Legal Resources

We have provided some helpful legal resources below.

What is disability discrimination?

Our disability discrimination brochure is an excellent introduction to understanding disability discrimination in NSW. Download the brochure here.

The Australian Human Rights Commission produces a guide to Federal discrimination law.  Chapter 5 specifically covers the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

How to make a complaint of disability discrimination

We recommend you seek legal advice before making a complaint.

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission investigates complaints under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth). You can find out how to make a complaint and the time limitations in which you can lodge a complaint on this Complaints page by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW

The Anti Discrimination Board investigates complaints made under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). You can find out how to make a complaint and the time limitations in which you can lodge a complaint on this Complaints page by the Anti Discrimination Board.