The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC) is responsible for administering the Sex Discrimination Act 1984. Information about your rights and responsibilities under this act can be found on the HREOC Sex Discrimination site.
The Equal Opportunity Commission of South Australia (EOC) is responsible for administering the South Australian Equal Opportunity Act 1984. Under this act is it unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of a personís sex, marital status or pregnancy.
A series of fact sheets can be found on the EOC website on the grounds of:
Sexual Harassment is also unlawful under this legislation and a fact sheet entitled sexual harassment and one entitled sexual harassment Q&A can be found on the EOC website.
The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999 is administered by the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency. Information about the EOWW Act and the EOWA agency can be found on their website.
Under this legislation each organisation in Australia has a responsibility to ensure women employees are provided with equal opportunities in the workplace to achieve career goals, balance work and life commitments and contribute to the success of the organisation.
A copy of the Act can be found on the EOWA website.