Before making a claim to the Human Rights Review Tribunal, you must first make a complaint to either:


The Human Rights Review Tribunal hears claims relating to breaches of the:

Claims could relate to discrimination, sexual harassment and racial harassment, privacy principles, and the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights.

Awarding damages

The tribunal can award compensatory damages for losses suffered. Awards are typically for injury to feelings, humiliation and loss of dignity.

There is a $350,000 limit on the money the tribunal may award. This is the same as the District Court.

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