Public Hearing - Canberra, Tuesday 23 September 2008

Public Hearing - Canberra, Tuesday 23 September 2008

4:00pm – 9:45pm
Committee Room 2S3, Parliament House
Canberra ACT

Time Witness

4:00pm – 4.30pm

Dr Jo Harrison (teleconference)
Submission 6

4.30pm – 5:15pm

Australian Christian Lobby
Submission 10
Mr Lyle Shelton, Chief of Staff
Mr Jim Wallace, Managing Director

5:15pm – 5:45pm

Professor Patrick Parkinson (teleconference)
Submission 1

5:45pm – 6:30pm

Australian Coalition for Equality
Submission 19
Mr Corey Irlam, Committee Member
Mr Rodney Croome, Committee Member (teleconference)
Mr Wayne Morgan, Consultant

6:30pm – 7:15pm


7:15pm – 8:00pm

Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby (NSW)
Submission 18
Ms Emily Gray, Co-convenor
Mr Ghassan Kassisieh, Policy & Development Co-ordinator

8:00pm – 8:45pm

National Welfare Rights Network (teleconference)
Submission 29
Ms Kate Beaumont, President, National Welfare Rights Network
Ms Catherine Eagle, Solicitor, Welfare Rights and Advocacy Service (Perth)
Ms Linda Forbes, Acting Director, Welfare Rights Centre (Sydney) (appearing in person)

8:45pm – 9:30pm

Attorney-General's Department
Superannuation Submission 38
Mr Peter Arnaudo, Assistant Secretary, Human Rights Branch
Mr Peter Thomson, Principal Legal Officer, Age & Discrimination Section, Human Rights Branch




For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794