Notice of HREOC exemption decision re: Oxford hotel, Casino

Notice of decision

Under section 57 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 ("DDA") the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission gives notice of a decision made on 6 April 2005.

Applicants

The exemption application was submitted by BCACheck building consultants, seeking exemption from DDA section 23 (access to premises).

Decision of the Commission

The Commission decided to refuse an exemption.

Findings and reasons

In making this decision the Commission has considered and had regard to the following material:

  • The Exemption Application;
  • the findings and reasons contained in the Recommendation prepared by the Director of Disability Rights policy (the Recommendation), which is available on the Commission's website at www.humanrights.gov.au

The Commission adopts the findings and reasons set out in the Recommendation as its reasons for its decision not to grant a temporary exemption.

Review of decision

Subject to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of the decision to which this notice relates by or on behalf of any person or persons whose interests are affected by the decision.

Dr Sev Ozdowski OAM
Acting Disability Discrimination Commissioner
on behalf of the Commission
April 2005