Submissions & Responses

pdficon_small  Guide to Advocacy & Lobbying March 2017

Working with and on behalf of its members, ANZASW plays an active role in making submissions on a variety of government policy programmes and legislative changes.

As part of the submission process members are approached to participate in providing direct input. In addition if you are aware of other policy or legislative issues that you believe ANZASW should be making comment on then please also contact National Office.

Review of the New Zealand Health & Disability Sector

Draft Terms of Reference>>

Chair: Helen Simpson

Interim report July 2019, Final Report January 2020


The Welfare Expert Advisory Group

NZHerald 28 May 2018: Expert Panel to advise on welfare system overhaul announced

Chair: Professor Cindy Kiro

Reports back to Parliament February 2019


Review of the Family Court

Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced a Review of the Family Court.

Terms of Reference are to be announced over the next few weeks.

Stuff Politics 10 April 2018: Justice Minister Andrew Little concerned about access to justice in Family Court 

Submission on Children, Young Persons (Oranga Tamariki) and their Families Legislation Bill

Submission on the TPPA (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement)

Submission on Mental Health & Addiction Workforce Action Plan 2016-2020