Parliamentary activity

Bills and legislation

Parliament is sitting this week. Check this page for updates on bills debated during the week.

Passed the Parliament

Will now go to Governor for Royal Assent

New bills

Residential Tenancies Amendment (Rent Freeze and Caps) Bill 2023

Amends the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 to provide for a suspension on rent increases for 2 years, to provide for a maximum rate for future rent increases, to prohibit excessive rent for premises to be rented for the first time, to remove certain grounds for notices to vacate and for other purposes.


Planning and Environment Amendment (Soil Protection) (Solar Power Generation Facilities) Bill 2023

Amends the Planning and Environment Act 1987 to provide for the mandatory consideration of soil and waterway protection when making the determination of applications for permits relating to solar energy generation facilities and for other purposes.

Special Investigator Repeal Bill 2023

Gambling Legislation Amendment Bill 2023