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Inquiry Name:

Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2018

Date Commenced:17 Oct 2018
Date Ended:22 Nov 2018
Tabling Date:22 Nov 2018
Inquiry Status:Past

Committee Name:

Legislation Committee

House:Legislative Council

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Hon. Dr Sally Elizabeth Talbot MLC
Hon. Nicolas (Nick) Pierre Goiran MLC
Hon. Pierre Shuai Yang MLC
Hon. Simon O'Brien MLC
Hon. Colin Stephen de Grussa MLC

Substitute Members:

Hon. Ricky (Rick) John Mazza MLCsubstitute forHon. Colin Stephen de Grussa MLC


Media Statements:

10/18/2018
Staff Members: Ms Anne Turner, B.Juris LLB (Advisory Officer (Legal))
Ms Clair Siva (Committee Clerk)
Mrs Maddison Evans (Committee Clerk)

Contact Details

Phone No:08 9222 7428
Fax No:08 9222 7805
Postal Address:
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Terms of Reference:On 17 October 2018 the Legislative Council referred the Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2018 to the Committee to inquire and report by 22 November 2018. The Committee has the power to inquire into and report on the policy of the Bill.

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Legislative Council Guide to Making Submissions to a Parliamentary Committee






Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

Hearing Dates:

Date

Time

Venue

Organisation

Witnesses

Broadcasted In

Pub/Priv

10/23/201801:30 PMReal Estate Institute of Western Australia LCCO Public
10/23/201803:00 PMDepartment of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety LCCO Public

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Related Written Submissions:

Written Submission by Department of Mines, Industrial Regulation and Safety received on 30 Oct 2018
Written Submission by WA Council of Social Service dated 30 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Anglicare WA received on 31 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Albany Community Legal Centre received on 31 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Hon Simone McGurk MLA, Minister for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence received on 31 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Shelter WA received on 31 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Southern Communities Advocacy and Legal Education Service Inc. (SCALES) dated 31 Oct 2018
Written Submission by Tenancy WA received on 1 Nov 2018
Written Submission by Office of the Commissioner for Victims of Crime received on 2 Nov 2018
Written Submission by Commissioner for Children and Young People WA dated 16 Nov 2018

Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Damian Collins, President, Real Estate Institute of Western Australia on 23/10/2018
• Evidence by Ms Penny Lipscombe Director; Ms Patricia Blake Senior Policy Officer; Mr Tom Filov; Manager, Legislation and Policy, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, Consumer Protection Division on 23/10/2018

Related Reports:

• Report No 38 - Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2018 (22 Nov 2018)

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:

• Related Document: Letter from Shelter WA
• Related Document: Letter from Hon John Quigley MLA, Attorney General
• Related Document: Letter from The Family Law Practitioners Association of WA – Response to request for comment on the bill
• Related Document: Email from Mr Russell Poliwka, Principal, First Western Realty
• Related Document: Letter from Western Australia Police Force – response to request for comment on the bill and Family Violence Report Form