Inquiry into Dress Codes and School Uniforms in Victorian Schools

Government Response

The Government Response was tabled in Parliament on 27 May 2008.

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The report was tabled in Parliament on 5 December 2007

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pdf Preliminary Pages (Including the Executive Summary and Recommendations)  148.31 Kb

pdf Chapter 1 Introduction  100.04 Kb

pdf Chapter 2 Current Policies and Practices 214.25 Kb

pdf Chapter 3 Health and Safety 243.42 Kb

pdf Chapter 4 Anti-discrimination 210.65 Kb

pdf Chapter 5 Enforcement and Sanctions 181.67 Kb

pdf Chapter 6 Cost 290.99 Kb

pdf Chapter 7 Purchasing and Distribution 209.98 Kb

pdf Chapter 8 Consultation and Review 168.91 Kb

pdf Chapter 9 Conclusion 80.27 Kb

pdf Appendices  308.42 Kb  

 

Submissions (Closed)

Submissions to this inquiry are now closed.

Individuals and organisations that made written submissions for this inquiry are listed below.

  1. pdf Mr Phillip Moore, Doveton 291.22 Kb  24.03.07 
  2. pdf Ms Trudy Little, Rosebud 192.14 Kb   27.03.07
  3. pdf Ms Margaret Reith, Kinglake West  1.56 Mb  3.04.07
  4. pdf Ms Carolyn Mann, Kinglake West   25.12 Kb  21.04.07
  5. pdf Salvation Army, Melbourne Central Division  102.54 Kb   24.04.07
  6. pdf Ms Leanne McCurdy, Kinglake West  26.11 Kb  24.04.07
  7. pdf Ms Kate Renzenbrink, West Melbourne  390.56 Kb  26.04.07
  8. pdf Victorian Association of State Secondary Principals  390.32 Kb  30.04.07
  9. pdf Ms Mary Ann Rosenthal, Eltham  13.63 Kb  1.05.07
  10. pdf Heywood and District Secondary College 18.19 Kb  2.05.07
  11. pdf Cancer Council Victoria  263.70 Kb 2.05.07
  12. pdf Willmott Park Primary School, Craigieburn  27.05 Kb  2.05.07
  13. pdf Catholic Education Commission of Victoria  31.12 Kb  3.05.07
  14. pdf Ranfurly PS School Council, Mildura  9.29 Kb  3.05.07
  15. pdf Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria 135.79 Kb  3.05.07
  16. pdf Department of Employment, Education and Training, Northern Territory 177.61 Kb  3.05.07
  17. pdf Ms Jacinta Covington, Brunswick  46.50 Kb  4.05.07
  18. pdf Noone Imagewear  340.62 Kb  7.05.07
  19. pdf Mr Peter Thompson & Ms Nickie Fidge, Seaford 235.62 Kb  4.05.07
  20. pdf Victorian Multicultural Commission 518.03 Kb  4.05.07
  21. pdf PSW Pty Ltd  615.98 Kb  4.05.07
  22. pdf Students of 10C English, Braybrook College  93.45 Kb  4.05.07
  23. pdf Spensley Street Primary School, Parent Association, Clifton Hill 19.23 Kb  4.05.07
  24. pdf Spartan School Supplies  436.32 Kb  7.05.07
  25. pdf Ms Carol Wyatt, Cheltenham 423.51 Kb   7.05.07
  26. pdf Ms Sue Winter, Geelong  215.55 Kb  8.05.07 
  27. pdf Eltham High School Council  365.64 Kb  9.05.07
  28. pdf Ms Bev Johns, Pheasant Creek 1.96 Mb   9.05.07
  29. pdf Mont Albert School  289.34 Kb 10.05.07
  30. pdf Mr David Warner, Principal, Eltham College of Education  512.59 Kb 3.05.07 
  31. pdf Ms Elicia Dickin 264.74 Kb  12.05.07
  32. pdf Grey Street Primary School, Traralgon  80.61 Kb  14.05.07 
  33. pdf Mrs E Jahoda, Elwood  271.96 Kb  14.05.07
  34. pdf Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Inc  83.86 Kb  15.05.07 
  35. pdf Red Cliffs Primary School 183.90 Kb 16.05.07 
  36. pdf Merrilands College School Council, Reservoir  407.43 Kb  16.05.07
  37. pdf Department of Education, Tasmania  227.79 Kb  17.05.07
  38. pdf Department of Education and Training, Western Australia  410.99 Kb  18.05.07
  39. pdf Strathmore North PS School Council  46.63 Kb  21.05.07
  40. pdf Manorvale Primary School Council, Werribee 282.19 Kb  21.05.07
  41. pdf Manangatang P-12 College Council  280.89 Kb  22.05.07
  42. pdf Trafalgar Primary School  95.11 Kb  24.05.07
  43. pdf Ms Debbie Ballment 205.60 Kb   24.05.07
  44. pdf Department of Education, Training and the Arts, Queensland 147.92 Kb   25.05.07
  45. pdf Ashwood College 144.23 Kb  25.05.07
  46. pdf Orchard Grove PS School Council, Blackburn South 86.16 Kb   25.05.07
  47. pdf Mr Ange Kenos, Niddrie 600.74 Kb  26.05.07
  48. pdf Kambrya College School Council, Berwick 327.88 Kb   28.05.07
  49. pdf Lyndhurst Secondary School 57.08 Kb   29.05.07
  50. pdf Anakie PS School Council  87.37 Kb  29.05.07
  51. pdf Maple Street Primary School Parents Club, Golden Square 18.89 Kb  29.05.07
  52. pdf Princes Hill Secondary College, North Carlton 452.19 Kb   29.05.07
  53. pdf Rosanna PS School Council  133.62 Kb  30.05.07
  54. pdf Hawkesdale P-12 College School Council  392.64 Kb  30.05.07
  55. pdf Eumemmerring College School Council, Hallam  72.16 Kb  30.05.07 
  56. pdf Ms Susan Porzig, Acting Principal, Swan Marsh Primary School 239.82 Kb   31.05.07 
  57. pdf Pakenham Hills PS School Council  218.46 Kb  30.05.07
  58. pdf Little Yarra Steiner School, Yarra Junction 198.26 Kb   31.05.07
  59. pdf Department of Education and Training, New South Wales  143.03 Kb 31.05.07
  60. pdf Merri Creek PS School Council, Fitzroy North  60.12 Kb 1.06.07
  61. pdf Charlton College School Council  226.36 Kb 1.06.07
  62. pdf Marlo PS School Council   25.43 Kb 1.06.07 
  63. pdf Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia Limited 47.24 Kb  1.06.07 
  64. pdf Ms Susanne McCracken, Newport   251.43 Kb 3.06.07
  65. pdf State Schools' Relief Committee   81.00 Kb 4.06.07 
    pdf APPENDIX A 165.36 Kb
  66. pdf Victorian Student Representative Council   65.45 Kb  4.06.07
  67. pdf Lyndale Secondary College Council  326.88 Kb  4.06.07
  68. pdf Ms Tracey Higgins, Parent  265.64 Kb  26.05.07
  69. pdf Tallangatta Secondary College School Council  42.72 Kb   5.06.07
  70. pdf Euroa Secondary College School Council   37.72 Kb 5.06.07 
  71. pdf Apollo Bay P-12 College 612.27 Kb   8.06.07
  72. pdf Essendon PS School Council 221.53 Kb   5.06.07
  73. pdf Victorian Independent Education Union 66.27 Kb   5.06.07
  74. pdf Law Institute of Victoria  461.80 Kb  5.06.07
  75. pdf New Generation Print & Copy  28.32 Kb  5.06.07
  76. pdf Croydon Community School  60.23 Kb  6.06.07
  77. pdf Atheist Foundation of Australia  466.60 Kb  6.06.07
  78. pdf Spotswood PS School Council 98.51 Kb  6.06.07
  79. pdf Belvedere Park PS School Council   57.07 Kb  6.06.07
  80. pdf Mr Brian Collingburn, Albert Park 4.26 Mb    6.06.07
  81. pdf Carrum PS School Council 23.36 Kb    6.06.07 
  82.  pdf Bell Park North PS School Council  46.99 Kb  7.06.07
  83. pdf Rowville Secondary College School Council   22.65 Kb 7.06.07 
  84. pdf Wangaratta High School Council  35.28 Kb  7.06.07 
  85. pdf Bendigo Senior Secondary College Council 375.03 Kb   7.06.07
  86. pdf Galvin Park Secondary College, Werribee  69.42 Kb  7.06.07
  87. pdf Southern Autistic School Council  287.81 Kb  7.06.07 
  88. pdf Collingwood English Language School Council 138.87 Kb  7.06.07 
  89. pdf Secular Party of Australia 27.01 Kb   8.06.07
  90. pdf Port Melbourne Primary School Parents and Friends Association 23.22 Kb  8.06.07 
  91. pdf Carrum Downs PS School Council 55.43 Kb   8.06.07
  92. pdf Homeworkers Code of Practice Committee Inc  34.73 Kb  8.06.07
  93. pdf Textile Clothing & Footwear Union of Australia, Victorian Branch 36.97 Kb  8.06.07
  94. pdf Glengarry PS School Council and staff  90.77 Kb  8.06.07
  95. pdf Mr Tony Marsh, Parent, Baranduda 487.27 Kb    8.06.07
  96. pdf Ms Kerry Clarke & Mr Larry Challis, Parents, Eden Park  462.72 Kb  8.06.07
  97. pdf Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria Inc  355.54 Kb  12.06.07
  98. pdf Heatherhill Secondary College Council  337.28 Kb  12.06.07
  99. pdf Mr Jim Alsop, Principal  245.34 Kb  12.06.07
  100. pdf Hampton Park Primary School   20.88 Kb  12.06.07
    pdf APPENDIX  27.59 Kb - Hampton Park Primary School Dress Code Policy 
  101. pdf Ms Karen Rolands, Parent, Kinglake West  248.20 Kb 12.06.07 
  102. pdf Taylors Lakes Secondary College 40.76 Kb   12.06.07
  103. pdf Parents Victoria  250.93 Kb 12.06.07
  104. pdf Department of Education and Children's Services, South Australia 79.06 Kb  12.06.07
    pdf APPENDIX  140.18 Kb
  105. pdf Victorian Parents' Council 106.34 Kb  13.06.07
  106. pdf Melton Secondary College  71.41 Kb  14.06.07
  107. pdf Melton Primary School Council  852.89 Kb  14.06.07
  108. Valkstone Primary School, Parent Community, East Bentleigh 15.06.07
  109. pdf Ms Elizabeth Bromham, Kallista  65.87 Kb  15.06.07
  110. pdf Footscray City Primary School 132.24 Kb  18.06.07
  111. pdf Sandringham College 115.23 Kb  18.06.07
  112. pdf Department of Education and Training, Australian Capital Territory  603.61 Kb  18.06.07
  113. pdf FairWear Victoria  258.21 Kb  20.06.07
  114. pdf Bellarine Secondary College Council 182.21 Kb  20.06.07
  115. pdf St Kilda Park Primary School 61.99 Kb   21.06.07
  116. pdf Whittlesea Secondary College 25.99 Kb   16.07.07
  117. pdf Ms Sharon Harriage, Parent, Ferntree Gully  226.52 Kb  23.07.07
  118. pdf Beleza Pty Ltd  568.04 Kb   31.07.07
  119. pdf Sherbourne Primary School Council 1.97 Mb   25.07.07
  120. pdf Eltham East Primary School Council  26.10 Kb  6.08.07
  121. pdf Ms Kerrie Filgate, Parent, Upwey 11.52 Kb  10.08.07
  122. pdf Islamic Women's Welfare Council of Victoria  71.43 Kb  15.08.07
  123. pdf Ms Veronica McGowan, Parent, Williamstown 27.71 Kb  21.08.07
  124. pdf Mooroolbark College 20.69 Kb   10.09.07

