The Department of Home Affairs will publish information about consultation arrangements that enable members of the public to comment on specific discussion papers for which the agency is responsible. All public consultations on discussion papers will be listed on this page.
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Assistance and Access Bill 2018 – Public Consultation
On 14 August 2018 the Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security, the Hon Angus Taylor MP, released an exposure draft of the Assistance and Access Bill 2018. The Bill contains measures to modernise the powers of Australia’s law enforcement and security agencies and ensure they are effective for the digital age.
AML/CTF statutory review implementation
On 29 April 2016, the Minister for Justice, the Honourable Michael Keenan MP, released the Report on the Statutory Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and Associated Rules and Regulations.
Modern Slavery in Supply Chains Reporting Requirement – Public Consultation
On 16 August 2017, the then Minister for Justice released a consultation paper on the Australian Government's proposed model for a Modern Slavery in Supply Chains Reporting Requirement.
Statutory Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
Section 251 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (AML/CTF Act) required a review of the operation of the AML/CTF Act and associated Rules and Regulations to commence before 13 December 2013, and a report of the review to be prepared and tabled in Parliament.
Telecommunications sector security reforms
The Critical Infrastructure Centre is leading implementation of the Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms (TSSR), which take effect from 18 September 2018.