The Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person because of their sexuality.
- homosexuality; or
Sexuality discrimination examples
- A woman and her partner are refused a motel room for the night because the manager says he doesn't
want lesbians here.
- A well qualified and experienced gay man does not receive a promotion at work because others might feel uncomfortable having a gay man as a boss.
- A same sex couple living in a stable relationship with a child from a previous marriage are denied a family health insurance package.
Information and enquiry service
Individuals, employers and business operators can access the Commission's statewide telephone information and enquiry service.
Making a complaint
Make a complaint to the Commission on the Complaint Form about sexuality discrimination.
The complaint must be lodged with the Commission within 1 year of the discrimination happening.
The Commission's service is free.