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Second Reading Speeches

Sex Discrimination and Other Legislation Amendment (Save Women’s Sport) Bill 2022

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
CHANDLER, Sen Claire
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the:

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989
to require the Australian Sports Commission to promote women’s participation in sport, including by supporting the provision of single-sex sport for women and girls; and
Sex Discrimination Act 1984
to provide that the provision of single-sex sports, services and facilities for women and girls is consistent with the objects of the Act; insert definitions of ‘man’ and ‘woman’; and provide that it is not unlawful to exclude persons of one sex from participation in any sporting activity intended for persons of a different sex.

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