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Equal Opportunity Tasmania is open. We are committed to offering our core services and have resumed face-to-face enquiries, conciliations and training services.

An unfortunate consequence of COVID-19, has been the increase of unlawful acts of discrimination and offensive behaviour. Equal Opportunity Tasmania has prepared a fact sheet on COVID-19 and discrimination law. The fact sheet provides information about your rights during the pandemic.

Equal Opportunity: a workplace guide for employers in Tasmania

Equal Opportunity Tasmania has prepared a guide for everyone involved in employment in Tasmania - business owners, chief executives, managers, supervisors, human resource departments and recruitment agencies.  It gives practical ways to make equal opportunity work for you and not against you.  It provides action checklists, which will help you make your workplace fairer.

All employers big or small, have to work within the law.  It makes good business sense.  Equal Opportunity helps you manage and get the best out of people.

Tasmania's Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy 2019-2022

The Tasmanian Government has recently released the Respect and Protect Older Tasmanians: Tasmania's Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy 2019-2022. The strategy aims to ensure that the Tasmanian community understands and recognises elder abuse and, as a community, is committed to responding to and preventing the abuse of older Tasmanians.

The Link Youth Health Service Outreach Program

Equal Opportunity Tasmania has partnered with The Link Youth Health Service (The Link) to help young people aged 12 to 25 identify and deal with discrimination experienced in Tasmania. Staff from Equal Opportunity Tasmania visit The Link to provide information about individuals rights and responsibilities under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas).

The face-to-face outreach sessions are currently suspended.

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania Outreach Program

Equal Opportunity Tasmania has partnered with the Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) to help their clients deal with discrimination and racism experienced in Tasmania. Staff from Equal Opportunity Tasmania visit MRC Tas to give their clients information about their rights and responsibilities under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas).

The face-to-face outreach sessions are currently suspended.