Culture is Identity Bill 2022
On 11 August 2022, a Parliamentary Inquiry commenced into the Private Members Bill. The Bill was introduced in the Legislative Council by
Reverend the Hon Fred Nile MLC on 21 June 2022.
Please note: Aboriginal Affairs NSW does not have a role in the Parliamentary Inquiry process or drafting of the Private Members
More information regarding Aboriginal Cultural Heritage reforms led by Aboriginal Affairs can be found here.
Further information on the Private Members Bill including how to make a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry can be found here.
Submissions have closed. Public hearings are scheduled for 23 September and 4 October 2022, and the committee is expected to provide a
report in early November 2022.