Report

Legislative exemptions that allow faith-based educational institutions to discriminate against students, teachers and staff

26 November 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-872-4

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1261KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the committee (PDF 27KB)
Recommendations (PDF 27KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 152KB)

Conduct of this inquiry
Structure of this report
Background
The current legal framework
Commonwealth laws
States and Territories
Acknowledgements

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 242KB)

Human rights and constitutional contexts
Do faith-based educational institutions 'use' the legislative exemptions?
Support for maintaining the existing legislative exemptions
Support for removing the legislative exemptions
Should the application of the exemptions to students differ from their application to teachers?
Options for reform
Committee view

DISSENTING REPORT OF THE COALITION SENATORS (PDF 826KB)
AUSTRALIAN GREENS ADDITIONAL COMMENTS (PDF 35KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 18KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

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