Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) is the Commonwealth's principal provider of professional legislative drafting and publishing services. OPC delivers timely, high quality drafting and advisory services for Bills, legislative instruments and other instruments, prepares compilations of laws as amended and publishes legislation and government notices on behalf of more than 70 agencies. OPC also provides comprehensive, free access to Commonwealth legislation and related material through the ComLaw website.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    15 May 1970

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Other Mr Keith Byles PSM 14 January 2018 13 January 2025
Other Ms. Meredith Leigh 1 March 2016 28 February 2023
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director VACANT    
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