Due: Wednesday, 7 August 2019 Issue Area: Alcohol and other Drugs

The Ministry of Health has opened public consultation on the proposals for the medicinal cannabis regulations needed to support the Medicinal Cannabis Scheme. Consultation closes Wednesday 7 August 2019 at 5 pm.

Due: Thursday, 8 August 2019 Issue Area: Tobacco

The chair of the Health Committee is calling for submissions on the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bil

Due: Monday, 19 August 2019 Issue Area: Other

The Medical Council of New Zealand are reviewing the statement on the maintenance and retention of patient records and would like your feedback.

The Medical Council of New Zealand intend to retain most of the existing statement without change and have added new guidance on:

Due: Friday, 23 August 2019 Issue Area: Alcohol and other Drugs

ASA calls for submissions on the review of its Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code

New Zealanders are being invited to offer their views on the Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code that the advertising industry are required to follow.

Due: Friday, 20 September 2019 Issue Area: Other

Public submissions are now being called for Inquiry into health inequities for Māori

The closing date for submissions is Friday, 20 September 2019

Past Submissions

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 Issue Area: Other

This bill implements the decisions announced by the Government in September 2016 aimed at breaking the pattern of family violence and reducing the harm and cost inflicted on those who suffer violence and wider New Zealand society, including increasing access to risk and needs assessments and services, more accurately recording family violence offending in the criminal justice system, enabling the introduction of codes of practice, and new information sharing provisions.

Friday, 19 May 2017 Issue Area: Other

To deliver more dynamic and successful cities that better meet the needs for housing, employment and amenity, the Government is proposing that major urban development projects are able to be built more quickly. 

Monday, 27 March 2017 Issue Area: Other

Public consultation on the budget this year contains a range of topics, including proposed new targeted rates, as well as a range of options for rates rises. 

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Issue Area: Other

The Government is seeking views on its proposed ban on the sale and manufacture of plastic microbeads in personal care products in New Zealand.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Issue Area: Well Child

This omnibus bill covers a wide range of legislative reforms to support the new operating model for the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, and will establish the statutory framework required to create a more child-centred operating model to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young persons.

Thursday, 2 February 2017 Issue Area: Other

This bill amends Part 2A of the Health Act 1956 by inserting a power for DHBs to make decisions and give directions about the fluoridation of local government drinking water supplies in their areas.

Saturday, 31 December 2016 Issue Area: Other

Public submissions are now being invited on the Inquiry, which will examine the law and administrative procedures for the conduct of Local Authority elections in light of the 2016 local elections.