Inquiry into the provisions of the Sex Discrimination Amendment
(Teaching Profession) Bill 2004
On 23 March 2004, the
Senate referred the provisions of the Sex Discrimination Amendment
(Teaching Profession) Bill 2004 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional
Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 May 2004.
The Bill amends the Sex
Discrimination Act 1984 to permit the provision of scholarships to
persons of one sex in relation to school teaching courses. The purpose of
the Bill is to address gender imbalance in the teaching profession, in
particular the shortage of males in pre-school and primary school teaching.
Terms of Reference
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Friday 30 April 2004
Report - Tabled 11 May 2004
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