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Submissions for this consultation closed on Friday, 31 January 2020

The Australian Government invited submissions on the second exposure drafts of a package of legislation on religious freedom between 10 December 2019 and 31 January 2020. These are the:

  • Religious Discrimination Bill 2019
  • Religious Discrimination (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2019
  • Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Freedom of Religious) Bill 2019

Information on the first public consultation process on these bills can be found on the Religious Freedom Bills – first exposure drafts page.


We received 6,972 submissions, including a number of campaign-based submissions. We will publish submissions progressively over time, but note that given the volume received, not all submissions will be published.

If you require any of these documents in a different accessible format, please contact FoRConsultation@ag.gov.au.

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