WEL submissions from 1972 are housed at the Archives of the University of Melbourne _ see below.
WEL Victoria and WEL Australia submissions which are not on-line are listed at
Submissions from 1995 are online at www.wel.org.au/issues/subsidx.htm
Recent WEL Submissions.
CLICK here to read the 2010 WEL Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Functions and Administration of Voting Centres.
CLICK here to read the 2009 Tax Submission (16 pages).
CLICK here to read about WEL submissions of 2007 and 2008. They detail submissions on:
(1) Paid Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave (overview and 8 page submission).
(2) Pension Review (overview).
(3) Sex Discrimination Act Inquiry 2008 (overview and 17 page submission).
(4) Inquiry into Options for a new National Industrial Relations System (overview and 5 page submission).
(5) National Employment Standards (overview and 6 page submission).
(6) Pay Equity (overview and 60 page submission).
2008 August – WEL Australia submission to the Federal Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee which is conducting an inquiry into the effectiveness of the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act 1984 in eliminating discrimination and promoting gender equality – see above. CLICK here to read a summary of the submission and see (3) above to read an overview and the full submission.
2004 November – WEL Australia Submission to the Australian Industrial Relations Commission “Family Provisions Test Case” (handed down 8 August 2005).
2005 – WEL Australia Submission to the Senate Standing Committee.
Inquiry on Family and Human Services: Inquiry into Balancing Work and Family.2005 WEL Victoria – Anne Gunter: Submission to the Victorian Law Reform Commission on Review of Family Violence Laws.
2005 August – Eva Cox and Terry Priest “Women in Immigration Detention : more questions than answers” WEL Aust. funded by Pamela Denoon bequest.
2006 – RU486 Supplementary Submission WEL Vic. 2006 at RU486 Supplementary Submission WEL Vic 06
2006 Sue Hammond: Rationalisation of Awards.
WEL SUBMISSIONS 1972-2005
Held at the ARCHIVES of THE UNIVERSITY of MELBOURNE
WEL AUSTRALIA and/or other state WEL SUBMISSIONS Box 00 – 18
1973 WEL ACT: to the Taxation Review Committee.
1973 WEL NSW: to the Commonwealth Commission of Enquiry into Poverty.
Submission subcommittee: Helen McFarlane [convenor], Jan Aitkin, Ann
Conlon, Beverley Kingston, Jill Roe
Transcript of proceedings during the appearance of McFarlane, Roe & Conlon at public hearings of the Commission along with two papers circulated during [?] preparation for submission/hearings.
1973 WEL SA: on Sexism in Education.
1974 WEL NSW/AUSTRALIA: Submission to the National Wage Case – Edna Ryan, Anne Conlon, Jocelyn McGirr, Joan Wilson, of the WEL Industrial Committee.
1974 WEL ACT: to the Committee of Inquiry into Labour Market Training
Three documents: one dated and in numbered point form and two discussing
aspect of the case. The first two titled as above, the third untitled.
The first alone is attributed to: Jan Cooper, Lyndsay Connors, Carmel Niland, Susan Ryan, Rosa Walden, Gail Wilenski.
1975 WEL NSW re: Appeal by Australian Bank Officials Association, to: the
Australian Conciliation & Arbitration Commission, by June Surtees,
Anne Conlon, Edna Ryan, Women in Employment Group.
1976 WEL ACT re: National Compensation Bill in form of a letter to the
Director General, Australian Department of Social Security, Phil Hoy,
Co-ordinator for WEL ACT & WEL NSW on National Compensation
includes information paper on the matter by P Hoy & R Walden.
1976 WEL ACT re: Discrimination against Divorced Wives and some Separated Wives in the New Superannuation Act – Gwendoline Ewens
includes attachments 9] on Private Industry Superannuation Schemes,
10] letter from M R Owen [Victoria], WEL Workforce Group, re interview
with the National Superannuation Committee of inquiry.
Also, notes concerning spouses & orphaned children under the Act, copy
of relevant parts of the Act.
1976 WEL SA Environment Group: to the House of Representatives Standing
Committee on Environment & Conservation, Environmental Protection & Resource Management.
1977 WEL AUSTRALIA: on Family Allowances includes press release per Meredith Edwards, Canberra.
1977 WEL Sydney: Report of Sexual Offences Law Reform Group, Judy Malcolm, including a draft Sexual Offences Bill prepared by J A Scutt.
