In New South Wales, certain types of discrimination are against the law in specific areas of public life. Sexual harassment, vilification and victimisation are also against the law.
Discrimination is against the law in certain public places. These are:
Carer’s responsibilities discrimination is only against the law at work.
It is against the law to sexually harass someone. Sexual harassment is any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature and includes:
Vilification is a public act that incites hatred or ridicule towards a person or group. Vilification is against the law for certain characteristics. These characteristics are:
If you are mistreated because you have made (or plan to make) a complaint of discrimination, or you have provided information or evidence about a complaint of discrimination, this is known as victimisation. Victimisation is against the law in New South Wales.
Find out about direct and indirect discrimination
Make a discrimination enquiry
Make a complaint of discrimination