Progress report

Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018

8 February 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019

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On 6 December 2018, the Senate, pursuant to a recommendation of the Selection of Bills Committee, referred the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Removing Discrimination Against Students) Bill 2018 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 February 2019.

To date, the committee has accepted 1,080 submissions. It also held public hearings in Brisbane on 6 February 2019, and Sydney on 7 February 2019.

The committee seeks an extension of the reporting date to 12 February 2019 to enable it to further consider the evidence and conclude its deliberations.

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald
Committee Chair

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