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Federal Discrimination Law 2011

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Friday 14 December, 2012
Federal Discrimination Law Online

2011 edition - October 2011

Welcome to Federal Discrimination Law, a publication of the Australian Human Rights Commission that provides a comprehensive overview of case law decided under Australia's federal discrimination legislation. Federal Discrimination Law is updated regularly to reflect the latest developments in the law.

The current version has been updated to 21 October 2011.

Please note: This version includes changes made by the Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (Cth) and changes made by the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth).

Federal Discrimination Law is here available in Word and PDF versions. An html version is available on the Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) website -



Archive of older versions

Conciliation Register

If you use FDL you may also be interested in the Commission's Conciliation Register. The Register contains de-identified summaries of complaints under federal discrimination law that have been resolved through the Commission’s conciliation process. The Register provides information about the types of issues raised in complaints and the terms on which such complaints are resolved. New cases are added to the Conciliation Register at regular intervals.