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The Victorian public sector is bound by laws that give guidance on how to make Victoria a safer, fairer and more inclusive state. These laws include the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities, the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001. Together, these laws set out the rights and entitlements of the people of Victoria. They also identify the responsibilities of public authorities to protect and promote human rights, and eliminate discrimination, sexual harassment, and racial and religious vilification.

The public sector and human rights

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Victorian Discrimination Law (2nd ed) – Sep 2019

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Address
Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

General enquiries
enquiries@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Reception
1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

Interpreters
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.