1977 WEL NSW: to Committee of Enquiry into Education & Training – J Bielski,
E Cox, A Elysee, Z Nittim, including material from workshop held Dept of TAFE at West Sydney Technical college and appendices on Women’s Labour Force participation rates & in defence of working
married women; plus press release, [Elysee]
plus paper:on Women and Further Education prepared for WEL Annual Conference, Brisbane, May 1977, by Mary Owen, Co-ordinator of the Working Women’s Centre, Melbourne
and drafts/appendices[?] on ‘Women in the workforce – some conclusions’ and ‘Factors affecting the possible point of entry of an individual into the workforce’.
1977 WEL AUSTRALIA: Recommendations for 1977 Pre-Budget Discussions , with a Newsheet to all Victorian Federal Parliamentary Representatives.
1977 WEL NSW Background Paper:
The Rights of the Child, prepared by the International Year of the Child Action Group, convenor Jocelynne Scutt, re UN Year of the Child 1979.
1978 WEL NSW: Submission from Family Law Action Group to Select Parliamentary Committee Appointed to Enquire & Report upon the Provisions, & Operation, of the Family Law Act, 1975, per Jocelynne Scutt & Di Graham, co-convenors of the Action Group – three different printings.
1978 WEL Cairns: Submission on Family Law in support & addition to the above – Joan Trewern.
1979 WEL AUSTRALIA with WEL VIC & others: Pre-Budget Submission.
1979 WEL Darwin: – Critique of the Northern Territory Chief Minister’s
decision not to appoint a Women’s Advisor or establish an Office of
Women’s Affairs after WEL Darwin had sent two submissions on the matter.
1979 WEL NSW: Family Law Action Group, re questions and proposals
canvassed in the Family Law Council’s Working Party Discussion Paper
on Superannuation & the Family Law Act.
1980 WEL SA Environment group on: Hazardous Chemicals to the House of
Representatives Standing Committee on Environment & Conservation.
1981 WEL Australia: Pre-Budget Submission.
1983 WEL Australia to the National Wage Case [see also 1984].
1983 WEL Australia re the Sex Discrimination Bill, including:
Copy of the Bill; part of Hansard debating it; amendments moved by
opposition in Senate; letters to Federal Parliamentarians from Pamela
Denoon on behalf or WEL and of a wider group of women’s organisations;
press release of joint statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs
[Hayden], the Attorney-General [Evans] and Minister Assisting the PM
on the Status of Women [Susan Ryan], re ratifying UN Convention on the
Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women; WEL Aust
telex to Evans & Ryan.
ca 1984 WEL Australia: Submission to the National Economic Summit.
1985 WEL Australia: Affirmative Action for Women, to the AA Working Party.
1985 WEL Australia:
Women & Taxation Reform, to the Economic Planning Advisory Council.
1985 WEL NSW: Equal Rights to Marital Assets to the Australian Law Reform Commission & the Australian Attorney-General, from the Family Law Action Group.
1985 From the Office of Status of Women to the Human Rights Commission’s
Inquiry into Discrimination in Superannuation (Non-WEL Documents).
1985 The Council of Action for Equal Pay: to the Australian Conciliation &
Arbitration Commission re: Review of 1983 Wage Fixing Guidelines (Non-WEL Documents).
1986 WEL Australia: Child-Maintenance on Marriage Breakdown, re: the
Australian Government Discussion Paper on Child Maintenance, Prepared
by the NSW Family Law Group, convenor Di Graham, Eva Cox National
spokesperson; draft included.
1986 WEL Australia: Re The National Agenda for Women.
1987 WEL Australia to the Constitutional Commission on Individual &
Democratic Rights under the Constitution [possible Bill of Rights?].
1988 WEL Australia: Recommendations & priorities for expenditure in the
1988-1989 Budget [Federal] to the Economic Planning Advisory Council
[EPAC], prepared by Julie Taylor in consultation with WEL members
throughout Australia —includes two different drafts.
1988 WEL Australia in response to ‘Skills for Australia’, to John Dawkins,
Minister for Employment, Education & Training
includes draft & ‘Notes to assist in the preparation of submissions’
from the Senate Standing Committee on E, E & T.
1989 WEL Australia: to EPAC, Recommendations & priorities for expenditure in 1989-1990 Budget – Julie Taylor & Una Gold [Vic] in consultation with WEL members throughout Australia.
1990 WEL Australia: to the House of Representatives Standing Committee for Long Term Strategies – compiled by Zula Nittim, WEL NSW.
