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Discrimination Free Schools Bill 2018


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
DI NATALE, Sen Richard

Summary

Amends the: Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to remove the exemption for religious educational institutions to discriminate against students and teachers on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital or relationship status or pregnancy; and Fair Work Act 2009 to ensure that religious exemptions from anti-discrimination provisions do not extend to educational institutions.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/10/18  
Second reading moved 16/10/18  
Second reading debate 17/10/18  
Second reading debate 18/10/18  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 01/07/19  
Restored to Notice Paper 04/07/19  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes