Resource of Australian and international legal materials, including a law specific search engine, links, Australian cases, law and other legal matters.
The Australian Human Rights Commission (previously the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission) is a national human rights institution, a statutory body funded by, but operating independently of, the Australian Government. It has the responsibility for investigating alleged infringements under Australia’s anti-discrimination legislation. Matters that can be investigated by the Commission include “discrimination on the grounds of race, religious, colour or ethnic origin, racial vilification, sex, sexual harassment, marital status, pregnancy, or disability.”
The Fair Work Commission is the national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions relating to:
The Fair Work Ombudsman provides this website as a gateway to information and advice about Australia’s workplace rights and rules. Whether you are an employee, employer or contractor you will find information you need here.
The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three laws:
Broadly, the responsibilities of WorkSafe are to: