Down Syndrome Tasmania Inc

Exemption no: 18/04/046

Date granted: 14/05/2018

Date of expiry: 14/05/2021

Date advertised in Tasmanian Government Gazette: 23/05/2018

Relevant exceptions under the Act: Sections 25, 26


This exemption was granted to permit Down Syndrome Tasmania Inc to restrict participation of dancers in its BrightStars dancing group (excluding support persons) to people with Down Syndrome on the basis that the restriction is for the purposes of:

  • To promote social equality for persons with Down Syndrome; and
  • Encouraging persons with Down Syndrome to develop self-confidence and reach their full potential through the association's programs including BrightStars dance group; and
  • Ensuring that resources of Down Syndrome Tasmania Inc and staff expertise is used appropriately for the benefit of people with Down Syndrome.