Media releases

2018 Media

New Commissioner announced

Published on 05/09/2018

Commissions reject racist policies

Published on 17/08/2018


‘yes’ vote for marriage equality

Published on 16/11/2017

ACHRA Communique October 2017

Published on 13/11/2017
The Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities (ACHRA), which comprises...

Australian marriage law postal survey

Published on 31/08/2017


Human Rights Act for Qld

Published on 31/10/2016

ACHRA Communique October 2016

Published on 17/10/2016
The Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities (ACHRA), which comprise...

ACHRA Communique May 2016

Published on 01/05/2016
The Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities (ACHRA), which comprises...


Qld Bikie Laws

Published on 25/10/2013

Annual report 2012-13

Published on 30/09/2013
The Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland's Annual Report 2012-13 detai...

Getting a fair go in the tribunal

Published on 09/09/2013

ACHRA Communique

Published on 19/03/2013
Call for the Federal government to pass the amendments to the Human...


Don't get roasted this Christmas

Published on 01/11/2012
Employers are encouraged to take reasonable steps to prevent work Christmas...

Annual report 2012

Published on 19/09/2012
Discrimination and sexual harassment continue to occur in Queensland, but c...

Short term gain for long term pain

Published on 30/07/2012
Commissioner Kevin Cocks has called on the Qld Government to consider long ...

Zero tolerance to racism

Published on 03/07/2012
The Qld Rugby League  and ADCQ are taking a coordinated, zero-toleranc...

Racial vilification and NRL

Published on 02/07/2012
The Chief Executive of Qld Ruby League and Commissioner Kevin Cocks have ca...


Fair and Inclusive Qld round tables

Published on 04/10/2011
All Queenslanders have been invited to be part of building a fair and inclu...

Commission training popular

Published on 30/09/2011
An increase in training demand was noted in the Commission's 2011 annual re...

Sexual harassment still a concern

Published on 30/09/2011
Sexual harassment comprised 22 %, impairment 20%, and race 11% of complaint...

Discrimination in goods and services concerning

Published on 30/09/2011
In Far North Qld, a marked increase in complaints of discrimination in the ...

Workplace discrimination prevalent

Published on 30/09/2011
Workplace discrimination made up 76% of complaints lodged with ADCQ in the ...


CERD report on racial discrimination

Published on 15/11/2010
Call for action on the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the...

Warwick road show

Published on 08/11/2010
ADCQ's Warwick road show on 11 and 12 November will include targeted inform...

Action against workplace discrimination

Published on 05/10/2010
Almost 70% of complaints accepted by the Commission in 2009-10 related to ...

Not for profit exemption

Published on 05/10/2010
The provision which exempts not for profit associations from the Act w...

Play by the Rules

Published on 26/09/2010
Help for sporting clubs to promote fair play and provide templates for prot...