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Equal opportunity

There is a legal requirement to treat people with fairness. You must offer the same opportunities to one person as you do to another. 

You must not exclude people because you assume something about a group they belong to or if they look, think or live differently to you. 

Equal Opportunity Commission

The commission can help you understand how people’s attitudes and actions can result in them treating people unfairly. The commission also has useful tools to help combat these different types of discrimination.

The commissioner

The Commissioner for Equal Opportunity is independent of government and has the power to assess and resolve discrimination complaints.

If a complaint can't be resolved by the commissioner, it can be referred to the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal