Legislation updates

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities & Regional Development is working to improve the legislation applying in Norfolk Island.

This page contains information about consultation on any proposed changes and fact sheets about changes to legislation that have already been made.

Current Consultations


Justice and Safety

Local Government

  • Closed consultation – Norfolk Island Regional Council Elections PDF: 936 KB ReadSpeaker
  • Fact Sheet—Significant Development PDF: 233 KB ReadSpeaker
  • Fact Sheet—Changes to support Council Elections PDF: 231 KB ReadSpeaker
  • Closed Consultation—Norfolk Island Land Valuation Act PDF: 858 KB ReadSpeaker
  • Summary of submissions – Norfolk Island Land Valuation Act PDF: 563 KB ReadSpeaker


  • Closed consultation—Proposed changes to Norfolk Island Births, Deaths and Marriages Legislation PDF: 518 KB ReadSpeaker
  • Summary of submissions—Norfolk Island Births, Deaths and Marriages Legislation PDF: 108 KB ReadSpeaker

Compilations of Applied NSW Laws

Compilations of some NSW laws applied in Norfolk Island are made periodically and include the text of the NSW laws with amendments made for Norfolk Island by the Norfolk Island Applied Laws Ordinance 2016.

Compilations are accurate at the time they are made, but will not include any subsequent amendments made after the compilation date.

  • Local Government Act 1993 (NSW) (NI) compiled 8 December 2018 PDF: 6810 KB ReadSpeaker


Last Updated: 28 August, 2019