1991 WEL Australia: to International Alliance of Women Economic Commission – Women & Employment [WEL is an affiliate of the IAW].
1991 WEL Australia: to Joint Select Committee on Certain Aspects of the
Operation & Interpretation of the Family Law Act, 1975.
1992 WEL Australia: response to Discussion Paper, ‘Sex Discrimination
Legislation’ produced in the course of an Inquiry into Equal
Opportunity & Equal status for Australian Women for the House of
Representatives Standing Committee on Legal & Constitutional Affairs.
1992 WEL Australia: re the National Road Transport Commission’s Issues & Objectives Paper – Mary Kinney.
1994 WEL Australia: to Australian Industrial Relations Commission Review of Wage Fixing Principles – Juliet Richter [NSW].
1994 WEL Australia: to National Council for the International Year of the
Family – Eva Cox, Jane Gardiner, Juliet Richter, Katie Spearritt, with
further assistance from Cath Davis, Helen Leonard, Blanca Tovias.
1995 WEL Australia: Response to Report of the Public Service Act Review –
attached brief written by Dr Clare Burton, a previous Director of
Equal Opportunity in Public Employment in NSW.
1995 WEL Australia: re ‘Services for the termination of pregnancy in
Australia’, a Draft Consultation Document, to the National Health
Advisory Committee of the National Health & Medical Research Council.
1995 WEL Australia: to Review of Australian Honours & Awards.
Only submissions presented were prepared by WEL Victoria, q.v.
1997 WEL Australia: Pre-Budget Submission.
1997 WEL Australia: For Funding to Support the Operations of WEL Australia under the National Non-Government Women’s Organisations Grants Programme – per Lyn Peryman, National Co-ordinator
includes WEL Business Plan 1997 [appendix 3].
1998 WEL Australia: Pre-budget Submission.
1998 WEL Australia: to the Regulatory Review of the Affirmative Action
(Equal Opportunity for Women) Act 1986 – Dr Clare Burton, Dr Hazel Moir.
Only submission presented was prepared by WEL Victoria, q.v.
2000 WEL WA: to the Family/Domestic Violence Taskforce [Western Australia] – Pat Centro.
WEL VICTORIA SUBMISSIONS 1972 – 1977
Questionnaire to ascertain rural female labour training requirements –
Joint Income Tax Submission – provenance unknown.
WEL Victoria Submissions, including WEL Australia when prepared by Victorian members:
On the Problems Facing Migrant Women to the Migrant Task Force Committee, Victoria.
1973 To the Committee on Open University.
1973 Policy for Children’s Neighbourhood Centres to the Prime Minister
from: United Women’s Action Group, Women’s Liberation, WEL, Union of Australian Women, Council for the Single Mother & her Child, Action for Adequate Child Care NSW, Community Controlled Child Care, Victorian State Schools Mothers’ Clubs.
1973 Aspects of Women in the Workforce to the Honourable Clyde C. Cameron, Minister for Labour – source not identified.
1974 Retraining Information, prepared for WEL by the Retraining Action
Group, including recommendations from the Cochrane Committee of Inquiry into Market Labour [sic ?Labour Market] Retraining – A Report on the Re-entry of Women to the Labour Market after an Interruption in Employment.
1974 To the National Superannuation Committee of Inquiry – Joan Mullett &
members of the Workforce Action Group
Included: Summary of aspects of Special Interest to Women in the
Interim Report on National Superannuation in Victoria and a note on
National Superannuation from Judith Steanes, Sydney WEL.
1974 Concerning The National Compensation & Rehabilitation Scheme, based on the report of the National Committee of Inquiry into Compensation & Rehabilitation.
1974 Re: The Report on Death Duties of the Senate Standing Committee on
Finance and Government Operations – Noelene Chappell.
1974 Family Planning re: Health Contraceptives Bill, Victoria to the
Premier, including report of delegation to the Premier, Mr Hamer.
Included is a draft of the submission, a media release and a
presumably earlier undated submission to the Tariff Board re the
reduction of duties on imported contraceptives, after evidence was
presented to the Board by Dr June Backwell. Others involved were Mr
John Leeton, Lesley Vick, Beatrice Faust, Helen Glazer.
1975 Open Submission to the Human Relations Commission –
Contraception/abortion & abortion testimonies.
