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 Ms. Marina Louise Farnan 17 August 2012 16 August 2019
Other VACANT    
Other Ms. Meredith Leigh 1 April 2016 28 February 2023
Other VACANT    
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