Lodge a complaint with the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity

The Commissioner investigates allegations of unlawful discrimination under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and attempts to find a resolution between the parties.

The Western Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity is reponsible for the administration of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.  

The main objective of the Act is to:

promote equality of opportunity in Western Australia and to provide remedies in respect of discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, family responsibility or family status, race, religious or political conviction, impairment, or age, or involving sexual or racial harassment or, in certain cases, on gender history grounds.

You can lodge a complaint with the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity:

  • on your own behalf
  • on behalf of yourself and others
  • as a union representative on your behalf of a union member
  • as an advocate or carer of a person with an impairment that is unable to write or sign their complaint

Complaint forms can be completed online or downloaded to email, mail or deliver it by hand to our office.  Our contact us page gives you the details you may require.

The complaints section of our website provides information on how to make complaints, the complaint process, and some summaries of complaints which have been conciliated by the Commission.


Page reviewed 7 February 2018
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