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Unlawful discrimination is treating a person less favourably than others in similar situations because of their:
The law applies in areas including:
As a service provider, you must take all reasonable steps to ensure that you and your employees, contractors and agents do not discriminate against your clients or customers by:
You must take all reasonable steps to ensure that you and your employees, contractors and agents do not discriminate against, harass or bully other employees.
Your employees, contractors and agents are responsible for:
You also have the right to take action if you are personally discriminated against, harassed or bullied, for example by your suppliers.
Depending on the size of your business, you may not be covered by the Anti-Discrimination Act. Even so, the Australian Human Rights Commission could have jurisdiction to deal with your situation.
28 Jul 2021
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the ongoing connection Aboriginal people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of this land.