Rights / Discrimination

Consumer and Business Services
131 882 (consumer advice)

If you have bought a product or paid for a service and something goes wrong Consumer and Business Services may be able to assist. Their advisory service will inform you of your rights and obligations and those of the trader.

Welfare Rights Centre

The South Australian Welfare Rights Centre provides free and independent information, advice and advocacy on social security law across the state.

Working Women's Centre
8410 6499
1800 652 697

The Working Women's Centre SA Inc (WWC SA) provides a service which supports women employees whatever their age, ethnicity or work status, by providing a free and confidential service on work related issues. The Centre works primarily with women who are not represented by a union, their own lawyer or other advocate.

Fairwork Ombudsman
131 394 

The Fairwork Ombudsman provides information and advice about Australia's workplace rights and rules, including awards and national employment standards.

Ombudsman SA
8226 8699
1800 182 150

Ombudsman SA investigates complaints about South Australian government and local government agencies, conducts freedom of information reviews and supports and monitors the implementation of the Information Sharing Guidelines.

Commonwealth Ombudsman
1300 362 072

The Commonwealth Ombudsman investigates complaints from people who believe they have been treated unfairly or unreasonably by an Australian Government department / agency, including Australia Post, Centrelink, Child Support (DHS), and Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

Equal Opportunity Commission
8207 1977
1800 188 163

The EOC provides information about equal opportunity and may be able to assist people who believe they have been unlawfully discriminated against, sexually harassed or victimised to lodge a complaint under the South Australian Equal Opportunity Act.

Australian Human Rights Commission
1300 656 419

The Australian Human Rights Commission investigates complaints about discrimination and breaches of human rights including discrimination, harassment and bullying based on a person’s sex, disability, race and age.

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Rights & Discrimination