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COVID-19 and human rights. Here’s how we’re responding to the emerging issues: Read more

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Download our explainer: COVID-19 vaccinations and your rights

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Understand your rights

Aboriginal rights

Disability rights

Employee and workplace rights

LGBTIQ rights

Supporting equal pay for smaller organisations

Today – Equal Pay Day – marks the 61 extra days from the end of the financial year that women must work, on average, to earn the same amount that men earned in the year. Our new report, 'Equal pay matters: Achieving gender pay equality in small-to-medium enterprises', examines the barriers to gender pay equality in small and medium organisations.

Independent review of Ambulance Victoria

The Commission will examine discrimination and sexual harassment within Ambulance Victoria as a part of an independent review requested by Ambulance Victoria Chair Ken Lay and Ambulance Victoria CEO Associate Professor Tony Walker.

Implementing the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act 2021

The Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act 2021 was passed by the Victorian Parliament on 4 February 2021. Planning is underway for the new law to commence in February 2022. We've prepared responses to FAQs for victim-survivors and professionals, institutions and communities.

What we stand for

Our vision is for a fair, safe and inclusive Victoria where every person is respected and treated with dignity

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Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

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1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

1300 152 494

NRS Voice Relay
1300 555 727 then use 1300 292 153

Media enquiries
0447 526 642

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as First Australians and recognises their culture, history, diversity and deep connection to the land.

We acknowledge that the Commission is on the land of the Kulin Nation and pay our respects to Elders past and present.