Disability discrimination is when a person with a disability is treated less favourably than a person without the disability in the same or similar circumstances.

This guide is from the Australian Human Rights Commission.

It covers the following topics - 

  • What is disability discrimination?
  • How can I be protected from disability discrimination?
  • What does the disability discrimination act do?
  • How is "disability' defined?
  • What is harassment?
  • What about discrimination and harassment at work?
  • When is disability discrimination not against the law?
  • What if I'm not able to do the tasks that make up the job?
  • What can I do if I experience discrimination?
  • What will happen with my complaint?
  • What can I do to prevent discrimination?
  • What about employers and other organisations?
  • Where can I get more information?
  • Complaints
  • Disability discrimination legal services

 

Resource Reference: Know your rights: Disability discrimination

Download: pdfKnow your rights: Disability discrimination PDF


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