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.