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Booklets

We have produced a number of booklets containing practical information about equal opportunity topics.

Booklets are available for download at the bottom of this page and some hardcopies are available from our office. Also included are a number of relevant booklets produced by other organisations.

Equal opportunity and you, a guide to equal opportunity law in South Australia

This booklet is a guide to the law today and how it affects you as a citizen of South Australia.

"A fair go for all is part of our way of life in South Australia. We believe everyone should be treated fairly and have the same opportunity to perform in public life and work."

Printed copies: first free - subsequent copies $2.00. PDF download below.

Equal opportunity at work, a guide to equal opportunity for South Australian businesses

This handbook is an easy-to-use guide to have equal opportunity work for you and not against you. The booklet is provided free-of-charge in training sessions for managers and in training consultations with organisations.

"Putting equal opportunity into practice will help you find and keep happy employees and customers - delivering financial advantages to your business."

Printed copies: first free - subsequent copies $5.00. PDF download below.

Aboriginal and being discriminated against? Come talk to us about what you can do to solve the problem

This pamphlet describes your rights to take action if someone is giving you trouble because you're Aboriginal.

"Using the Equal Opportunity Commission may be the best way of stopping discrimination. Our staff can help you deal with the problem in a friendy and professional manner, free of charge."

Printed copies: available free from our office. PDF download below.

Guidelines for Licensees

Guidelines developed by the Equal Opportunity Commission together with several other organisations including Drug and Alcohol SA and the Australian Hotels Association on how to treat patrons fairly and avoid discrimination in licensed venues.

No printed copies available. PDF download below.

Age limits, age discrimination in the workplace affecting people over 45

This booklet summarises research conducted jointly by the Australian Employers' Convention and Equal Opportunity Commissions in SA, WA and Victoria.

"Age discrimination has far reaching effects in terms of making use of the available workforce, which is rapidly ageing. This report contributes to reducing the negative effects of discrimination as Australia comes to understand that economic productivity depends on harnessing its entire potential workforce, including older workers."

Printed copies: no longer available in SA. PDF download below.

Project Abraham, a conversation between Jews and Muslims

The project fosters a positive and ongoing dialogue between the Jewish and Muslim Communities in South Australia. Its success has seen Project Abraham introduced into a number of other Australian communities.

"Both Judaism and Islam trace their beginnings back to the Prophet Abraham, who lived over 4000 years ago in the city of Ur, in Babylonia. At the inaugural Project Abraham seminar, Rabbi Yosef Engel from Adelaide Hebrew Congregation and Dr. Omar Lum, Chairperson of the Islamic Foundation Australia retold the story of Abraham and his two sons from the Jewish and Muslim perspectives."

No printed copies available. PDF download below.

Guide for preventing and responding to workplace bullying

This booklet has been developed by Safe Work Australia to assist all workplaces identify and deal with bullying.

"Workplace bullying is a risk to health and safety. It can occur wherever people work together in all types of workplaces. It is best dealt with by taking steps to prevent it from occurring and responding quickly if it does occur. The longer the bullying behaviour continues, the more difficult it is to address and the harder it becomes to repair working relationships."

Available online from Safe Work Australia. PDF download below.

Dealing with workplace bullying - a worker's guide

This booklet has been developed by Safe Work Australia to assist workers to identify and deal with bullying.

"Workplace bullying is a risk to health and safety because it may affect the mental and physical health of workers. Everyone at the workplace has a work health and safety duty and can help to ensure workplace bullying does not occur. "

Available online from Safe Work Australia. PDF download below.


If you want to obtain printed copies from the Equal Opportunity Commission, contact us.

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