House of Representatives Committees

House Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Inquiry into equal opportunity and equal status for women in Australia

Report

On 30 April 1992, the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs tabled its report on the inquiry into equal opportunity and equal status for women in Australia entitled Half way to equal.

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This report is available in five parts to reduce download size.
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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 10 chapters, 1 dissent and 4 appendices.

Half way to equal

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 2 (PDF 3043KB)
Contents, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations, Summary and Recommendations

Ch1: The inquiry

Ch2: The context for women in the 1990s

Part B: Chapter 3 to Chapter 5 (PDF 3387KB)
Ch3: All women work but only some get paid
Ch4: Issues affecting equal opportunity for women in the paid workforce
Ch5: Women and income security

Part C: Chapter 6 to Chapter 8 (PDF 3368KB)
Ch6: Leisure and sport
Ch7: Recognition
Ch8: Education and training

Part D: Chapter 9 to Dissenting Report (PDF 3815KB)
Ch9: Women with particular needs
Ch10: Legislation
Dissenting Report by K J Andrews MP, F E Bailey MP, A G Cadman MP, P H Costello MP and M J C Ronaldson MP

Part E: Appendicies (end) (PDF 2847KB)

Appendix A: Submissions

Appendix B: Exhibits
Appendix C: Witnesses

Appendix D: Seminar Speakers

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