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Queensland’s Anti-Discrimination laws to undergo review

Queensland's Anti-Discrimination laws will undergo a review to ensure they meet international best practice. The Queensland Human Rights Commission will undertake the review of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, providing its report by 30 June 2022. Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman wants to…

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Drag Storytime performers sue Christian crusader Lyle Shelton

Two Drag Storytime performers are suing Christian crusader Lyle Shelton after he posted offensive comments about their library appearances for children. The pair want an apology from Shelton, in addition to $10,000 compensation each, reports The Courier-Mail. Drag Storytime performers targeted…

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Fast food worker sacked for getting pregnant negotiates $27,000

A fast food worker sacked for getting pregnant has negotiated $27,000 compensation. Her manager took her off the roster telling her that her pregnancy made her "unreliable". Discrimination Claims negotiated the settlement after filing pregnancy discrimination and impairment discrimination claims…

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Discrimination Claims negotiates $50,000 for apprentice after dick pic prank

Discrimination Claims has negotiated $50,000 compensation for a 15 year-old apprentice, after he was subjected to a dick pic prank. The young man's boss took a number of photos of his own penis using the worker's phone. Discrimination Claims filed…

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Discrimination is unlawful so why are some businesses allowed to do it?

Discrimination is unlawful based on particular attributes, so why can some employers do it? For example, why is Victoria's most elite school allowed to discriminate against boys in student enrolments? And why is a major mining company allowed to discriminate based…

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