Australian Human Rights Commission

Aboriginal, Community Service, Disability, Employment, General Health & Wellbeing, Government Agency, Legal & Justice, Mental Health, Multicultural, Relationships

Details

Opening Times

Monday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 1.00pm
Wednesday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed
All public holidays Closed

About

The Australian Human Rights Commission has the power to investigate and conciliate complaints about:
- Discrimination because of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, intersex status, pregnancy, marital or relationship status, age or disability
- Sexual harassment in specific areas of public life such as employment and education
- Racial hatred that takes place in public
- Discrimination in employment because of a person’s criminal record, trade union activity, religion, political opinion or social origin
- Breaches of human rights by the Commonwealth of Australia
Complaint outcomes can include an apology, reinstatement to a job, compensation for lost wages, changes to a policy, or developing and promoting anti-discrimination policies.

Need to know

Appointment: Not required.
Referral: Not required.
Catering to: All ages.
Cost: Free service.
Parent or guardian: Not required.
Languages: English, Interpreters available