Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW

Statistics 2008-2009    

    Enquiries received by ground and area 2008-09

    Emp
    Gds & Servs
    Acc
    Educ
    Clubs
    Qual
    bods
    Race
    vil
    Hom
    vil
    HIV
    vil
    Tran
    vil
    All
    Other
    Total
    %
    Disability
    724
    363
    49
    55
    23
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    14
    45
    1275
    17.5
    Sex
    886
    79
    17
    13
    15
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    5
    23
    1039
    14.3
    Race
    485
    215
    53
    50
    12
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    6
    35
    859
    11.8
    Age
    236
    70
    32
    8
    5
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    12
    365
    5.0
    Carer's
    346
    4
    1
    2
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    356
    4.9
    Homosexuality
    60
    23
    6
    3
    2
    0
    0
    1
    0
    0
    1
    13
    108
    1.5
    Marital/domestic status
    39
    17
    16
    0
    4
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    2
    80
    1.1
    Transgender
    14
    22
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1
    2
    41
    0.6
    Racial vilification
    4
    2
    2
    2
    1
    0
    47
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    59
    0.8
    Homosexual vilification
    3
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    14
    0
    0
    0
    0
    18
    0.2
    HIV/AIDS vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    5
    0
    0
    0
    5
    0.1
    Transgender vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    0
    0
    2
    0.0
    Victimisation
    99
    6
    2
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1
    112
    1.5
    Aiding unlawful act
    8
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    8
    0.1
    Obstruction
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    3
    0.0
    Advertisement
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    2
    0.0
    All grounds
    160
    26
    10
    5
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    469
    44
    717
    9.9
    Not covered - workplace harassment
    467
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    467
    6.4
    Not covered - other
    537
    274
    85
    48
    29
    4
    3
    1
    0
    0
    21
    749
    1751
    24.1
    Total
    4068
    1103
    275
    188
    94
    11
    50
    16
    5
    3
    522
    832
    7267*
    100
    %
    56.0
    15.2
    3.8
    2.6
    1.3
    0.2
    0.7
    0.2
    0.1
    0.0
    7.2
    12.8
    100

    * The total number of enquiries by ground and area is greater than the total number of calls received because many enquiries cover multiple grounds.

    Complaints received by ground and area 2008-09

    Emp
    Gds & Servs
    Acc
    Educ
    Clubs
    Qual
    bods
    Racial
    vil
    Hom
    vil
    HIV
    vil
    Trans
    vil
    Other
    Total
    %
    Disability
    159
    122
    12
    21
    9
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    13
    339
    25.6
    Sex
    260
    27
    1
    3
    6
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    299
    22.6
    Race
    96
    86
    8
    6
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    9
    208
    15.7
    Age
    47
    13
    4
    1
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    68
    5.1
    Carer's
    66
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    67
    5.1
    Homosexuality
    21
    9
    2
    2
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    37
    2.8
    Marital/domestic status
    12
    9
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    25
    1.9
    Transgender
    2
    6
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    9
    0.7
    Racial vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    14
    0
    0
    0
    0
    14
    1.1
    Homosexual vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    9
    0
    0
    0
    9
    0.7
    HIV/AIDS vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    Transgender vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    0
    2
    0.2
    Victimisation
    117
    19
    1
    6
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    147
    11.1
    Aiding unlawful act
    14
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    17
    1.3
    Other
    27
    33
    3
    2
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    12
    80
    6.0
    Not specified
    0
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    2
    0.2
    Total
    821
    327
    35
    41
    23
    9
    14
    9
    0
    2
    42
    1323
    100
    %
    62.1
    24.7
    2.6
    3.1
    1.7
    0.7
    1.1
    0.7
    0.0
    0.2
    3.2
    100

    Types of employment complaints 2008-09

    No
    %
    Work environment
    and harassment
    496
    60.4
    Dismissal
    143
    17.4
    Classification/benefits
    62
    7.6
    Recruitment/selection
    62
    7.6
    Resignation
    31
    3.8
    Retrenchment/redundancy
    13
    1.6
    Demotion
    6
    0.7
    Transfer
    5
    0.6
    Promotion
    2
    0.2
    Retirement
    1
    0.1
    Award and enterprise agreement
    0
    0
    Total
    821
    100

    Type of employer 2008-09

    No
    %
    Private enterprise
    486
    59.2
    Individual male
    81
    9.9
    State govt department
    80
    9.7
    State statutory body
    35
    4.3
    Hospital
    33
    4.0
    Local government
    25
    3.0
    Education (public)
    23
    2.8
    Individual female
    16
    1.9
    Non-profit association
    14
    1.7
    Registered clubs
    11
    1.3
    Commonwealth dept
    4
    0.5
    Trade union
    4
    0.5
    Education (private)
    4
    0.5
    Media organisation
    2
    0.2
    Government business enterprise
    1
    0.1
    Commonwealth statutory authority
    0
    0
    Other
    2
    0.2
    Not known
    0
    0
    Total
    821
    100

    Outcome of complaints finalised 2008-09

    No
    %
    Settled at or after conciliation
    252
    20.5
    Settled before conciliation
    129
    10.5
    Referred to ADT - conciliation unsuccessful or not suitable
    168
    13.8
    Declined before investigation - not a contravention
    152
    12.3
    Declined before investigation - out of time
    32
    2.6
    Declined before investigation - not on behalf of complainant
    3
    0.2
    Declined after investigation s92
    85
    6.9
    Declined after investigation and referred to ADT
    54
    4.4
    Withdrawn s92B
    168
    13.6
    Abandoned s92C
    188
    15.3
    Total
    1231
    100

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander complaints 2008-09

    Emp
    Goods
    & Servs
    Accom
    Educ
    Clubs
    Racial
    vil
    Total
    %
    Race
    11
    22
    5
    2
    1
    3
    44
    65.7
    Disability
    2
    6
    1
    0
    0
    0
    9
    13.4
    Sex
    3
    0
    0
    0
    1
    0
    4
    6.0
    Victimisation
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    3
    4.5
    Age
    0
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1.5
    Homosexuality
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1.5
    Marital status
    0
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1.5
    Outside jurisdiction
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1.5
    Total
    19
    30
    8
    2
    2
    3
    67
    100

    There were no complaints received from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on the grounds of transgender or carer's responsibilities discrimination, or racial, homosexual, HIV/AIDS or transgender vilification.