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Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) - Level 1

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An Act to establish the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (now known as the Australian Human Rights Commission) , to make provision in relation to human rights and in relation to equal opportunity in employment. The Act provides a procedure by which the Human Rights Commissioner may investigate and attempt to conciliate in matters involving complaints of unlawful discrimination in the paid workforce. Unlawful discrimination in Australia includes age discrimination, disability discrimination, racial discrimination and sexual discrimination.