Last Updated 14 June 2017

Section 7 of the Anti-discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) (Anti-discrimination Act) prohibits discrimination on the following attributes:

  • sex
  • relationship status
  • pregnancy
  • parental status
  • breastfeeding
  • age
  • race
  • impairment
  • religious belief or activity
  • political belief or activity
  • trade union activity
  • lawful sexual activity
  • gender identity
  • sexuality
  • family responsibilities
  • association with, or relation to, a person identified on the basis of any of those attributes.

Discrimination on the grounds of any of these attributes is broadly defined to include discrimination on the grounds of any characteristics the person with that attribute generally has, is often imputed to have or imputed to have even if the person did not have it at the time of discrimination (s 8 Anti-discrimination Act).