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Promotion rates of men and women who were teaching in primary and secondary schools in 1979 were compared to establish whether or not prima facie evidence existed for charges of ongoing unfair discrimination against women teachers whose experience and qualifications were similar to those of men.
The average person‐per‐room ratio in Australia is low by international standards. But there are marked inequalities in the distribution of dwelling space, and the question is examined of whether the current allocation of dwelling space within the housing system constitutes a social problem on a...
The phenomenon of the increasing number of Filipino girls marrying Australian men is described. The literature and some new data on the status and role of women in Filipino society and Filipino values and personality are then reviewed. It is concluded that Filipino brides are likely to be well...
Although each Australian state and territory has its own adoption legislation and its own social welfare department, they have combined to send inter‐country adoption delegations to Asian countries to negotiate working arrangements on a uniform basis. When a child is adopted by people in another...
Disproportionate attention is often focused on government programs which are adopted as part of a political platform. Yet these are often marginal in terms of the expenditures involved. Such is the case with education. The disadvantaged schools program introduced by the Whitlam Labor government...
This essay examines a report by the Anti‐Discrimination Board regarding discriminatory preference for female principals at girls' high schools and male principals at boys' high schools in New South Wales. It analyses some of the ethical issues raised by the criteria of the report and argues that...
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