Annual Report 2008-2009

Highlights for 2008-09 include:

  • answered 6,904 enquiries
  • received 1,323 complaints and finalised 1,231 complaints
  • disability discrimination complaints increasing as a proportion of total complaints
  • new database for complaint handling became fully operational
  • provided training for around 7,274 people in 475 workplace education sessions, plus 700 people in community education
  • community education work with Sudanese community
  • ran successful writing and creative arts competition for young people
  • amount of compensation under the Anti-Discrimination Act increased from $40,000 to $100,000
  • definition of marital status broadened to cover same-sex relationships