Australian Human Rights Commission

Location
Level 3, 175 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
Postal Address
GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW 2001
Enquiries
(02) 9284 9600
Fax
(02) 9284 9611
Email
communications@humanrights.gov.au
Website
http://www.humanrights.gov.au
Toll Free
Complaints Infoline: 1300 656 419;General Enquiries and Publications: 1300 369 711
TTY
1800 620 241
 
 

The Australian Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory organisation who report to the Federal Parliament through the Attorney-General. The Commission's goals are to foster greater understanding and protection of human rights in Australia and to address the human rights concerns of a broad range of individuals and groups. The Commission's responsibilities include education and public awareness; discrimination and human rights complaints; human rights compliance; policy and legislative development. The Commission investigates alleged infringements of human rights under the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 and breaches of anti-discrimination law under the Age Discrimination Act 2004, Disability Discrimination Act 1992, Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and Sex Discrimination Act 1984. Complaints are handled on a confidential basis with an emphasis on conciliation.

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Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Complaints Hotline

The Commission investigates alleged infringements of human rights under the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 and breaches of anti-discrimination law under the Age Discrimination Act 2004, Disability Discrimination Act 1992, Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and Sex Discrimination Act 1984. Complaints are handled on a confidential basis with an emphasis on conciliation.

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