Public consultation closed on Friday 11 May 2018.
The Combat Sports Authority (the Authority) is conducting a review of the Combat Sports Act 2013 (the Act). The review is considering:
- recommendations made by the Coroner’s Court of NSW arising from the inquest into the death of professional boxer David Browne
- provisions of the Act that may be causing unnecessary regulatory burden.
The Authority developed a Consultation Paper to obtain the views of the public, industry and other stakeholders on the following issues.
- The objectives of the Act
- The regulatory framework
- Combat sport contests
- Combat sports rules
- Compliance with and breaches of the Act
- Other issues.
Public consultation concluded on Friday 11 May 2018. As part of the consultation six public consultation forums were undertaken by an independent consultant and the reports of those consultations are provided below. Written submissions made to the Combat Sports Authority, including survey question responses, will be published on this webpage shortly.