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Same-Sex: Same Entitlements: Letter of Transmission

Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Report


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The Hon Philip Ruddock MP
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

15 May 2007

Dear Attorney,

We are pleased to present Same-Sex: Same Entitlements, the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s report of the National Inquiry into Discrimination Against People in Same-Sex Relationships: Financial and Work-Related Entitlements and Benefits.

The report is furnished to you in accordance with the Commission’s functions contained in sections 11(1)(e), 11(1)(g), 11(1)(j), 11(1)(k), 31(a), 31(c), 31(e) and 31(f) of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 (Cth). As such, it is subject to the tabling requirements in section 46 of that Act.

Yours sincerely


The Hon John von Doussa QC, President

Graeme Innes AM, Human Rights Commissioner