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