This is the Joint Select Committee on the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020.
The period for making submissions to this inquiry is now closed. Thank you if you have made a submission to the inquiry. Submissions have now been published. A report on the results of the survey online submission is available here
Terms of Reference
(a) Existing rights and legal protections contained in the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) and other relevant NSW and Commonwealth legislation;
(b) The recommendations relevant to NSW from the Expert Panel Report: Religious Freedom Review (2018);
(c) The interaction between Commonwealth and NSW anti-discrimination laws and the desirability of
consistency between those laws, including consideration of
(i) The draft Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 (Cth) which has been released for public consultation, and
(ii) The Australian Law Reform Commission’s reference into the Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-discrimination Legislation.
4. The Committee will consult with key stakeholders as required.
Amending membership resolution passed by the Legislative Council, 5 August 2020, Votes and Proceedings no. 61, Entry no. 9
Resolution passed by the Legislative Assembly, 18 June 2020, Votes and Proceedings No.56, Entry no.10
Resolution passed by the Legislative Council, 18 June, Votes and Proceedings No.56, Entry no.20
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.