Equal employment opportunity & anti-discrimination | Employing people 

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In Australia, national and state laws cover equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination in the workplace. You're required by these laws to create a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. It’s important that as an employer, you understand your rights and responsibilities under human rights and anti-discrimination law.

The Australian Human Rights Commission has a range of fact sheets External link to help you develop effective policies and best practice guidelines. The Fair Work Ombudsman provides education and assisstance for employees and employers on preventing discrimination in the workplace.

By putting effective anti-discrimination and anti-harassment procedures in place in your business you can improve productivity and increase efficiency.

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