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Discrimination Law

General | Racial | Gender/Sex | Disability | Commissions | Legislation

See also: Human Rights


California Discrimination Law
Divided into numerous sections, including national origin discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, race discrimination, ADA disability, age discrimination, Medical Family Leave Act, Retaliation by employers, wrongful termination, racial harassment, sexual harassment and other information sites.

Discrimination Law and Legislation Australia
Relevant Articles from E Law, Murdoch University online journal.

Review of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
New South Wales Law Reform Commission Report 92 (1999). Includes an Introduction and sections on: Interaction with Commonwealth Laws, Concept of Discrimination, Areas of Operation, Grounds of Discrimination, Exceptions and Exemptions, Other Unlawful Conduct, The Complaint Process, Tribunal Porceedings and Remedies.


Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)

Racial Vilification Act 1996 (SA)


Equality Before the Law: Womens Equality
Australian Law Reform Commission Report 69, Part II. Dated 1994

Women in the legal Profession
Australian Law Reform Commission report 69, Part II

Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)


Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)


Anti-Discrimination Commission (Northern Territory)
Provides contact details

Anti-Discrimination Commission of Queensland (ADCQ)
Includes publications, links to other sites, a 'what's new' section, locations of offices and contact details.

Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW
Includes information about the Board and your rights, information about obligations of employers and service providers, contact information, links, speeches, media releases, anti-discrimination laws and more.

Commission for Equal Opportunity (WA)
Information about discrimination, the Act, news, links, decisions, training information, newsletter, briefs and guides and more.

Equal Opportunity Commission of South Australia
Information about equal opportunity, information for schools, publications, training and education, a newsletter, how to lodge a complaint, annual report, links, online services and more.

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC)
Includes information in the following categories: About the Commission, Complaint Information, Disability Rights, Employers Page, Human Rights, News and Information, Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Aboriginal and Torres Stait Islander Social Justice, School Page, Human Rights Explained, Publications, Help, Links and a Search Engine


Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)

Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)

Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA)

Equal Opportuntiy Act 1995 (Vic)

Genocide Convention Act 1949 (Cth)

Geneva Conventions Act 1957 (Cth)

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 (Cth)

Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)

Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)

Racial Vilification Act 1996 (SA)

Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

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