Further submission to the Royal Commission Human Relations includes
sections on Women’s Identity and Women At Home [from Women at Home
group by Susan Hutchinson] & lists other chapters on Birth
Control/Abortion [as above] & on Child Care, Workforce, Death Duties
and Notes on Law, Health, Welfare, which are not included & may have
been submitted by other states.
1975 Re Death Duties to all members of the Victorian State Parliament –
Kerry Lovering, Probate Group. Includes WEL National Policy on Death
Duties & two comments/reports.
1975 Discrimination in the Public Service –
includes a WEL Draft Bill for an Act to render unlawful certain types
of discrimination on the grounds of sex or marital status [for State of Victoria].
1975 To the Victorian Committee on the Status of Women from the Education Action Group; Convenor S Sampson.
1975 To the Victorian Status of Women Committee [on a full range of issues].
1975 Draft Submission on Federal Budget, prepared by Barbara Williams-Cameron, Victoria.
1976 Comments on the [Victorian] Equal Opportunity Act 1976
includes further documents: policy statement [undated] on
Anti-discrimination Legislation; copy of Legislative Assembly Anti-discrimination Bill; comments on the EO Bill, Equal Pay, an Anti-discrimination Bureau;
correspondence related to these – N Chappell, J Plummer.
1976 Rape Study Group to the Victorian Law Reform Commissioner
includes Report & Recommendations arising from Rape Study Group & A Case for the Reversal of the House of Lords Decision in the Morgan case, both by Julie Dahlitz; press statement re demonstration, Julie Dahlitz & Chris Slattery; notice of press conference to launch the Dahlitz study.
1976 To: Domiciliary Care Services Working Party, Premier’s Department, J Whammond, J Plummer.
1976 Daytime Television, report by the Media Women’s Action Group in
conjunction with a survey by WEL Victoria for submission to the Ministry for the Media plus
WEL Media Action Group submission to Broadcasting Control Board 7
includes ‘submission’ to the Editor, The Age, re News Coverage & Women, by Eve Mahlab, Kerry Lovering, Mary Owen.
1976 Submission for 1976 Pre-budget discussions
includes Newsheet to all Victorian State & Federal Parliamentary
Representatives by Cr Jan Plummer & Jean Roberts, for WEL Melbourne;
press release re WEL proposal of indexation of family allowances –
Barbara Williams-Cameron, Jan Plummer, Melbourne, Meredith Edwards, Canberra.
1976 [In Interstate file] Re: Discrimination against Divorced Wives and
some Separated Wives in the New Superannuation Act – Gwendoline Ewens,
WEL ACT —attachments include letter from M R Owen [Victoria], WEL Workforce Group re interview with the National Superannuation Committee of Inquiry.
1977 To: the Committee of Enquiry [sic] into Education and Training.
1977 On: the Necessity for a Birth Control Clinic in the Warrnambool
Region, WEL Warrnambool Group to the Warrnambool City Council.
1977 Comment on the Equal Opportunity Bill 1976 to WEL members,
Discrimination Action Group per N Young, C Ingvarson.
1977 To: Working Party on the Women’s Advisory Body, Kerry Lovering,
Priscilla Todd—includes Newsletter from the Working Party, Office of Women’s Affairs, Dept. of Prime Minister & Cabinet.
1977 To: Public Inquiry into the Concept of Self-Regulation by Australian Broadcasters, –includes press release by WEL Victoria Media Action group, per Carol Hosking.
1977 On: Children & Television, to Senate Committee on Education & the Arts –includes draft.
1977 On: Family Allowances includes press release per Meredith Edwards, Canberra.
WEL VICTORIA SUBMISSIONS
1978 – 2000 Box 00 – 19
1978 Freedom of Information Bill 1978; plus press release, Carol Hosking.
1978 To: Committee of Inquiry into Government Procurement Policy [re
employment of women by those tendering for government contracts].
1978 Re: the implications of the payment of an allowance to mothers
presently at work to enable them to stay home whilst their children
are young: Carol Hosking, Priscilla Todd.
1978 Re: ACTU Test Case: Claim for Unpaid Maternity Leave, to the
Conciliation & Arbitration Commission.
1979 Re S 132 Labour & Industry Act, 1958 excluding women from certain
industries because of weight-lifting requirements, to the Chairman of
the [Victorian] Equal Opportunity Board.
