• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000825

Interview with Lyndsay Connors [sound recording] / Interviewer: Rodney Cavalier

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 2947/9
  • Date Range 14-Apr-94 - 14-Apr-94
  • Description

    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.

  • Access Access open for research, personal copies and public use.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Connors, Lyndsay Genevieve