Fact Sheets

Grounds of discrimination

Unlawful Discrimination - a summary of grounds and areas of public life covered by the WA Equal Opportunity Act 1984.
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Age
 - being regarded as too young, or too old.
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Breastfeeding - being asked not to feed, or to use other facilities to breast or bottle fed.
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Family Responsibility - having a caring role.
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Family Status - being a relative of a particular person or having the status of being a particular relative.
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Fines Enforcement Registrar's Website - publication of relevant details
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Gender History - having a reassigned gender as certified under the Gender Reassignment Act 2000.
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Impairment - having a physical, intellectual or mental disability that is current, past or imputed.
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Marital Status - being single, married, a de facto partner, separated, divorced or widowed.
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Political Conviction - including a lack of conviction.
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Pregnancy - being pregnant, having a characteristic associated with pregnancy or generally imputed to persons who are pregnant.
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Religious Conviction - including a lack of conviction.
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Race - including colour, ethnicity or national origin or descent.
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Sex - being male or female
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Sexual Orientation - including heterosexuality, homosexuality, lesbianism, bisexuality or assumed sexual orientation.
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Spent Conviction - the Commission can investigate discrimination on the ground of spent convictions in employment under the Spent Convictions Act 1988.
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Harassment

Racial Harassment - including offensive or insulting comments or other behaviour about a person’s colour, ethnic background or origin.

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Sexual Harassment - including unwelcome requests for sexual favours, touching and comments about a person’s private relationships.
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Challenging sexuality and gender based bullying in schools

Fact sheet for staff 
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Fact sheet for students
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Fact sheet for parents and caregivers
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Areas of public life

Accommodation
 - for applicants and tenants
pdf Accommodation know your rights as an applicant and tenant
word Accommodation know your rights as an applicant and tenant

Accommodation
 - for property owners and agents
pdf Accommodation know your rights as a property owner or agent
word Accommodation know your rights as a property owner or agent

Advertisements
 - guidelines for advertisers
pdf Guidelines for advertisers  
 word Guidelines for advertisers

Employment
 - guidelines for employers
pdf  Guidelines for employers
word Guidelines for employers

 

Making a complaint

Submit a complaint online or print your own form
Complaint Form - submit a complaint online, or print your own form

Complaint Process - what happens when you lodge a complaint with the Equal Opportunity
Commission.
pdf  Complaint Process Fact Sheet 
word Complaint Process Fact Sheet

Conciliation Process - Information brief
 
pdf Conciliation - Information Brief

 

You can print off your own copies of these publications, or order online.