Discrimination law and practice
This guide to the Federal and State laws covering discriminatory behaviour in Australia sets out the practices and procedures of the courts and tribunals which resolve discrimination cases. Explains the law relating to employment, harassment and education and examines the conciliation processes and the procedures available outside the formal court system where conciliation is not possible. Includes a table of cases, a table of statutes and an index. Some of the book appeared in a shorter form in 'The Law of Employment' fourth edition. The author is a Sydney barrister who was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1994 for her services to women in relation to anti-discrimination and affirmative action legislation.
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Background and Current Position
Grounds or Attributes of Discrimination
Definitions of Discrimination
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