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The public sector and equal opportunity

All organisations, including public sector organisations, have responsibilities to ensure workplaces and service delivery are free from discrimination, sexual harassment, vilification and victimisation.

Public sector and the Equal Opportunity Act

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010, the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and federal anti-discrimination laws set out these responsibilities.

Public sector employers can be held legally responsible for workplace related incidents of:

Find out more about your obligations under the Victoria’s anti-discrimination laws.

Related resources

Victorian Discrimination Law (2nd ed) – Sep 2019