Notice of HREOC exemption decision re: Toowoomba City Hall

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

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.

Alice Tay
on behalf of the Commission
February 2003