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Sex discrimination legislation in Australia

Constance Larmour

Sex discrimination legislation in Australia

by Constance Larmour

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Published by Dept. of the Parliamentary Library in [Barton] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- Australia,
    • Sex discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Australia

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementConstance Larmour.
      SeriesBasic paper / Legislative Research Service,, no. 3, 1985, Basic paper (Australia. Dept. of the Parliamentary Library. Legislative Research Service) ;, 1985, no. 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. ;
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2648045M
      LC Control Number85228280

      While LGBT individuals are afforded protection under federal law, both the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Amendment and the New South Wales Anti-Discrimination . standard legal textbook Australian Anti-Discrimination Law acknowledges that “Australian anti-discrimination legislation has many of its roots in [this] statute The Civil Rights Act (US) greatly influenced the shape of race and sex discrimination legislation enacted in the United Kingdom in the s. Those British laws served.

      Grounds of discrimination; Inc: A Guide for Incorporated Associations in Western Australia. the Sex Discrimination Act - unlawful to discriminate against a person on the ground of sex, marital or relationship status, Areas where Western Australian legislation applies.   – NSW becomes the first state in Australia to pass laws prohibiting discrimination against homosexuals. However, male acts of homosexuality remain illegal for another two years.

      Discrimination can be an everyday experience for many transgender people and can affect nearly every area of life. The National Transgender Discrimination Survey showed that 26% of trans people lost a job due to bias, 50% were harassed on the job, 20% were evicted or denied housing, and 78% of trans students were harassed or assaulted. And the transphobia that drives the. Racial discrimination in the workplace. The RDA includes many protections from racial discrimination in the workplace. These laws cover all employers, in both the public and private sector. The RDA also protects all employees, including trainees, apprentices, and probationary staff. Further, customers of a business are also covered under the.


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Australia. Sex Discrimination Act [Canberra, A.C.T: Australian Government Publishing Service] MLA Citation. Australia. Sex Discrimination Act Australian Government Publishing Service] [Canberra, A.C.T Australian/Harvard Citation.

Australia. Sex Discrimination Act Australian Government Publishing Service. Sex Discrimination (PDF) Sex Discrimination (Word) The Sex Discrimination Act (SDA) makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person because of their sex, gender identity, intersex status, sexual orientation, marital or relationship status, family responsibilities, because they are pregnant or might become pregnant or because they are breastfeeding.

Australia Sex Discrimination Act Act No. 4 of as amended This compilation was prepared on 24 June taking into account amendments up to Act No. 40 of The text of any of those amendments not in force on that date is appended in the Notes section The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may be.

The Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act makes sexual harassment unlawful in a wide range of areas that could apply to incorporated associations. The Australian Human Rights Commission has published Sexual Harassment: A Code of Practice to assist employers to understand their responsibilities under the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act South Australia was the first Australian State to introduce sex discrimination legislation and the South Australian Sex Discrimination Act of took full effect from August It was replaced by the Equal Opportunity Act which passed through the Parliament on 7 Decemberafter the resolving of a deadlock between the Houses Sex discrimination legislation in Australia book.

Commissioner means the Sex Discrimination Commissioner appointed under section committee of management, in relation to a club or a registered organisation, means the group or body of persons (however described) that manages the affairs of that club or organisation, as the case may be.

The Sex Discrimination Act protects people from unfair treatment on the basis of their sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or relationship status, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It also protects workers with family responsibilities and makes sexual harassment against the law. Read more. Australian Human Rights Commission Act   I can still dimly remember the ructions over the introduction of the sex discrimination bill in but, even so, reading back now, the debate is astonishing.

The proposed law was groundbreaking. It is perhaps the most comprehensive textbook on anti-discrimination law in Australia. The chapters begin with a background and an overview to the legislation before exploring the context and the content of discriminatory practices.

Racial Discrimination Act ; Sex Discrimination Act The department also administers the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. The guidelines outline a consistent gender classification system and standard of evidence required to establish or change gender on personal records for Australian Government departments and agencies.

Standards under the Disability Discrimination Act. introductionofa Sex Discrimination (Commonwealth Employees) Bill. ThisBillwould extendprotectionagainstdiscrimination ontheground of sex or marital status to Commonwealth employees throughout Australia, andwould complement existingState legislation.

However, this Bill was not introduced into Parliament before the change of government in March Case studies of real life sex discrimination complaints which have been received by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Qld.

Details of outcomes achieved through the conciliation process, as well as trbunal and court decisions are included. There are four main types of sex discrimination.

Direct discrimination. This happens when, because of your sex, someone treats you worse than someone of the opposite sex who is in a similar situation.

For example: a nightclub offers free entry to women but charges men to get in; 2. Indirect discrimination. The Sex Discrimination Act is an Act of the Parliament of Australia which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, marital or relationship status, actual or potential pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status or breastfeeding in a range of areas of public life.

Anti-discrimination laws. Australia has obligations under a number of international human rights treaties to take measures to eliminate discrimination including on the basis of age, race, sex, pregnancy, marital status and disability.

The Commonwealth Government has implemented some of these obligations through legislation such as the.

Equality before the law is a fundamental concept of our legal system. All judicial officers take an oath to administer the law without fear or favour, affection or ill will: Oaths Act, Sch 4.

Judicial officers are required to treat all parties fairly regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, age, religious affiliation, socio-economic background, size or nature of family, literacy. The Federal Register of Legislation (the Legislation Register) is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents.

It contains the full text and details of the lifecycle of individual laws and the relationships between them. There are a range of anti-discrimination laws and you may prefer to raise your concerns with the Australian Human Rights Commission on or your relevant State or Territory anti-discrimination body.

If you are a member of a trade union or. First sex discrimination legislation comes into effect December 4, South Australia is the first state to pass sex discrimination legislation, enacting the Sex Discrimination Act at the end.

The inequality is further entrenched when one considers the percentage of female representation in ASX and All Ordinaries boards: %. Women, as .Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy & Procedure Revision Date: 8/04/ by Charter Australia Policy Statement Discrimination: Charter Australia complies with the Anti-Discrimination Act () and the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act (), and ensures that all grievances are dealt with fairly.

Charter Australia does not allow any kind of discrimination toward any group or.South Australian Legislation. This website was last updated at PM on 22 May