Who we are and what we do

Equal Opportunity Tasmania is an independent body responsible for Tasmania’s anti-discrimination law.

Our responsibilities are outlined in the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998.

Our aim

Our aim is to foster a society that is free of discrimination and harassment.

We do this by promoting acceptable and inclusive behaviors in our community and by helping to resolve differences when problems arise.

We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly and to have the same opportunity as others to engage in public life and employment free from discrimination and harassment.

Our vision is to create a community where everyone is valued and respected.

What we do

  • We inform and educate people about their rights and responsibilities under discrimination law
  • We promote practices that are non-discriminatory and free of bias
  • We help people resolve disputes about discrimination, sexual harassment and other unlawful behaviours
  • We provide policy advice on programs, practices and laws to promote compliance with the Anti-Discrimination Act

How can we help?

  • We can help people resolve complaints about discrimination, sexual harassment and other unlawful behaviour
  • We provide free and confidential information about rights and responsibilities through our enquiry line
  • We deliver training and awareness sessions
  • We can provide free materials including brochures, posters and postcards to help raise awareness of rights and responsibilities
  • We provide information about discrimination and other unlawful behaviour on our website and on our Facebook page

Equal Opportunity Tasmania

Phone: 1300 305 062 (in Tasmania) or (03) 6165 7515
E-mail: office@equalopportunity.tas.gov.au

Text: 0409 401 083

Translating and Interpreting Service: 131 450

National Relay Service
TTY Users: Phone 133 677 then ask for 1300 305 062
Speak and Listen: 1300 555 727 then ask for 1300 305 062

Office: Level 1, 54 Victoria St, Hobart TAS 7000
Post: GPO Box 197, Hobart TAS 7001

Disclaimer: This information sheet is only a guide and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice.