Promoting anti-discrimination and equal opportunity principles and policies throughout NSW
Handling complaints under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
Administering NSW anti-discrimination laws
2014 seminar program kicks off. If you want to prevent discrimination in your organisation, don’t miss the Anti-Discrimination Board’s new seminar program starting on March 19.
Social media creates new dilemmas. A recent case highlights the difficulty in distinguishing between public and private in the world of social media.
Board training adapts to far-west industry. The Anti-Discrimination Board’s training service is nothing if not flexible. Senior Workplace Relations Consultant Margaret White went well out of the latte zone to provide training at the Tritton Copper Mine, west of Nyngan.
What was the most common type of complaint in 2012-13? Race discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination, sexual harassment – which is the biggest problem in NSW, according to the complaints we receive?
ADB President reappointed. The President of the Anti-Discrimination Board, Dr Stepan Kerkyasharian AO, has been reappointed after retiring as Chair of the Community Relations Commission.
Consumer rights for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a great opportunity to find out about a whole range of consumer rights at the Good Service Forums. This year’s forums have just been announced, so don’t miss out when the Good Service Mob visits your area.
Board active at Yabun festival. The Yabun Festival is the largest single day Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander festival in Australia and is one of the best chances all year for the Board’s Outreach Program to connect with the community in Sydney.
New Aboriginal Education Officer runs youth workshops. A workshop for young Aboriginal leaders was a busy start for the Board's new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Officer, Noni Ross.
Complaints resolved through successful conciliation. Troubles with part-time work after maternity leave, transitioning from male to female at work, getting less casual work when turning 18….all these problems and more were addressed by our conciliation service in recent months.