Submissions to 'Same-Sex: Same Entitlements' - The National Inquiry into Discrimination Against People in Same-Sex Relationships Regarding Financial and Work-Related Benefits

Submissions to 'Same-Sex: Same Entitlements' - The National Inquiry into Discrimination Against People in Same-Sex Relationships Regarding Financial and Work-Related Benefits
and Entitlements


As at Friday 1 December 2006 the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission had received submissions from 685 organisations and individuals.

The deadline for submissions in response to the Inquiry's first Discussion Paper was 16 June 2006. The deadline for submissions in response to Discussion Paper II was 3 November 2006.

A selection of submissions in response to both Discussion Papers is published here.

Due to resource constraints, the Commission was only able to publish responses to Discussion Paper II that were sent by organisations. The names of individuals who made submissions in response to Discussion Paper II are listed below.

Any queries in relation to submissions should be directed to the Same Sex: Same Entitlements Inquiry team at samesex@humanrights.gov.au or on (02) 9284 9600.

ORGANISATIONS

INDIVIDUALS

INDIVIDUALS WHO MADE SUBMISSIONS TO DISCUSSION PAPER II

  • Althaus, Anne-Maree (Submission No. 628)
  • Anderson, Dulcie and Douglas (Submission No. 584)
  • Andresen, Lee and Bell, Craig (Submission No. 384)
  • Auriemma, Pauline (Submission No. 564)
  • Aydin, Rebecca (Submission No. 389)
  • Baker, David (Submission No. 432)
  • Barnes, Jacqui (Submission No. 444)
  • Barron, Alan (Submission No. 497)
  • Beauchamp, Geoffrey Peter (Submission No. 540)
  • Berckelman, David (Submission No. 587)
  • Bergen, Anne (Submission No. 509)
  • Bernard, David (Submission No. 530)
  • Bill (Submission No. 636)
  • Billett, Elizabeth (Submission No. 597)
  • Black, Emily (Submission No. 391)
  • Blair, Jack and Nanette (Submission No. 624)
  • Boast, Veronica (Submission No. 650)
  • Bond, Judith (Submission No. 360, 360a)
  • Bosel, Patricia (Submission No. 465)
  • Bradford, David and Williams, Michael (Submission No. 361)
  • Bradshaw, Derek (Submission No. 368)
  • Bradshaw, Jenny (Submission No. 373)
  • Brearley, Ian (Submission No. 542)
  • Brecknell, James (Submission No. 532)
  • Brett, Anthony (Submission No. 491)
  • Brookes, Ken (Submission No. 503)
  • Brookman, Ron (Submission No. 639)
  • Brough, Carolyn (Submission No. 434)
  • Brown, Roslyn (Submission No. 539)
  • Buenen, Emma (Submission No. 414)
  • Bullard, Ron (Submission No.. 370)
  • Bye, Bronwyn (Submission No. 511)
  • Caine, Milton (Submission No. 617)
  • Cann, Gilbert (Submission No. 589)
  • Carpenter, Noel (Submission No. 621)
  • Castle, Brian (Submission No. 426)
  • Chalke, Edith (Submission No. 512)
  • Chalmers, Maureen (Submission No. 378)
  • Champion, Bill (Submission No. 446)
  • Charrington, L (Submission No. 490)
  • Chivers, Elaine (Submission No. 577)
  • Christian Democratic Party WA (Submission No. 567)
  • Christian Traders (Submission No. 478)
  • Clements, Gwen and George (Submission No. 605)
  • Collard, Peter (Submission No. 591)
  • Colman, Carol and Robert (Submission No. 483)
  • Conlon, Jacqueline (Submission No. 555)
  • Corfield, Lesley (Submission No. 517)
  • Court, June (Submission No. 513)
  • Crockford, Carey (Submission No. 506)
  • Cummings, David and Ruth (Submission No. 468)
  • Curow, Derek (Submission No. 433)
  • Cutcliffe, Phil (Submission No. 411)
  • Mr and Mrs D (Submission No. 541)
  • Dads in Families Foundation (Submission No. 603)
  • Dane, Sharon (Submission No. 642)
  • Davis, Glenn (Submission No. 634)
  • Day, John (Submission No. 415)
  • Day, Kym (Submission No. 582)
  • Dee, Lea (Submission No. 637)
  • Deutscher, Geoff (Submission No. 522)
  • Dingwall, Marion (Submission No. 420)
  • Dobson, Therese (Submission No. 375)
  • Dodds, William (Submission No. 492)
  • Downey, Joel (Submission No. 518)
  • Drake, John (Submission No. 421)
  • Duncombe, Janey (Submission No. 422)
  • Dunn, Brendon (Submission No. 602)
  • East, Philip (Submission No. 615)
  • Eastaughffe, Katherine (Submission No. 688)
  • Eddie, Kathy (Submission No. 561)
  • Eglinton, Malcolm (Submission No. 618)
  • Elkington, Carolie (Submission No. 470)
  • Ellis, Terry and Janet (Submission No. 538)
  • Faggotter, Trevor (Submission No. 479)
  • Fargnoli, Andrea and Marco (Submission No. 441)
  • Farmer, Merryl (Submission No. 562)
  • Fisher, Guy (Submission No. 676)
  • Fishley, Katherine (Submission No. 638)
  • Follent, Les (Submission No. 427)
  • Foong, Juliet (Submission No. 653)
  • Fracalossi, Maria (Submission No.. 401)
  • Fraser, Gregory (Submission No. 417)
  • Gardner, Anna (Submission No. 402)
  • Gardner, William (Submission No. 366)
  • Gear, Wally (Submission No. 493)
  • Gemeren, Joost (Submission No. 505)
  • Gerlach, Bronwyn (Submission No. 413)
  • Gesling, Brian (Submission No. 489)
  • Giles, Graeme (Submission No. 520)
  • Girdler, Karen (Submission No. 464)
  • Glasgow, Ken (Submission No. 563)
  • Grace, Carol and David (Submission No. 620)
  • Grace, Erica (Submission No. 565)
  • Graham, Rhonda (Submission No. 630)
  • Green, Mishon (Submission No. 406)
  • Griggs, Andrea (Submission No.431)
  • Golder, Jason (Submission No. 612)
  • Goodwin, Joe (Submission No. 568)
  • Goozeff, Ruth (Submission No. 544)
  • Gudgeon, Gordon (Submission No. 516)
  • Gunn, Jennifer (Submission No. 461)
  • Hall, James (Submission No. 476)
  • Hanna, Pauline (Submission No. 689)
  • Harrold, Cheryl (Submission No. 613)
  • Hartwig, Arthur (Submission No. 531)
  • Harvey, Eric Neil (Submission No. 570)
  • Harvey, Mary (Submission No. 429)
  • Henry, Paul (Submission No. 405)
  • Hensley, Esther (Submission No. 418)
  • Herbert, Neil (Submission No. 623)
  • Hicks, Lesley (Submission No. 382)
  • Hill, Fay (Submission No. 409)
  • Hodgson, Janice (Submission No. 372)
  • Holzworth, Mark and Luana (Submission No. 649)
  • The Hon Dennis Hood MLC and The Hon Don Adams MLC (Submission No. 385)
  • Hoogenraad, Frank (Submission No. 462)
  • Hoppe, Wayne (Submission No. 436)
  • Howard, Peter (Submission No. 576)
  • Hoyal, Sarah (Submission No. 675)
  • Hoysted, Alan (Submission No. 608)
  • Hughes, Garry (Submission No. 521)
  • Hutchinson, Lyle (Submission No. 595)
  • Hutely, Tracey (Submission No. 456)
  • Irwin, Michael & Jillian (Submission No. 475)
  • Jackson, David (Submission No. 452)
  • James, Major General WB Digger (Submission No. 394)
  • Kallista, Renae (Submission No. 549)
  • Kassisieh, Ghassan (Submission No. 661)
  • Kirk, Jon and Susan (Submission No. 692)
  • Klose, John (Submission No. 472)
  • Kwok, Frank (Submission No. 502)
  • Lapthorne, Geoffrey (Submission No. 425)
  • Lawn, Graham (Submission No. 438)
  • Lederhose, Sue (Submission No. 423)
  • Lee, George (Submission No. 442)
  • Lienert, Tania (Submission No. 672)
  • Lock, Barry (Submission No. 477)
  • Lock, Nicholas and Rita (Submission No. 528)
  • Looke, David (Submission No. 487)
  • Lorrain, Erhard (Submission No. 501)
  • Lutheran Church of Australia (Submission No. 494)
  • Mackintosh, Paul (Submission No. 437)
  • Macmillan, C.M (Submission No. 484)
  • Martin, Shirley (Submission No. 609)
  • Matthews, Andrew (Submission No. 459)
  • The Martin Family (Submission No. 580)
  • McCallum, Gweneth (Submission No. 466)
  • McColl, Andrew (Submission No. 594)
  • McCormick, Sooula (Submission No. 455)
  • McDonald, Graham (Submission No. 458)
  • McDonald, Graham (Submission No. 578)
  • McEachran, J (Submission No. 510)
  • McFadden, Leiana (Submission No. 486)
  • McKerlie, Perry (Submission No. 393)
  • McManus, Louise (Submission No. 496)
  • McPhillips, Jim (Submission No. 655)
  • Melville, Peter and Melinda (Submission No. 471)
  • Millican, Ian (Submission No. 571)
  • Moffatt, Graeme (Submission No. 647)
  • Moncreiff, Ian (Submission No. 449)
  • Morel, Jose (Submission No. 601)
  • Morgan, David (Submission No. 557)
  • Morris, Garreth (Submission No. 369)
  • Muehlenberg, Bill (Submission No. 569)
  • Muir, David (Submission No. 480)
  • Muller, Jillian (Submission No. 457)
  • Musch, Carl and Gail (Submission No. 558)
  • Murr, Karen (Submission No. 463)
  • Newport, John and Heather (Submission No. 627)
  • Newton, Jon (Submission No. 607)
  • Nestor, John and Annette (Submission No. 633)
  • Northern Rivers Legal Centre (Submission No. 664)
  • Northern Rivers Social Development Council (Submission No. 666)
  • Northover, Judith (Submission No. 632)
  • Nosworth, Lorraine (Submission No. 460)
  • Olney, Peter (Submission No. 645)
  • Orton, Patricia (Submission No. 641)
  • Palmer, Kelli (Submission No. 648)
  • Partridge, Jo-An (Submission No. 507)
  • Peet, Geoff (Submission No. 365)
  • Peet, Michelle (Submission No. 474)
  • Penglase, Garth (Submission No. 658)
  • Percy, Les (Submission No. 652)
  • Plummer, Chris (Submission No. 560)
  • Pollnitz, Robert (Submission No. 654)
  • Pollock, Susan (Submission No. 537)
  • Potegieter, Peit (Submission No. 404)
  • Potts, Graham (Submission No. 646)
  • Pratt, Reta (Submission No. 381)
  • Prentice, Evan (Submission No. 556)
  • Pryor, Malcolm (Submission No. 552)
  • Quinn, Tony (Submission No. 611)
  • Rach, Julie (Submission No. 435)
  • Raju, John & Shirley (Submission No. 604)
  • Ramsay, Peter (Submission No. 616)
  • Reece, Stuart (Submission No. 361)
  • Reimer, Beth (Submission No. 504)
  • Ricketts, Patricia (Submission No. 454)
  • Ride, Pat (Submission No. 534
  • Ries, Genowefa (Submission No. 430)
  • Robertson, Belinda (Submission No. 390)
  • Ross, Merle (Submission No. 428)
  • Rowe, Meryl (Submission No. 643)
  • Russo, Gary (Submission No. 548)
  • Rudolph, Brenda (Submission No. 371)
  • Ryan, Neil (Submission No. 525)
  • Ryan, Taylor (Submission No. 585)
  • Rykes, Evangeline (Submission No. 572)
  • Saltshakers (Submission No. 593)
  • Shave, Michelle (Submission No. 410)
  • Shepherd, Anna (Submission No. 640)
  • Shepherdson, Andrew and Lyndal (Submission No. 547)
  • Simard, Joe (Submission No. 436 and 536)
  • Skinner, Matthew (Submission No. 550)
  • Slucki, Rev Stefan (Submission No. 395)
  • Smith, Keith (Submission No. 644)
  • Smith, Paul (Submission No. 448)
  • Smithers, Paul (Submission No. 574)
  • Soul, Jean-Pierre (Submission No. 412)
  • Stagg, Ron (Submission No. 416)
  • Stevens, Peter (Submission No. 374)
  • Stirling, Nicole (Submission No. 482)
  • Strachan, Judie (Submission No. 407)
  • Sutton, Rosemary (Submission No. 551)
  • Swann, Malcolm (Submission No. 443)
  • Swanton, Wendy (Submission No. 588)
  • Tabrizi, Shakira (Submission No. 599)
  • Tan, Cheryl (Submission No. 545)
  • Tan, Sonnie (Submission No. 546)
  • Tawil-Doussis, Victor and Stello (Submission No. 386)
  • Taylor, Cynthia (Submission No. 377)
  • Thew, RL and DG (Submission No. 693)
  • Tivendale, Gail (Submission No. 554)
  • Tomasich, Barney and Gillian (Submission No. 566)
  • Townend, Don and Gwen (Submission No. 527)
  • Treacy, Michael (Submission No. 656)
  • Val Knock, Russ (Submission No. 408)
  • van den Bosch, Rodney (Submission No. 529)
  • van Rossum, Cornelis (Submission No. 559)
  • Varcoe, Shane (Submission No. 498)
  • Volkofsky, Peter (Submission No. 439)
  • Voss, Hugh and Dorothy (Submission No. 659)
  • Wagner, Amy (Submission No. 592)
  • Wagner, Walter (Submission No. 586)
  • Walker, Paul (Submission No. 657)
  • Waters, Jacqueline (Submission No. 380)
  • Watt, Peter (Submission No. 363)
  • Way, David (Submission No. 629)
  • Webb, Bill (Submission No. 447)
  • Whately, Jenny (Submission No. 500)
  • Wheel, Cathy (Submission No. 400)
  • Wheeler, Alan (Submission No. 583)
  • White, Michelle (Submission No. 508)
  • Williams, Deborah (Submission No. 596)
  • Wilson, Adam (Submission No. 573)
  • Withers, Josh (Submission No. 579)
  • Young, Tim (Submission No. 440)
  • Young, Mark (Submission No. 690)
  • Yu, Paul (Submission No. 575)


Disclaimer
The Commission reserves the right to edit submissions, where appropriate, in order to protect the identity of third parties, or where otherwise appropriate.

The submissions may contain errors. They do not represent the views of the Commission or findings by the Commission about the matters contained therein.

The Inquiry may be contacted on 9284 9600 or samesex@humanrights.gov.au


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