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  • The Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Framework
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The Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Framework

Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Commissioner and Anti-Discrimination Tribunal

The Commissioner has a number of functions, including enquiring into discrimination and prohibited conduct and investigating and seeking to conciliate claims (ss5, 6, 7, 69, Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas)). Who may lodge a discrimination complaint? Section 60 of the Act lists who may lodge ...

The Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act 1998

Tasmania’s Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas) makes discrimination and certain other conduct (such as sexual harassment) unlawful. The Act also provides for the investigation and inquiry into complaints of discrimination and prohibited conduct. Grounds of Discrimination The Anti...

Exceptions and Exemptions under the Tasmanian Act

The Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas) recognises that sometimes there needs to be exceptions to allow for conduct that might otherwise be considered discriminatory. Exceptions are set out in Part 5 of the Act. Part 5 of the Act also sets out the procedure to follow if someone wants to apply f...

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