2014 art competition for school students. Sarah Abu-Sardaneh of the Australian International Academy is the winner of our competition to design a postcard in the style of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dot painting. See all the winners and runners up here.
A voice for migrant and refugee women. Read about our new Anti-Discrimination Board member, Dr Eman Sharobeem, who champions the rights of migrant and refugee women and speaks out against arranged marriages, domestic violence and slavery in Australia.
Grievances must be taken seriously. The Sussan Corporation recently learned a costly lesson about how to handle grievances when the Queensland Supreme Court awarded significant damages to an ex-employee.
Performance management and mental illness. Managing the work performance of a person with a mental illness provides particular challenges, illustrated by a recent case under the Fair Work Act.
Seminars filling fast, book your place. Seminars in July and August on grievance handling, social media, developing a respectful workplace and psychiatric disabilities in the workplace are filling fast. Don't miss out!
Resolved complaints. Safe scooter use, travel insurance problems, troubles with pregnancy at work and homosexual vilification in the street ... all these problems and more were addressed by our conciliation service in recent months.
PIN-only change could disadvantage. The Anti-Discrimination Board is concerned that the changeover to pin-only credit card transactions on August 1 may disadvantage people with certain kinds of disabilities.
New poster tackles breastfeeding discrimination. The Anti-Discrimination Board has a new poster which employers and service providers can use to show their support for breastfeeding mothers.
Campaign launched against LGBTI domestic violence. Read about ACON's new campaign against domestic violence in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities.
Have your voice heard. If you have a disability and have used the services of the Anti-Discrimination Board, Taverner Research would like to hear from you. They are conducting a survey for the Department of Justice on the quality of its services for people with a disability.
What's our view on the proposed changes to the Race Discrimination Act? Read our submission here.