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Voluntary assisted dying review

Terms of reference (PDF, 65.6 KB)
Consultation Paper WP 79
Report 79:A legal framework for voluntary assisted dying
- Full Report (PDF, 8.2 MB)
- Draft Bill (PDF, 892.1 KB)
- Report Summary (PDF, 4.4 MB)
A legal framework for voluntary assisted dying in Queensland (4 page summary) (PDF, 753.2 KB)

Terms of reference (PDF, 19.9 KB)
Consultation Paper WP78 (PDF, 736.0 KB)
Report 78 (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Review of Queensland’s laws relating to civil surveillance and the protection of privacy in the context
of current and emerging technologies

Terms of reference (PDF, 315.6 KB)
Consultation Paper WP No 77   (PDF, 1.9 MB)
Report 77 (PDF, 3.1 MB)

Review of termination of pregnancy laws

Terms of reference (PDF, 396.1 KB)
Consultation Paper WP No 76 (PDF, 1.5 MB)
Report 76 (PDF, 2.9 MB)
Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018 (PDF, 324.7 KB) (introduced into Parliament on 22 August 2018 and passed on 17 October 2018)
with Explanatory Notes (PDF, 368.2 KB)

Domestic violence disclosure scheme

Terms of reference (PDF, 504.2 KB)
Consultation Paper WP75 (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Report 75   (PDF, 2.0 MB)

Expunging criminal convictions for historical gay sex offences

Terms of reference (PDF, 443.1 KB)
Consultation Paper WP 74 (PDF, 2.3 MB)
Report 74   (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Review of the Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011

Terms of reference (PDF, 188.8 KB)
Discussion Paper WP 72 (PDF, 1.4 MB)
Report 72   (PDF, 2.3 MB)

Review of Child Protection Mandatory Reporting Laws for the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector

Terms of reference (PDF, 125.6 KB)
Discussion Paper WP 73 (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Report 73   (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Queensland Government response to Report 73 (PDF, 128.5 KB)

A review of the Trusts Act 1973

Terms of reference (26kB)
Discussion Paper WP70 (3.923MB)
Interim Report WP71 (9MB)
Report 71 (3.68MB)

A Review of Religious and Certain other Community Organisation Acts

Terms of reference (52kB)
Report 70 (2.45MB)

A review of the law in relation to the final disposal of a dead body

Terms of reference (160kB)
Information Paper WP58 (640kB)
Report 69 (2.12MB)

Jury Selection

Terms of reference (19.3 kB)
Discussion Paper WP69 (PDF, 1.9 MB) rtf version (7.18MB rtf file)
Report 68 (PDF 3MB) or RTF (6.8MB)

A review of Queensland's guardianship laws

Terms of reference (95kB)
Final report for stage two:
Report 67 Volume 1 (PDF, 1.9 MB)
[including Executive Summary (289kB) and Summary of Recommendations (453kB) ]
Report 67 Volume 2 (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Report 67 Volume 3 (PDF, 2.0 MB)
Report 67 Volume 4 (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Jury Directions

Terms of reference (14.6kB)
Issues Paper WP66 (1.4MB pdf)
Discussion Paper WP67 (1.72MB) pdf
Report 66 Volume 1 (2.09MB)
Report 66 Volume 2 (2.89MB)

Uniform Succession Laws Project

The final report on the administration of estates of deceased persons (R65), which concluded this project, was completed in April 2009. It was presented at the April 2009 meeting of the Standing Committee of Attorneys General and was tabled in the Queensland Parliament on 7 July 2009.

Report R65 Volume 1 (2.74MB)
Report R65 Volume 2 (2.59MB)
Report R65 Volume 3 (2.61MB)
Report R65 Volume 4 (1.06MB)

A review of the excuse of accident and the defence of provocation

Terms of reference (88kB)
Discussion Paper WP62 (1.08MB)
Discussion Paper WP63 (PDF, 922.0 KB)
Report 64 (PDF, 2.0 MB)