Description

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body that helps people with complaints regarding discrimination, sexual harassment, victimisation and racial or religious vilification. It provides a free dispute resolution service that aims to achieve results by mutual agreement. The Commission also educates people about the rights and responsibilities contained in the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

Services provided

  • Free telephone enquiry line
  • Free dispute resolution service
  • Information about equal opportunity, racial and religious vilification and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities
  • Education, training and consultancy services

Eligibility

Available to all Victorians.

How to access

Call 1300 891 848.

Visit the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission website.

Address: Level 3, 204 Lygon Street, Carlton.

Email: complaints@veohrc.vic.gov.au

The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.

Information about the Commission and about your rights in Victoria is available in languages other than English

Hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.

Costs

The Commission’s services are provided free of charge.

Calls are charged at the cost of a local call from anywhere in Victoria.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.