As New Zealand’s leading cancer charity, our role is to advocate for effective cancer control laws and policies on behalf of our communities.

What is a submission?

A submission is a written statement given to decision-makers such as the Government or regulatory authority.

When decision-makers are conducting an inquiry or introducing new policies and legislation, they will call for public submissions.

Submissions are a way for the people of New Zealand to have a say and influence decision-making.

 

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The Beehive, New Zealand Parliament building
Smokefree logo at school
Smokefree logo at school
Bottom left: The Beehive, New Zealand Parliament building | Bottom right: Smokefree logo at school
Top right: The Beehive, New Zealand Parliament building | Bottom right: Smokefree logo at school

Cancer Society submissions

We make submissions to the Government and other key decision-making agencies on a range of national issues relating to cancer control.

Submissions are a valuable opportunity for us to present an evidence-based position on actions the Government and others can take to reduce the impact of cancer.

We welcome and encourage community members to contribute their views.

Read our recent national submissions

Once we send in our submission, they will be available to download here. They will also be published on the Parliament website. 

Last updated: June 9, 2021