The OCEO is a business unit of AGD. Information on financial performance appears in the 2020-21 Annual Report for the Attorney-General’s Department.
Information on consultants appears in the 2020-21 Annual Report for the Attorney-General’s Department.
Information on contractors appears in the 2020-21 Annual Report for the Attorney-General’s Department.
Section 11 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 provides three functions of the Commissioner. Section 14 of the Act requires the Commissioner to report on the operation and administration of the Act, and the work undertaken by the Commissioner under section 11 during the previous financial year.
The information below is provided to meet these additional reporting requirements.
Function 1: The Commissioner must foster and encourage amongst members of the public informed and unprejudiced attitudes with a view to eliminating discrimination in the grounds to which this Act applies.
Function 2: The Commissioner may institute, promote or assist in research, the collection of data and the dissemination of information relating to discrimination on the grounds to which this Act applies.
Function 3: The Commissioner may make recommendations to the Minister as to reforms, whether of a legislative nature or otherwise, that the Commissioner believes will further the objects of this Act.