Semester 2, 2017

Discrimination Law Exam Notes

60 pages

31,349 words




These comprehensive notes span 60 pages and cover the following topics:
- Equality, discrimination and the law;
- History of anti-discrimination law
- Framework of anti-discrimination legislation
- Notable cases such as Purvis v NSW
- Protected attributes in federal legislation
- Prohibited conduct such as direct and indirect discrimination and harassment
- Specific areas of prohibited conduct such as work, education and more
- defences and exception to discrimination actions
- Types of liability
- Procedures and remedies
- Positive action
- Fair Work Act (specifically s 351)
- Government Equality Measures
- The future of anti-discrimination law; what more can be done for equality (i.e bill of rights).

Notes include relevant cases with full citation and legislative provisions noted where relevant.




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