Exemptions to the Equal Opportinity Act


On application, the Tribunal may grant an exemption from a provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 to:

  • A person, or class of persons; or
  • An activity, or class of activity; or
  • Circumstances of a specified nature.

The exemption may be granted conditionally or on condition, it will remain in force for a period of up to 3-years and can be renewed or revoked.

Exemption applications currently schedule for hearing can be viewed at the Equal Opportunity Public Notices page