Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Removal of Exemptions and Other Reforms) Bill 2019

Private schools and religious charities forced to hire people who do not abide by their beliefs

Long Title (NSW): An Act to amend the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 to remove the exemption of private educational authorities, religious bodies, faith-based organisations and employers who employ no more than 5 persons from certain provisions that make it unlawful to discriminate on certain grounds; and for other purposes.
Status: This bill has lapsed and is no longer under discussion.
PIPE Bill ID # 2568
State / Territory: New South Wales (NSW)
Last Modified 08 May 2019

Effects of Bill:

Someone who feels they should have been employed by a school, church or faith based charity because of differing beliefs can now sue, on grounds that they feel discriminated against.