Victoria


Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission helps people resolve complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment and racial or religious vilification by offering a confidential, free and impartial complaint resolution service with the aim of achieving a mutual agreement.

The Commission has responsibilities under three laws:

You can find these Acts at the Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents website by following the links under “Victorian Law Today”. Please note that this link will open in a new window.

Services provided by the Commission include:

  • a free telephone Advice Line
  • information and education about equal opportunity, racial and religious vilification and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities
  • education, training and consultancy service tailored to the needs of workplaces
  • reporting on the operation of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (from 1 January 2008).

Contact us

General

In person : 3/204 Lygon Street Carlton, Victoria 3053
Telephone: 1300 891 848
Fax: 1300 891 858
Email: information@veohrc.vic.gov.au
TTY: 1300 289 621

Complaints

Advice Line: 9am-5pm weekdays
Tel: 1300 292 153
TTY: 1300 289 621
Email: complaints@veohrc.vic.gov.au


Website: http://www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au


Department of Justice Victoria

The Department of Justice Victoria provides information on rights for Victorians. Information is available from the Your Rights page. 

Also available on the Civil Law page is a Guide to the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 which came into force on 1 August 2011. Information on the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006  (the Charter Act), which came into full effect on 1 January 2008, is available on the Laws and Regulation page.

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