Age Discrimination

The Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth) provides that people of all ages have the same fundamental rights and equality before the law, and seeks to eliminate discrimination on the basis of age where possible.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/rights-disability-and-access/discrimination/federal-human-rights-framework/age-discrimination/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Age Discrimination , Aged Care , Discrimination , Discrimination at Work , Health & Ageing

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Discrimination in Employment

Employers must generally treat all their employees fairly and equally and must not discriminate against anyone for any of the reasons prescribed in anti-discrimination laws.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/rights-disability-and-access/discrimination/discrimination-in-employment/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Age Discrimination , Disability Discrimination , Discrimination , Discrimination at Work , Gender Discrimination

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Comcare

Comcare is established under the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act). Comcare has functions and responsibilities under the SRC Act, the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) and the Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 (ARC Act). Under this legislation Comcare have roles as insurer, regulator and scheme manager. Comcare provide expert advice and services to the Safety, Rehabilitation and

Fair Work Commission Australia

The Fair Work Commission is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), including: providing a safety net of minimum conditions, including minimum wages in awards facilitating good faith bargaining and enterprise agreement making dealing with applications in relation to unfair dismissal administering the regulation of industrial

Fair Work Ombudsman

They focus on increasing productivity by reducing the burden of regulation and helping businesses find more productive ways of working. They support employment participation through addressing the barriers to employment and helping businesses to do the right thing. They focus their compliance and enforcement efforts where there is serious non-compliance and where they can deliver the greatest benefit and impact.

Sex Discrimination

Under the Sex Discrimination Act it is unlawful to discriminate against a person because of sex, marital status, pregnancy, or family responsibilities, or to sexually harass someone.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/rights-disability-and-access/discrimination/federal-human-rights-framework/sex-discrimination/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Discrimination , Discrimination at Work , Gender Discrimination , Government & Legal Services , Harassment & Bullying

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