Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW

Statistics 2009-2010

 


Enquiries received by ground and area 2009-10

Ground
Emp
Gds & Servs
Acc
Educ
Clubs
Qual
bods
Rac
vil
Hom
vil
HIV
vil
Trans
vil
All 
Other
Total
%
Disability
495
293
43
51
23
2
0
0
0
0
7
39
953
17.8
Sex
610
58
7
20
19
0
0
0
0
0
6
12
732
13.7
Race
399
159
40
38
17
1
0
0
0
0
8
40
702
13.1
Age
156
76
32
4
7
0
0
0
0
0
1
5
281
5.2
Carer's
224
2
3
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
231
4.3
Homosexuality
57
30
6
6
6
0
0
0
0
0
3
2
110
2.1
Racial vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
73
0
0
0
0
0
73
1.4
Victimisation
60
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
64
1.2
Marital status
24
18
15
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
63
1.2
Transgender
17
14
1
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
40
0.7
Homosexual vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
0
0
19
0.4
HIV/AIDS vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
5
0
0
0
6
0.1
Aiding unlawful act
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
5
0.1
Obstruction
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0.0
Advertisement
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0.0
Transgender vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0.0
All grounds
138
27
10
4
4
0
0
0
0
0
411
28
622
11.6
Not covered - Workplace harassment
300
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
300
5.6
Not covered - other
373
212
72
45
42
1
2
0
0
0
12
389
1148
21.4
Total
2859
890
231
173
127
4
75
20
5
1
450
521
5356*
100
%
53.4
16.6
4.3
3.2
2.4
0.1
1.4
0.4
0.1
0.02
8.4
9.7
100

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

Complaints received by ground and area 2009-10

Ground Emp Gds & Servs Acc Educ Clubs Qual
bods
Racial
vil
Hom
vil
HIV
vil
Trans
vil
Other Total %
Disability
139
86
6
11
11
3
0
0
0
0
13
269
23.0
Sex
206
15
2
2
8
0
0
0
0
0
4
237
20.3
Race
95
76
11
6
7
0
0
0
0
0
10
205
17.6
Victimisation
97
13
0
2
14
1
0
0
0
0
2
129
11.0
Age
31
23
4
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
63
5.4
Carer's
55
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
55
4.7
Homosexuality
10
12
1
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
26
2.2
Racial vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
22
0
0
0
0
22
1.9
Aiding unlawful act
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
20
1.7
Homosexual vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
0
0
15
1.3
Marital status
6
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0.9
Transgender
2
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
3
8
0.7
HIV/AIDS vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
6
0.5
Transgender vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.0
Other
45
20
4
1
4
1
0
0
0
0
20
95
8.1
Not specified
0
3
1
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
8
0.7
Total
704
252
30
23
52
5
22
15
6
0
59
1168
100
%
60.3
21.6
2.6
2.0
4.5
0.4
1.9
1.3
0.5
0.0
5.1
100

Types of employment complaints 2009-10

No
%
Work environment and harassment
474
67.3
Dismissal
87
12.4
Classification/benefits
73
10.4
Recruitment/selection
49
7.0
Retrenchment/redundancy
8
1.1
Resignation
7
1.0
Demotion
5
0.7
Transfer
1
0.1
Promotion
0
0.0
Retirement
0
0.0
Award and enterprise agreement
0
0.0
Total
704
100

Type of employer 2009-10

No
%
Private enterprise
367
52.1
State government department
105
14.9
Individual male
77
10.9
State statutory body
56
8.0
Local government
25
3.6
Hospital
16
2.3
Individual female
16
2.3
Education (public)
14
2.0
Non-profit association
6
0.9
Registered clubs
4
0.6
Education (private)
4
0.6
Commonwealth department
3
0.4
Government business enterprise
2
0.3
Commonwealth statutory authority
1
0.1
Trade union
1
0.1
Other
5
0.6
Not known
2
0.3
Total
704
100

Outcome of complaints finalised 2009-10

No
%
Settled at or after conciliation
244
20.2
Settled before conciliation
127
10.5
Referred to ADT - conciliation unsuccessful or not suitable
173
14.3
Referred to ADT - older than 18 months
2
0.2
Declined before investigation - not a contravention
156
12.9
Declined before investigation - out of time
27
2.2
Declined before investigation
 - no standing to lodge vilification complaint
4
0.3
Declined after investigation s 92
117
9.7
Declined after investigation and referred to ADT
43
3.6
Withdrawn s 92B
120
9.9
Abandoned s 92C
197
16.3
Total 1210 100

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander complaints 2009-10

Emp Goods
& Servs
Accom Educ Clubs Racial
vil
Other Total %

Race

21

21

4

0

3

0

2

51

63.7

Disability

2

1

0

1

0

0

0

4

5.0

Sex

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

6.0

Victimisation

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

4

5.0

Age

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

5.0

Racial vilification

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

2

2.5

Aiding unlawful act

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2.5

Unspecified

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

2

2.5

Outside jurisdiction

1

1

0

0

0

0

2

4

5.0

Total

40

26

4

1

3

2

4

80

100

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