What is disability discrimination?


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Two laws make disability discrimination unlawful in New South Wales:

1. Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) or the “DDA”: A Federal Act that applies everywhere in Australia and administered by the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).

The DDA covers the following:


2. The Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) or the “ADA”: the NSW state legislation, similar to the DDA, and administered by the Anti-Discrimination Board (ADB).

The ADA covers the following: