Same-Sex: Same Entitlements: Appendix 5

Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Report


Appendix 5: Community forums

The Inquiry held 18 community forums around Australia between 26 July 2006 and 16 November 2006.

Overall 488 participants attended the community forums. Their ages ranged from the late teens to the late seventies.

Written summaries and some audio files from the forums can be found on the Inquiry website at http://www.humanrights.gov.au/samesex/index.html.

For further information about the community forums, see Chapter 2 on Methodology.

New South Wales

Sydney 37 participants 26 July 2006

Wollongong 20 participants 12 October 2006

Newcastle 25 participants 24 October 2006

Lismore 40 participants 11 November 2006

Blue Mountains 25 participants 16 November 2006

Western Australia

Perth 25 participants 10 August 2006

Busselton 25 participants 11 August 2006

South Australia

Adelaide 40 participants 28 August 2006

Murray Bridge 7 participants 29 August 2006

Tasmania

Hobart 17 participants 24 September 2006

Launceston 14 participants 25 September 2006

Victoria

Melbourne 50 participants 26 September 2006

Daylesford 16 participants 28 September 2006

Queensland

Brisbane 53 participants 10 October 2006

Townsville 26 participants 12 October 2006

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra 26 participants 19 October 2006

Northern Territory

Darwin 20 participants 2 November 2006

Alice Springs 22 participants 3 November 2006