Discrimination

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Discrimination in employment
Workplace discrimination
NARROWER TERMS


Conference paper

Weight centrism in research on children’s active transport – time for a paradigm shift

This paper explains the concept of weight-centrism, including the science that questions the link between weight and disease. Using a review of 112 studies on children’s active school transport, it explores and problematises expressions of weight-centrism in urbanism research.
Report

“I have to ask to be included…”

This document reports on survey and focus group research conducted by Women’s Health Matters in 2021 and makes recommendations towards improving the health and wellbeing of women with disabilities in the ACT.
Strategy

Pride in our future: Victoria’s LGBTIQ+ strategy 2022–32

Victoria’s first whole-of-government LGBTIQ+ strategy provides the vision and plan to drive equality and inclusion for Victoria’s LGBTIQ+ communities within all aspects of government work over the next decade.
Report

Scoping AI governance: a smarter tool kit for beneficial applications

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems can be used to promote equality and non-discrimination, but without the right AI governance strategies, they can have the opposite effect. This paper aims to provide policy-makers with the tools, interventions and regulations that promote AI fairness.
Position paper

Free and equal: a reform agenda for federal discrimination laws

This position paper sets out the Australian Human Rights Commission’s proposals for reforming federal discrimination law in Australia.
Discussion paper

Support. Encourage. Empower.

This paper demonstrates the crucial role that Dementia Australia’s 'Dementia-Friendly Communities' program has had in improving dementia knowledge, facilitating inclusivity and reducing stigma and discrimination in the community.
Report

Mental health discrimination in insurance

The PIAC’s Mental Health and Insurance Project has been tackling systemic problems in the way insurers design, price and offer policies and assess claims to the detriment of people with past or current mental health conditions. This report outlines the progress that has been made...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Scott Morrison says businesses can refuse entry to unvaccinated patrons without falling foul of discrimination laws. Is that correct?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says businesses can refuse entry to unvaccinated patrons without falling foul of discrimination laws. Verdict: Mr Morrison's claim is not the full story.
Report

Understanding discrimination effects in private rental housing

This research examines discrimination and existing policy, law and practice in Australia’s private rental sector, including the impact of informal tenancies and the increasing role of digital technologies.
Submission

Submission of the Human Rights Commission to the Ministry of Justice proposals against incitement of hatred and discrimination

This submission, from the New Zealand Human Rights Commission, provides feedback on the New Zealand government's proposals to broaden protection against hate speech.
Discussion paper

Proposals against incitement of hatred and discrimination

The Human Rights Act 1993 prohibits speech that incites racial disharmony and prohibits discrimination against a person because of an aspect of their identity. This document provides an opportunity for people to provide feedback on changes to the act.
Briefing paper

Teenagers' experiences of discrimination

This snapshot reports the experiences of various types of perceived discrimination among Australian teenagers in the secondary school years.
Report

Beyond the hostile environment

This report assess six different policy options for addressing the adverse impacts of the hostile environment on individuals and communities, and for reforming the current system of immigration enforcement in the United Kingdom.
Discussion paper

Ending HIV-related stigma for all

This discussion paper investigates the state of HIV-related stigma in New South Wales, its impacts, and how it can be addressed to improve outcomes, not only for those who are directly affected by it, but also to enhance efforts to end HIV transmissions for all.
Report

Tackling racial harassment in higher education

The recommendations outlined in this report are the product of an advisory group convened by Universities UK in October 2019, and come just over a year after the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission uncovered widespread evidence of racial harassment on university campuses.
Technical report

Using artificial intelligence to make decisions: addressing the problem of algorithmic bias

This report explores how the problem of algorithmic bias can arise in decision making that uses artificial intelligence (AI). This problem can produce unfair and potentially unlawful decisions.
Survey

Youth survey report 2020

Conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mission Australia’s 19th annual Youth Survey asked 25,800 young people aged 15–19 years to share their greatest concerns. This report provides valuable insights into their concerns for the future and supports our advocacy efforts on their behalf.
Article

10 ways employers can include Indigenous Australians

The results of the first large-scale survey of the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at work give plenty of food for thought.
Report

Gari yala (speak the truth): synopsis report

This project aimed to gain a firsthand understanding of the diversity of Indigenous workers’ experiences. The project is Indigenous-led, and has been overseen by a panel of distinguished Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander academics and employment practitioners.
Report

Like minds, like mine: New Zealand

The Like Minds, Like Mine programme aims to increase social inclusion and reduce stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental illness and distress. This report describes learnings from an evaluation of the Like Minds, Like Mine programme from 2018-2019. The key learnings relate...