Information for people making discrimination complaints
The Australian Human
Rights Commission can investigate and resolve complaints of
discrimination, harassment and bullying based on a person’s:
including pregnancy, marital or relationship status (including same-sex
de facto couples) status, breastfeeding, family responsibilities,
gender identity, intersex status and sexual orientation
including temporary and permanent disabilities; physical, intellectual,
sensory, psychiatric disabilities, diseases or illnesses; medical
conditions; work related injuries; past, present and future
disabilities; and association with a person with a disability
- race, including colour, descent, national or ethnic origin, immigrant status and racial hatred
- age, covering young people and older people
If you are making a complaint under one of the above grounds, it is considered a complaint of unlawful discrimination. Contact Workers First today for more assistance.
Australian Human Rights Commission can also investigate and resolve
complaints of discrimination, harassment and bullying (in employment
only) based on a person’s criminal record, trade union activity,
political opinion, religion or social origin. The Commission can also
investigate and resolve complaints about alleged breaches of human
rights against the Commonwealth and its agencies.
If you are making a complaint under one of the above grounds, it is considered a complaint of Human rights and ILO. Contact Workers First today for more assistance.
is against the law to be discriminated against in many areas of public
life, including employment, education, the provision of goods, services
and facilities, accommodation, sport and the administration of
Commonwealth laws and services.