Racial Discrimination

National laws prohibit racial discrimination provide for equality before the law on the ground of race.

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/racial-discrimination/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Discrimination , Government & Legal Services , Racial Discrimination , Refugees & Migration , Work & Workers

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Centrelink (Department of Human Services)

Centrelink are responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provide access to social, health and other payments and services. On 26 October 2004, Centrelink was created as part of the Finance and Administration portfolio. The Human Services Legislation Amendment Act 2011 integrated Medicare Australia and Centrelink into the Department of Human Services on 1 July 2011.

Complaints with the AHRC

People who believe they have been unlawfully discriminated against can lodge a written complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission

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/lodging-a-complaint/complaints-with-the-ahrc/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Age Discrimination , Disability Discrimination , Discrimination , Gender Discrimination , Human Rights

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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 , Employee services , Health & Ageing

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Colony 47

Colony 47 delivers integrated services to help individuals and families stay housed, access education, develop skills, find employment and build meaningful family relationships. They have expertise in providing effective support to people such as homeless young women, long term unemployed, humanitarian entrants, or people with persistent and severe mental illness.

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 , Employee services , Gender Discrimination

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Alzeheimer’s Australia

Alzheimer’s Australia represent the more than 413,106 Australians living with dementia and the estimated 291,163 Australians involved in their care. They advocate for the needs of people living with all types of dementia, and for their families and carers, and provide support services, education and information. Alzheimer’s Australia is a member of Alzheimer’s Disease International, the umbrella organisation of Alzheimer’s

Equal Opportunity Tasmania

Equal Opportunity Tasmania aims to foster a society free of discrimination, prejudice, bias and other conduct prohibited under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998.

Organisation Address: 54 Victoria St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 305 062

Web Address: http://equalopportunity.tas.gov.au/home

Link Owner: Equal Opportunity Tasmania

Also in: Age Discrimination , Disability Discrimination , Discrimination , Gender Discrimination , Government & Legal Services

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