Submissions


The Pirate Party regularly makes submissions to inquiries and reviews into legislation in areas of interest to our members. The table below is regularly updated with the submissions made.

Date Body Submission (PDF) Author
6 October 2017 Department of Communications and the Arts Submission to the review of Copyright Regulations 1969 and the Copyright Tribunal (Procedure) Regulations 1969 John August
2 June 2017 Redistribution Committee for Queensland Comments on submissions Alex Jago
20 May 2017 Redistribution Committee for Queensland Submission to the Queensland Federal Redistribution Alex Jago
16 December 2016 Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016 William Pettersson and Tom Randle
12 December 2016 Productivity Commission Draft Report of the Inquiry into Data Availability and Use 2016 William Pettersson and Tom Randle
18 November 2016 Australian Government Public Consultation on Australia’s First Open Government National Action Plan 2016–18 Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer and William Pettersson
31 October 2016 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry into and Report on All Aspects of the Conduct of the 2016 Federal Election and Matters Related Thereto Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
21 September 2016 Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into the Preparation, Administration and Management of the 2016 Census By the Australian Bureau of Statistics Simon Frew and Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
3 June 2016 Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements Draft Report Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer and Thomas Randle
11 March 2016 Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (Tabled 9 February 2016) Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
29 February 2016 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry into the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 (Cth) Brendan Molloy and Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
17 July 2015 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security Inquiry into the Australian Citizenship (Allegiance to Australia) Amendment Bill 2015 Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
10 July 2015 Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into Treaties tabled on 16 June 2015: Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for People who are Blind, Visually Impaired or otherwise Print Disabled Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
16 April 2015 Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
27 February 2015 Australian Law Reform Commission Review of Commonwealth Laws for Consistency with Traditional Rights, Freedoms and Privileges: Traditional Rights and Freedoms — Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (Issues Paper 46) Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
19 January 2015 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security Inquiry into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
30 November 2014 Attorney-General’s Department Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Consultation Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
6 November 2014 Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Freedom of Information Amendment (New Arrangements) Bill 2014 Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
3 October 2014 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security Inquiry into the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014 Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
5 September 2014 Attorney-General’s Department Online Copyright Infringement Discussion Paper Simon Frew, Brendan Molloy and Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
8 August 2014 Department of Social Services Review of Australia’s Welfare System Pirate Party Australia
6 August 2014 Parliamentary Joint Committee on
Intelligence and Security
Inquiry into the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014 Arik Baratz, David Crafti, Andrew Downing and Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
20 June 2014 Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into Treaties Tabled on 13 May 2014: Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
30 April 2014 Attorney-General’s Department Amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975: Freedom of speech (repeal of s 18C) Bill 2014 exposure draft Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
14 April 2014 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters Inquiry into and report on all aspects of the 2013 Federal Election and matters related thereto Brendan Molloy and David Crafti
11 April 2014 Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee Inquiry into the Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014 Simon Frew and Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
7 March 2014 Department of Communications Public consultation on Enhancing Online Safety for Children Andrew Downing, Laura Killian and Bill McLean
27 February 2014 Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Comprehensive Revision of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 Simon Frew and Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
7 February 2014 IP Australia Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2014 Pirate Party Australia (Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer)
22 January 2014 Senate Education and Employment References Committee Inquiry into the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013 Pirate Party Australia (Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer)
18 November 2013 Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Review of the Innovation Patent System (Options Paper) Pirate Party Australia (Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer)
31 July 2013 Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Telecommunications Amendment (Get a Warrant) Bill 2013 Simon Frew
30 July 2013 Australian Law Reform Commission ALRC Discussion Paper 79: Copyright and the Digital Economy Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
2013 IP Australia Consultation on an Objects Clause and Exclusion from Patentability (Consultation Paper) Simon Frew
December 2012 Attorney-General’s Department Review of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 Simon Frew, Brendan Molloy, Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer and Rodney Serkowski
November 2012 Attorney-General’s Department Australian Privacy Breach Notification Discussion Paper Simon Frew
November 2012 Australian Law Reform Commission ALRC Issues Paper 42: Copyright and the Digital Economy Simon Frew, Brendan Molloy, Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer and Rodney Serkowski
October 2012 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (Supplementary) Inquiry into potential reforms of National Security Legislation Simon Frew
August 2012 Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security Inquiry into potential reforms of National Security Legislation Simon Frew and Ben McGinnes
August 2012 Attorney-General’s Department Review of Technological Protection Measure exceptions made under the Copyright Act 1968 Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
6 June 2012 Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (Supplementary) Inquiry into Treaty Tabled on 21 November 2011: Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Simon Frew, Brendan Molloy, Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer and Rodney Serkowski
April 2012 Attorney-General’s Department Critique of the Draft Terms of Reference for the Australian Law Reform Commission Copyright Review Simon Frew, Brendan Molloy and Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer
January 2012 Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into Treaty Tabled on 21 November 2011: Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Simon Frew, Brendan Molloy, Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer and Rodney Serkowski
October 2011 Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Review of the Innovation Patent System (Issues Paper) Brendan Molloy, Mozart Olbrycht-Palmer and Rodney Serkowski
March 2011 Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into Treaty tabled on 1 March 2011: Australia’s Accession to the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime Rodney Serkowski
2011 Australian Law Reform Commission ALRC Issues Paper 40: National Classification Scheme Review Pirate Party Australia