Prepare a written or oral submission


  • Know the issue well - read and understand the document you have the opportunity to submit your feedback on.
  • Write according to the terms of reference - understand what the Ministry/ Select Committee requires you to provide in your submission 
  • Understand the content - know what is proposed and the rationale behind the proposal.
  • Conduct background research to develop your key messages. You can:
    • read our Roadmap and check out other information in the Explore section
    • The ActionPoint website also has lots of useful information, particularly in the Drinking Culture section
    • contact us for a submission template
    • perform newspaper research - search for any news about the issues/consultation. This includes news articles and letters to the editor.