Disability discrimination is unlawful under state and federal laws. The following resources may be useful if you are unsure of what may or may not be considered discriminatory, or for organisations that require other information regarding disabilities, industry policy and practices.
Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner
The Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner provides information about anti-discrimination legislation and helps people resolve complaints of unlawful discrimination or harassment through its investigation and conciliation service.
Australian Human Rights Commission
Human rights education is one of the core responsibilities of the Commission along with the investigation and attempted resolution of complaints about breaches of human rights and anti-discrimination legislation.
General enquiries and publications: 1300 369 711
Complaints Infoline: 1300 656 419
Fax: 02 9284 9611
TTY (Telephone typewriter): 1800 620 241
Telephone: 02 9284 9600
Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania
The Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania provides free legal advice and can represent you in court if you are eligible for legal aid.
Telephone Advice Service: 1300 366 611