Hefty bill for Muslim women's privacy at public swimming pool
Ratepayers could be stung up to $45,000 to install curtains at a public pool so Muslim women can have privacy during a female-only exercise classes.
The City of Monash has won an exemption from equal opportunity laws to run the sessions outside normal opening hours.
The council says the privacy screen is needed for "cultural reasons".
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