1979 To: the Committee of Inquiry into Technological Change in Australia
Copy of the Terms of Reference; suggested guidelines for the Inquiry
suggested to the Committee by Mary Owen; a letter from Owen after
discussions with the Committee, with 6 of 7 attachments
[The first attachment cited is a WEL Victoria Submission to Conference
on Structural Change & Employment in Victoria, 1978, which is not in
our file. See Mary Owen papers at State Library]
“Contraceptive Knowledge and Practice of Contraception “ Helen Ware 1972
“Sexuality and Fertility” Royal Commission on Human Relations
Resolution on Health 1977 Victorian State Conference.
Seminar New Credit Legislation
“Giving credit where it’s due” Barbara Cameron July/Aug 1979.
Pre Budget Submission 1979.
1979 To Ministerial Review of Education Policy – Carol Hosking.
1980 To: Menhennit Ruling Review Committee.
1980 On: Prostitution – Prostitution Action Group: Vicki Caulfield, Maria
de Leo, Barbara Cameron.
1980 Documents relating to possible amendments to the Equal Opportunity
Act, Victoria, 1977:
EEO for Women: Guidelines for Employers [National Women’s Consultative
Council Committee on Women’s Employment]; ‘Women and work – the
incomplete revolution’ [Martin Hein]; Press release on the Deborah Wardley case [WEL Vic]
[N.B. There is no submission on EO Act review from WEL in these files].
1983 To: the Committee to Consider the Social, Ethical and Legal Issues
Arising from In Vitro Fertilisation, from the Right to Choose
Coalition [WEL Vic, Union of Australian Women, YWCA Melbourne, ALP
Status of Women Committee, Working Women’s Centre, AUS Women’s
Department, the Unitarian Church] Ruth Shnookal, secretary.
1983 To the Victorian State Government Review of Early Childhood Services – Michele Salmon, Child Care Action Group & Val Byth, WEL Victoria secretary.
1983 Papers for Equal Employment Opportunity Seminar:
Address by Mary Owen [WEL Vic] [ACTU]
Address by Bryan Noakes [Confederation of Australian Industry]
‘The ALP and Women. Towards Equality [Australian Labor Party].
1984 To: Ministry for Planning & Environment re: Report of a Working Party to the Minister on the Location of Massage Parlours – Vicki Caulfield.
1984 Re: Inquiry into Australia’s Retirement Income Systems, to the Senate
Standing Committee prepared by Eva Cox [NSW], Mary Owen [Victoria],
Edna Ryan [NSW] for WEL Australia.
1984 Papers re: Committee of Inquiry Reviewing Labour Market Programs, including:
the 1983 Federal Minister for Employment & Industrial Relations news release re review;
the 1984 Submission to the Review by the National Council of Women of Australia;
the 1984 WEL NSW Position for the Community Employment Program Conference
– Cecelia Clark [NSW] Plus notes & report of informal consultation with WEL representative – Kerry Lovering
January 1985 Report of the Committee of Inquiry.
1985 To Inquiry into Prostitution – Vicki Caulfield.
Includes copy of the Planning (Brothels) Act 1984 and a Summary of the
Inquiry’s Options Paper, with its terms of reference.
1986 Re A Victorian Bill of Rights, to the Human Rights Subcommittee of the Legal & Constitutional Committee – Kate Oldaker.
1986 Re: Child Sexual [Assault] Discussion Paper.
1986 Re: Women’s Reproductive Choice.
1987 Comments on the proposed Victorian De Facto Relationships Bill – Kate Oldaker.
1987 To the Committee of Inquiry into Medical Education & Medical Workforce
– Task Force Members Debra Gillick, Margaret Hirschfield, Margaret
Farmer; Resource Person, Dr Jenni Mills.
1987 To The Social Security Review, [Commonwealth] Department of Social Security, comprising:
Issues Paper No 1: Income Support for Families With Children – Social
Security Review Committee: Margaret Roberts [Co-ordinator], Priscilla
Todd, Kate Oldaker, Margaret Farmer [also sent to interstate &
national WEL committee members].
Issues Paper No 2: Too Old for a Job, Too Young for a Pension – Social
Security Review Working Party, Margaret Farmer, Kate Oldaker, Mary
Owen, Margaret Roberts
Issues Paper No 3: Bringing Up Children Alone: Policies for Sole
Parents – Working Party as for No 2.
Report of meeting convened by Margaret Roberts to set up the
1987 To the Workforce & Training Access Subcommittee of the House of
Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training[Undated, but financial estimates cite 1987 values].
