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.