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