Public Hearings

 

Thursday 6 September 2007
Legislative Assembly & Legislative Council
Parliament House
Melbourne

 The Committee organised a student hearing in Parliament House, involving students from government schools around Victoria.
Primary students in the Legislative Council, and secondary students in the Legislative Assembly, simultaneously shared their perspectives on this inquiry.
The Committee enjoyed hearing from one of the most important groups in the Victorian education community – the students.
As well as gaining valuable evidence for the inquiry, the event provided students with a unique experience of genuine participation in the Victorian democratic process.

 

 Tuesday 31 July 2007
Princes Hill Secondary College

The Committee conducted round-table discussions with members of the school communities of Princes Hill Secondary College and Princes Hill Primary School.

 

Monday 25 June 2007
Melbourne

  • PSW Pty Ltd
  • Textile, Clothing & Footwear Union, Victorian Branch
  • Homeworkers Code of Practice
  • C E Wise Pty Ltd
  • Mr David Wilkinson
  • FairWear Victoria

 

Monday 4 June 2007
Melbourne

  • State Schools’ Relief Committee
  • Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia
  • Victorian Student Representatives Council
  • Victorian Council of School Organisations
  • Mr Les Twentyman, Open Family
  • Islamic Council of Victoria

 

Monday 14 May 2007
Melbourne

  • The Smith Family
  • Victorian Parents Council
  • Break
  • Cancer Council Victoria (SunSmart Program)
  • Victorian Aboriginal Education Association
  • Association of Independent Schools in Victoria

 

Monday 30 April 2007
Melbourne

  • Victorian Association of State Secondary Principals
  • Association of School Councils in Victoria
  • Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
  • Centre for Multicultural Youth Issues
  • Parents Victoria

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