Discrimination and human rights


Belinda La Rocca, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Graeme Edgerton, Australian Human Rights Commission

Ella Kucharova, Australian Human Rights Commission


Discrimination and human rights is a complex area. Separate Commonwealth and state legislation sets out people’s rights and duties, and government agencies administer the law that protects people’s human rights and work rights in Victoria.

This section includes the following topics:


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