Types of discrimination

In Victoria it is against the law for someone to discriminate against you because of a characteristic that you have, or that someone assumes you have. These personal characteristics include:

It is also against the law to sexually harass or victimise someone, or to vilify someone because of their race or religion.

Where can discrimination occur?

Discrimination is against the law when it occurs in an area of public life such as clubs, schools and shops, or in the workplace.

Find out more about public places of discrimination.