to Sexual Harassment at Work 2019 

December 2019 – CLCs Australia Positions on the Global Climate Crisis 

March 2019 – Submission to the Review of Coordination and Funding of Financial Counselling Services  

2018

November 2018 – Joint NACLC and Financial Counselling Australia Brief – Funding Financial Counselling and Legal Services 

October 2018 – Joint NACLC and Financial Counselling Australia Submission to the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry  

October 2018 –  Submission to the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program Review 2018 

October 2018 – National Submission to the Review of the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services Review 2018 

October 2018 – Organisational Submission to the Review of the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services Review 2018

February 2018 – Joint submission to the Religious Freedoms Inquiry

January 2018 – Submission on the Terms of Reference for the National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services Review

2017

August 2017 – Submission to Treasury on Proposed DGR Reforms

September 2017 – NACLC submission on the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Discussion Paper, Incarceration Rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples   

January 2017 – NACLC submission on the consultation on access to retained data in civil proceedings   

Selection of older submissions

January 2016 – NACLC submission on same sex marriage exposure draft Bill

August 2016 – Joint NACLC and National Older Persons Legal Services Network submission to ALRC Elder Abuse Issues Paper 47 

May 2014 – Joint Submission to the Productivity Commission: Access to Justice Arrangements Inquiry 

June 2014 – Supplementary Submission on Law Reform to the Productivity Commission Access to Justice Inquiry

November 2014 – National Human Rights Network Submission to the AHRC on the Rights and Responsibilities Discussion Paper 

February 2010 – Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission regarding draft guidelines for ensuring income management measures are compliant with the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 

February 2010 –  Submission to the Australian Senate Inquiry into the Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act Bill 2009 

Submissions to the United Nations