A brief guide to the Disability Discrimination Act
The links from this page provide a brief outline of the DDA, generally and as it applies to a number of areas of life.
DDA guide contents
- What's it all about
- What areas of life does the DDA cover
- Who does the DDA protect?
- Earning a living
- Getting an education
- Buying goods and using services
- Joining in
- A place to live
- The ins and outs of access
- FAQ on the National Relay Service
- A responsible government
- Complaints and conciliation
More information is available from the Commission's complaint information pages. See also relevant decisions in complaint cases, and standards and guidelines materials. See also the Australian Centre for Disability Law for information legal advice and advocacy.
State and Territory human rights and equal opportunity agencies also deal with disability discrimination issues under the legislation they administer. The Fair Work Act 2009 also covers discrimination in employment.
State and Territory Agencies
- ACT Human Rights Commission
- Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland
- NSW Anti-Discrimination Board
- Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission
- South Australia Equal Opportunity Commission
- Tasmania Equal Opportunity Commission
- Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
- Western Australia Equal Opportunity Commission