Senate Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee

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Indigenous education funding

This report considers the implications of the federal government's proposed changes to funding arrangements for targeted assistance in Indigenous education, as contained in the Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2004.

Unfair dismissal and small business employment

The committee argues that government policy on unfair dismissal, in the light of inconclusive evidence, has its basis in an ideological position which has little relevance to the real problems that face small businesses. The claim that exempting small business from unfair dismissal laws will...