Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW

Statistics 2010-2011

    Enquiries received by ground and area 2010-11

    Ground
    Emp
    Gds & Servs
    Acc
    Educ
    Clubs
    Qual
    bods
    Rac
    vil
    Hom
    vil
    HIV
    vil
    Trans
    vil
    All 
    Other
    Total
    %
    Disability
    540
    316
    48
    77
    17
    4
    0
    0
    0
    0
    13
    35
    1050
    17.9
    Sex
    689
    61
    13
    12
    18
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    12
    19
    825
    14.1

    Race

    450
    205
    35
    51
    17
    5
    0
    0
    0
    0
    16
    35
    814
    13.9

    Age

    190
    74
    29
    12
    8
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    4
    10
    328
    5.6

    Carer's

    219
    5
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    3
    228
    3.9

    Victimisation

    133
    3
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    137
    2.3

    Homosexuality

    81
    26
    9
    5
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    7
    130
    2.2

    Marital/
    domestic status

    46
    18
    10
    0
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    77
    1.3

    Racial vilification

    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    59
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    59
    1.0

    Transgender

    9
    18
    1
    1
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    1
    35
    0.6

    Homosexual vilification

    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    21
    0
    0
    0
    0
    21
    0.4

    Aiding unlawful act

    2
    1
    0
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    4
    0.07

    HIV/AIDS vilification

    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    3
    0
    0
    0
    3
    0.05

    Transgender vilification

    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    0
    0
    2
    0.03

    Obstruction

    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    0.02

    Advertisement

    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0.0

    All grounds

    165
    14
    4
    7
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    450
    33
    676
    11.5

    Not covered -workplace harassment

    359
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    359
    6.1

    Not covered - other

    352
    241
    67
    40
    23
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    24
    368
    1116
    19.0

    Total

    3238
    982
    216
    207
    95
    12
    59
    21
    3
    2
    521
    511
    5867*
    100

    %

    55.2
    16.7
    3.7
    3.5
    1.6
    0.2
    1.0
    0.4
    0.1
    0.03
    8.9
    0.7
    100

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

    Complaints received by ground and area 2010-11

    Ground Emp Gds & Servs Acc Educ Clubs Qual
    bods
    Race
    vil
    Hom
    vil
    HIV
    vil
    Tran
    vil
    Other Total %

    Sex

    267
    32
    3
    5
    7
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    5
    319
    23.3

    Disability

    142
    108
    3
    27
    4
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    8
    292
    21.9

    Race

    94
    71
    6
    11
    6
    6
    0
    0
    0
    0
    6
    200
    15.0

    Victimisation

    118
    7
    1
    1
    3
    0
    0
    2
    0
    0
    2
    134
    10.1

    Age

    44
    31
    5
    3
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    86
    6.5

    Carer's 

    59
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    61
    4.6

    Aiding unlawful act

    28
    4
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    3
    0
    0
    2
    37
    2.8

    Marital/
    domestic status

    16
    7
    2
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    27
    2.0

    Homosexuality

    16
    6
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    26
    2.0

    Racial vilification

    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    21
    0
    0
    0
    0
    21
    1.6

    Homosexual vilification

    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    20
    0
    0
    0
    20
    1.5

    Transgender

    6
    8
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    14
    1.1

    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

    Other

    37
    19
    2
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    15
    76
    5.7

    Not specified

    7
    5
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    4
    17
    1.3

    Total

    834
    298
    25
    48
    25
    6
    21
    25
    0
    2
    48
    1332
    100

    %

    62.6
    22.4
    1.9
    3.6
    1.9
    0.5
    1.6
    1.9
    0.0
    0.2
    3.6
    100


    Types of employment complaints 2010-11

    No
    %
    Work environment and harassment
    482
    57.8
    Classification/benefits
    158
    18.9
    Dismissal
    107
    12.8
    Recruitment/selection
    58
    7.0
    Resignation
    11
    1.3
    Retrenchment/redundancy
    6
    0.7
    Demotion
    5
    0.6
    Transfer
    3
    0.4
    Promotion
    2
    0.2
    Retirement
    2
    0.2
    Total
    834
    100

    Type of employer 2010-11

    No
    %

    Private enterprise

    407
    48.8

    Individual male

    122
    14.6

    State government department

    103
    12.4

    State statutory body

    53
    6.4

    Local government

    23
    2.8

    Hospital

    20
    2.4

    Education (public)

    20
    2.4

    Registered clubs

    20
    2.4

    Non-profit association

    18
    2.2

    Individual female

    16
    1.9

    Education (private)

    4
    0.5

    Government business enterprise

    4
    0.5

    Trade union

    4
    0.5

    Commonwealth department

    2
    0.4

    Commonwealth statutory authority

    1
    0.1

    Other

    5
    0.6

    Not known

    5
    0.6

    Total

    834
    100

    Outcome of complaints finalised 2010-11

    No
    %
    Settled at or after conciliation
    250
    20.7

    Settled before conciliation

    104
    8.6

    Referred to ADT - conciliation unsuccessful or not suitable

    162
    13.4

    Referred to ADT - older than 18 months

    13
    1.1

    Referred to Attorney General - serious vilification

    1
    0.1

    Declined before investigation - not a contravention

    159
    13.2

    Declined before investigation - out of time

    19
    1.6

    Declined after investigation s 92

    76
    6.3

    Declined after investigation and referred to ADT

    51
    4.2

    Withdrawn s 92B

    220
    18.2

    Abandoned s 92C

    151
    12.5

    Total

    1206

    100

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander complaints 2010-11

    Emp
    Goods
    & Servs
    Accom
    Educ
    Clubs
    Racial
    vil
    Other
    Total
    %
    Race
    24
    17
    4
    1
    3
    0
    1
    50
    63.3
    Disability
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    2
    2.5
    Sex
    3
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    3
    3.8
    Victimisation
    8
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    10
    12.6
    Age
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    4
    5.1
    Racial vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    7
    0
    7
    8.9
    Marital/domestic status
    0
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1.3
    Carer's responsibilities
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1.3
    Outside jurisdiction
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    1.3
    Total
    40
    22
    5
    1
    3
    7
    1
    79
    100

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