Where else to go for help

Termination

If you have been fired from your job, you should go to the Fair Work Commission External link icon first. Complaints for unlawful termination (which includes when someone’s employment is terminated for a discriminatory reason) must be lodged within 21 days.

Anti-discrimination & equal opportunity

There are a number of other Federal and State laws that protect you against discrimination, including non-workplace related discrimination. For more information, contact:

You can also find more information about discrimination at National Anti-discrimination Information Gateway External link icon.

Occupational health and safety

If you are experiencing bullying or harassment in the workplace, you'll need to contact the appropriate work health and safety body.

Laws that protect against discrimination

Australia has numerous state and federal laws that protect people from unlawful discrimination.

Federal

State

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Page last updated: 13 Mar 2013