Karinya Young Women's Service Inc

Exemption no: 18/08/043

Date granted: 27/09/2018

Date of expiry: 27/09/2021

Date advertised in Tasmanian Government Gazette: 03/10/2018

Relevant exceptions under the Act: Sections 25, 26, 27(1)(c), 27(1)(d)


This exemption was granted to permit Karinya Young Women's Service Inc to recruit and employ women only in the identified positions within the organisation on the basis that:

  • Karinya Young Women's Service Inc is a specialist homelessness service which is funded to provide immediate emergency accommodation to young women aged between 13 and 20 years of age; and
  • The shelter operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with usually one staff member supervising up to 7 young women at any one time.