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Australiasian Legal Information Institute

Resource of Australian and international legal materials, including a law specific search engine, links, Australian cases, law and other legal matters.

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission (previously the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission) is a national human rights institution, a statutory body funded by, but operating independently of, the Australian Government. It has the responsibility for investigating alleged infringements under Australia‚Äôs anti-discrimination legislation. Matters that can be investigated by the Commission include “discrimination on the grounds of race, religious, colour or ethnic origin, racial vilification, sex, sexual harassment, marital status, pregnancy, or disability.”

County Court of Victoria

Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Commission is the national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions relating to:

  • the safety net of minimum wages and employment conditions
  • enterprise bargaining
  • industrial action
  • dispute resolution
  • termination of employment
  • other workplace matters.

Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman provides this website as a gateway to information and advice about Australia’s workplace rights and rules. Whether you are an employee, employer or contractor you will find information you need here.

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

Supreme Court of Victoria

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three laws:

  • Equal Opportunity Act 2010
  • Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001
  • Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

Worksafe Victoria

Broadly, the responsibilities of WorkSafe are to:

  • help avoid workplace injuries occurring
  • enforce Victoria’s occupational health and safety laws
  • provide reasonably priced workplace injury insurance for employers
  • help injured workers back into the workforce
  • manage the workers’ compensation scheme by ensuring the prompt delivery of appropriate services and adopting prudent financial practices.
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