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What is this resource?

This fact sheet explains the process of taking a human rights claim to the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

If you think that you have experienced a violation of your human rights as prohibited by the federal anti-discrimination laws, you may be eligible to take your claim to court.

This fact sheet covers:

  • When can I commence a human rights claim in court?

  • Which court should I apply to?

  • How do I apply?

  • What orders can the court make?

Fact Sheet: How to make a discrimination claim in the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court fact sheetDownload PDF (457 KB)

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  This resource was last updated on 20 July 2016. This is legal information only and does not constitute legal advice. You should always contact a lawyer for advice specific to your situation. Please view our disclaimer for more information.

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