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If you have been fired from your job, you should go to the Fair Work Commission first. Complaints for unlawful termination (which includes when someone’s employment is terminated for a discriminatory reason) must be lodged within 21 days.
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 .
If you are experiencing bullying or harassment in the workplace, you'll need to contact the appropriate work health and safety body.
Australia has numerous state and federal laws that protect people from unlawful discrimination.
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