Complaints About Racial Discrimination and Racial Hatred

The Australian Human Rights Commission can investigate and resolve complaints of racial discrimination in areas of public life including employment, education, accommodation, getting or using services and accessing public places.

The Commission can also investigate and resolve complaints of racial hatred.

For information about making a complaint go to Complaints Information at the Human Rights Australia website.

71% of the general community acknowledge

that Australians hold very high or high levels of prejudice towards Indigenous people.

Preventing & Responding to Racism: Good Practice Resources

For Individuals

For Schools

For Workplaces

For Communities

For Sporting Organisations

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Racism. It Stops With Me is proudly supported by:

Sporting organisations

  • Australian Football League
  • AFL Players Association
  • Australian Rugby Union
  • Basketball Australia
  • Cricket Australia
  • Football Federation Australia
  • The Huddle
  • Netball Australia
  • National Rugby League
  • Play by the Rules
  • Surf Life Saving Australia

Peak bodies

  • Australian Council of Trade Unions
  • Australian Federation of Medical Women
  • Australian Industry Group
  • Australian Partnership of Religious Organisations
  • Clubs Australia
  • Diversity Council of Australia
  • Executive Council of Australian Jewry
  • Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia
  • Reconciliation Australia
  • Settlement Council of Australia


  • All Together Now
  • Australian Bahai Community
  • Australian Multicultural Foundation
  • Australian Red  Cross
  • Anti-Defamation Commission
  • Australian Youth Affairs Coalition
  • Brotherhood of St Laurence
  • Human Rights Law Centre
  • Red Elephant Projects
  • Ruah Community Services
  • Scanlon Foundation
  • Fred Hollows Foundation
  • Welcome to Australia
  • David Wirrpanda Foundation
  • Young and Well CRC


  • Buildfirst
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Deloitte
  • Elders Limited


  • Melbourne High School
  • Methodist Ladies College Melbourne
  • The University of Western Australia

Public sector

  • Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland
  • South Australia Equal Opportunity Commission
  • Equal Opportunity Commission Western Australia
  • Victorian Equal Opportunity Human Rights Commission
  • OADC Tasmania

Local government

  • Hobsons Bay City Council
  • Port Augusta City Council

Arts and culture

  • Australia Council for the Arts
  • SBS