Equal Opportunity Amendment Bill 1997

Bill No.57

The purpose of this Bill is to ensure that nursing mothers no longer suffer discrimination when they feed their babies in a public place by establishing in law that mothers have the right to breastfeed in public and that babies have the right to receive this nourishment.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. Giz Watson, BSC MLC

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 09/10/1997
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent

Current Bill


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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/10/1997  
First Reading 09/10/1997  
Second Reading 09/10/1997  
Second Reading Speech