About us

The Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland was established in 1991 by an Act of the Queensland Parliament. It is an independent statutory body headed by the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner.

The work of the Commission fits within the framework of established international human rights instruments, and our vision is for a fair and inclusive Queensland.

The Commission has a responsibility under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 to promote the understanding, acceptance and public discussion of human rights in this state.

We provide the following services:

  • a free state wide telephone enquiry service;
  • information in print, online  and other formats;
  • training about discrimination and human rights;
  • a free and impartial complaint resolution service.

The Anti-Discrimination Act prohibits:

and allows for complaints of reprisal for public interest disclosures under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 Link to external website to be dealt with as if they are a breach of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 .