Aims and Principles

Equal Opportunity Tasmania aims to foster a society free of discrimination, prejudice, bias and prohibited conduct by administering the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas):

  • With integrity and impartiality;
  • Effectively and efficiently;
  • Professionally; and
  • In accordance with our legal obligations.

To achieve public confidence in our role and functions, we strive to:

  • Deliver high standards of professional services;
  • Operate in a collaborative manner;
  • Build and foster relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Ensure transparency, fairness and confidentiality in complaint-handling processes;
  • Engage community and key stakeholder participation through our training, education and development programs; and
  • Contribute toward the development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures on matters relating to discrimination and prohibited conduct.