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 4 February 2003.
The exemption application was submitted by Toowoomba City Council, seeking
exemption from DDA section 22 (access to premises) and 24 (provision of
goods, service and facilities).
Decision of the Commission
The Commission decided to refuse an exemption.
Findings and reasons
In making this decision the Commission accepted the findings and reasons
contained in the recommended decision submitted
by the Deputy Disability Discrimination Commissioner and published by
the Commission on the Internet at www.hreoc.gov.au/disability_rights
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.
on behalf of the Commission