Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill 1995

Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill 1995

August 1995

© Commonwealth of Australia 1995

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TABLE OF CONTENTS - (PDF format) - Part 1 - (PDF format) - Part 2 - (PDF format)

Referral of the Bill -
The Committee's Inquiry


Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Griggs v Duke Power Company

The Proposed Amendments
Definition of indirect discrimination
The 'resonableness' defence - reversal of the onus of proof?
Potential pregancy as an unlawful ground of discrimination
Special measures
Certifying special measures
Combat related duties

Other Issues
The role of education
Discrimination on the grounds of identity of spouse and family responsibilites


Dissenting Report - (PDF format)


Appendix 1: Submissions Released for Publication - (PDF format)

Appendix 2: Details of Meetings and Witnesses - (PDF format)