1988 Re ‘Rape & Allied Offences: Victims with Impaired Mental Functioning”
[Law Reform Commission of Victoria] Discussion Paper No 9 [Kate Oldaker] – first draft & final version.
1988 Re ‘Sexual Offences Against Children’, Law Reform Commission of
Victoria Reference Paper No 12 [Kate Oldaker].
1988 Re Enquiry into Community Violence, Victorian Government Social
Development Committee, which proposed to & later did set up a
Community Council Against Violence [Kate Oldaker].
1988 Re Discussion Paper:’National Policy on Women’s Health: A Framework for Change’, to the Special Consultant to the Federal Minister for
Community Services & Health – WEL Victoria Health Action Group.
1988 On [education] Funding, To the Senate Inquiry into Priorities for
Reform in Higher Education – Mary Owen for WEL Australia
includes: notice of the Inquiry; a paper: ‘A View on Payment for
Education’ by Mary Owen & letters relating to circulation of the
submission to other WELs; a handwritten comment on graduate tax by
1988 On ‘Informed Consent to Medical Treatment’, Law Reform Commission of Victoria Discussion Paper No 7 on Medicine, Science & the Law [Kate Oldaker].
1988 To the Workforce & Training Subcommittee of the House of
Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education &
Training, prepared by Mary Own [Victoria] for WEL Australia, in
consultation with WEL members in all states;
includes 1987 from Subcommittee Chairman [sic] Kathy Sullivan inviting WEL to contribute
draft submission by the National Women’s Consultative Council Budget Task Force;
parts of a transcript of the Subcommittee’s hearings involving Mary
Owen & MO’s report on the submission hearings.
1989 Submission for Victorian Women’s Centre [re the Queen Victoria Hospital
Site – Barbara Cameron [undated ca 88/89].
1989 Re Child-Care Workers’ Claim for Pay Rise: Media Release; letter to
the president of the Industrial Relations Commission; letter to the Minister for Labour – Mary Owen.
1989 Response to the Discussion Paper on the National Policy on Women’s
Health – Right to Choose Coalition [WEL Victoria, Union of Australian
Women; YWCA Melbourne] – Ruth Shnookal.
1989 Care of School Aged Children, to the Victorian Women’s Consultative
Council’s Project includes notice of the project – Michele Salmon, Val Byth.
1989 Re Inquiry into Equal Opportunity & Equal Status for Australian Women, –House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal & Constitutional Affairs.
1990 Enquiry into Violence in Public Places, [Victorian] Community Council
Against Violence – Freedom from Violence Action Group, convenor Anne Gunter.
1991 Re the Affirmative Action Agency’s Issues Paper ‘Affirmative Action into the 90s’
re ‘Safety, Security & Women’, Ministerial Statement by the Victorian
Minister for Police & Emergency Services – Freedom from Violence
Action Group [FFVAG] per Anne Gunter.
1991 Re Violence & Family Law, to Joint Select Committee on Certain Aspects of the Operation & Interpretation of the Family Law Act – Personal
Submission, Anne Gunter [elaborating on aspects of violence mentioned
in WEL Australia submission].
1992 Comments on January 1992 Issues Paper from the [Victorian Government] Public Safety & Anti-Crime Council ‘Creating safer communities:
setting strategic directions to increase public safety & reduce
violence and crime’ – Prepared by Anne Gunter, FFVAG
Victim Impact and Sentencing in Rape Cases with reference to the
Victorian Law Reform Commission’s Supplementary Report on Rape Law &
Procedure, to the Victorian Attorney-General – Anne Gunter for FFVAG.
1992 To Austel Inquiry into Privacy & Telecommunications – Anne Gunter for FFVAG includes:
1 Submission on Austel Discussion Paper, February
2 Comments on Austel Draft Report, June.
1993 Inquiry into Gender Issues & the Judiciary, for the Senate Standing
Committee on Legal & Constitutional Affairs – FFVAG, per Anne Gunter.
1993 Comment on legal matters relating to violence against women, to the
incoming Attorney-General [in preparation for a meeting] – Anne Gunter
1993 Review of the Equal Opportunity Act of Victoria, concerning the
incoming government’s pre-election policy booklet on “Women’ – EO Action Group.
1993 To the Firearms Consultative Committee’s Review of the Firearms Act & Regulations [for the Police Minister, not published] – FFVAG per Anne
Gunter [in consultation with the a Victorian forum of community groups
interested in firearms control].
1993 Re ‘Equality before the Law’, Australian Law Reform Commission