Securing a good job is a life-affirming experience.

Meaningful work allows us to maximise our potential as human beings, provides us with financial security and is a powerful element in building a cohesive country.

Employers want to employ the best person for the job to enhance performance in both the private and public sectors. Equally, employees want to maximise their talents and potential in employment throughout their lives. 

We've compiled this A to Z from frequently asked questions, enquiries and complaints to the Human Rights Commission.

How this guide can help.

These guidelines have been created to help employers, recruiters and job seekers who want to comply with the Act. They're aimed at ensuring equality and fairness for all job applicants regardless of characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, age, disability and religion.

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