Our local Aboriginal and culturally diverse communities make many valuable contributions to our local community and economy.
Unfortunately, discrimination on the basis of race, religion, culture or ethnicity is a common occurrence for many members of our community.
Recent research we conducted in partnership with Melbourne University and VicHealth found:
In response to this, we have developed a strategy that will guide us in:
Reducing Racism is a Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission project to make it easier for communities to report racism and exercise their rights.
In partnership with Code for Australia, the Commission has developed a community reporting tool as an alternative to launching a formal complaint. The community reporting tool enables community members to make short, confidential reports directly to the Commission.