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Interview with Lindsay Connors (sound recording), interviewer: Rodney Cavalier

Title
Interview with Lindsay Connors (sound recording), interviewer: Rodney Cavalier
Repository
National Library of Australia
Reference
ORAL TRC 2947/9
Date Range
14 April 1994
Description

2 sound reels. Ms Connors speaks of her employment background; the difference between the Schools Council and the Schools Commission; the responsibility of a Chair; the demise of Schools Commission; commonwealth/state relationships; Schools Council's relationship with the states; the usefulness of separating policy and funding; the relationship between the Schools Council and DEET; consensus on the Council; accommodation of the Board; pecking order within the Board; Councils' control over the Board; strong personalities within the Board; the problem of dominating Chairs and part-time members; presentation of papers to the Board; misunderstandings between Councils; DEET's attitude to the Board as the Minister's advisory body; DEET's attitude toward the Women's Employment Education Training Advisory Group; government references to advisory bodies.

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