Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW

Statistics 2005-2006    



 

Enquiries by area 2005-2006

Area
No
%
Employment
5,508
56.4
Goods and services
1,333
13.7
Accommodation
301
3.1
Education
442
4.5
Registered clubs
140
1.4
Vilification
102
1.0
All areas
255
2.6
Other
1,683
17.2
Total
9,764
100

The total number of enquiries by area is greater than the total enquiries received because some enquiries cover multiple areas.


Enquiries by ground 2005-2006

Ground
No
%
Sex - including pregnancy and sexual harassment
1,755
17.4
Disability
1,325
13.1
Race
1,118
11.1
Carer's responsibilities
451
4.5
Age
442
4.4
Homosexuality
176
1.7
Compulsory retirement
12
<1
Racial vilification
95
<1
Marital status
77
<1
Victimisation
84
<1
Transgender
62
<1
HIV/AIDS
22
<1
Homosexual vilification
23
<1
HIV/AIDS vilification
21
<1
Transgender vilification
5
<1
All grounds
647
6.4
Not covered by ADA - other
3,191
31.6
Not covered by ADA - work not harassment
596
5.9
Total
10,102
100

The total number of enquiries by ground is greater than the total enquiries received because some enquiries covered multiple grounds.


Complaints received by ground and area 2005-2006



Emp

Goods & Servs

Accom

Educ

Clubs
           
Qual
bods

Race
vil
           
Hom
vil

HIV vil
           
Tran
vil

Oth

Tot
           
  %

Sex

214

15
           
4
           
2

11
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

5

251
           
23.1

Disability

124

62

14

12

5
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

12

229
           
21.0

Race

60

93
           
7
           
9

4
           
1
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

7

181
           
16.6

Victimisation

97

4
           
2
           
1

3
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

0

107
           
9.8

Age

38

23
           
1
           
2

1
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

2

67
           
6.2

Carer's

39

0
           
0
           
1

0
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

0

40
           
3.6

Racial vilification

0

0

0
           
0

0
           
0
           
39
           
0

0
           
0

0

39
           
3.6

Homosexuality

14

8
           
1
           
1

3
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

0

27
           
2.5

Transgender

1

10
           
1
           
0

0
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

0

12
           
1.1

Marital status

6

0
           
3
           
0

0
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

0

9
           
<1

Homosexual vil

0

0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0
           
0
           
6

0
           
0

0

6
           
0.6

Aiding unlawful act

1

2
           
0
           
0

0
           
0
           
0

0

0
           
0

0

3
           
<1

HIV/AIDS vil

0

0

0
           
0

0
           
0
           
0
           
0

1
           
0

0

1
           
<1

Transgender vil

0

0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

0
           
0

0
           
1

0

1

<1

Advertisement

0

0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0
           
0
           
0

0

0

0

0
           
0

Other

25

14
           
4
           
0

2
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

12

57

5.2

Unkown

22

19
           
4
           
2

4
           
0
           
0
           
0

0
           
0

8

59
           
5.4

Total

641

250
           
41
           
30

33
           
1
           
39
           
0

7
           
1

46

1089
           
100


Types of employment complaints 2005-2006

No %

Work environment and harassment

349

54.4

Dismissal

96

15.0

Recruitment/selection

88

13.7

Classification/benefits

60

9.4

Resignation

21

3.3

Retrenchment/redundancy

12

1.9

Promotion

6 0.9
Transfer 4 0.6
Demotion 4 0.6
Retirement 1 0.2
Award and enterprise agreement 0 0
Total 641 100

 
Type of employer 2005-2006

No
%
Private enterprise
339
52.9
State government department
76
11.9
Individual male
70
10.9
State statutory body
44
6.9
Hospital
40
6.2
Education authority (public)
15
2.3
Local government
14
2.2
Non-profit association
12
1.9
Registered clubs
11
1.7
Individual female
11
1.7
Education authority (private)
4
<1
Government business enterprise
2
<1
Other
2
<1
Trade union
1
<1
Total
641
100

In 2005-06 there were no employment complaints relating to Commonwealth government departments, Commonwealth statutory authorities or media organisations.


Outcome of complaints finalised 2005-06

No
%
Settled at or after conciliation
221
20.6
Settled before conciliation
125
11.6
Settled outside the Board
4
0.4
Referred to the ADT - conciliation unsuccessful or not suitable
115
10.7
Referred to ADT after 18 months
1
<1
Declined before investigation - not a contravention
221
20.6
Declined before investigation - not of vilified group
3
<1
Declined before investigation - out of time
21
1.9
Declined after investigation - s92
51
4.7
Declined after investigation and referred to the ADT
30
2.8
Withdrawn s92B
132
12.3
Abandoned
151
14.0
Total
1,075
100


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander complaints 2005-06

Emp
Goods & servs
Accom
Educ
Clubs
Qual bods
Racial vil
Hom vil
HIV vil
Trans vil
Other
Total
%
Race
13
35
3
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
55
67.9
Victimisation
5
2
1
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
12.4
Racial vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
5
6.2
Sex
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
3.7
Disability
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2.5
Marital status
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1.2
Age
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1.2
Aiding unlawful act
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1.2
Other
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
3
3.7
Total
25
39
5
1
5
0
5
0
0
0
1
81
100