Organisational structure

Our vision

A society respectful of human rights and free from discrimination and prejudice.

Our mission

To lead in the elimination of discrimination and build a community that reflects and promotes equality of opportunity and human rights.

Organisational chart

Organisational Chart

Administered legislation

The Commissioner for Equal Opportunity also undertakes investigations and conciliation of complaints under specified parts of the following Acts:

  • Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003 - Part 3 section 15 (4)
  • Spent Convictions Act, 1988 – Division 3.

Other key legislation impacting on the Equal Opportunity Commission’s activities:

State

  • Auditor General Act 2006
  • Disability Services Act 1993
  • Electoral Act 1907
  • Financial Management Act 2006
  • Freedom of Information Act 1992
  • Government Employees Superannuation Act 1987
  • Industrial Relations Act 1979
  • Minimum Conditions of Employment Act 1993
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003
  • Public Sector Management Act 1994
  • Salaries and Allowances Act 1975
  • State Records Act 2000
  • State Supply Commission Act 1991
  • Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981

Commonwealth

  • Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
  • Racial Discrimination Act 1975
  • Sex Discrimination Act 1984
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1992
  • Age Discrimination Act 2004
  • Fair Work Act 2009

Corporate executive

Corporate Executive

From left to right:

  • Zarin Milambo, Manager Commission Support
  • Allan Macdonald, Manager Office of the Commissioner
  • Diana MacTiernan, Manager Commission Services

Front:

  • John Byrne, Acting Commissioner for Equal Opportunity