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It’s unfair, but is it discrimination?

We get a lot of inquiries from people who wonder if  unfair treatment they have received amounts to discrimination.

You may have been treated unfairly, but it will only come within the legal definition of discrimination if:

In Queensland

Discrimination can be:

There are exemptions for some areas, because the law of discrimination tries to find a balance between the rights of individuals.  So for example, if you are employing someone in your to babysit your children at home, you are exempt from discrimination laws.

The Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland and the Australian Human Rights Commission both publish some great resources about discrimination and are the bodies you can make a complaint to if you think you have been discriminated against.

We are always happy to help with: