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Law at Work – Equal Opportunity in Employment

Law at Work


Would you recognise discrimination in your workplace? Do you know the benefits of promoting diversity in the workplace?

This course has been designed to provide compliance training about organisation and worker responsibilities in relation to equal opportunity in employment, including how to avoid discrimination and promote diversity in the workplace.

Legal content is contextualised for learners via:

  • Real-world scenarios based on case law
  • Character point-of-view insights
  • Interactive decision points
  • Emotional connections to human stories.

This course is created in partnership with award-winning Australian law firm Lander & Rogers.

Topics Covered

  • The meaning of equal opportunity in employment
  • Protected attributes in each state and territory
  • Personal and organisational impacts of unlawful discrimination
  • Direct and indirect discrimination
  • Lawful discrimination
  • The benefits of promoting diversity in the workplace
  • Analysis of a range of legal case studies related to unlawful discrimination in the workplace

Learning Objectives

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Explain why workplace decisions and actions should be based on merit, and not any protected attribute
  • List what are and what are not protected attributes in relation to unlawful discrimination in the workplace
  • Distinguish between direct and indirect discrimination in the workplace
  • Describe their rights and responsibilities in relation to equal opportunity in the workplace
  • Identify the benefits of equal opportunity in the workplace.

Business Outcomes

Organisations implementing this course can:

  • Reduce the incidence of unlawful discrimination in the workplace
  • Reduce the risk of being found vicariously liable for a claim of unlawful discrimination made in the workplace
  • Protect their organisational brand and reputation from damage related to breaches of discrimination laws
  • Deliver comprehensive and cost-effective equal opportunity training to a wide range of individuals in the workplace
  • Strengthen employee engagement by implementing best practice compliance with equal opportunity laws.

Target Audience

The content contained in this course is suitable for:

  • Public- and private-sector workers
  • Workers, executives and board members across all industries
  • Workers, executives and board members at all levels of an organisation.


Approximately 40 minutes

Our Mission Statement

"To develop products and services designed to assist organisations who may not have the capacity, resources or finances to do it themselves."

Our Vision Statement

“To be the market leaders in innovative, efficient, Workplace Solutions, Compliance & Training."

Contacting Us

Postal Address:
PO Box 170,
Rokeby TAS 7019

Head Office:
Building 5 (Showgrounds)
2 Howard Road,
Glenorchy TAS 7010