Equal opportunity public notices

Applications for Exemptions from a Provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984

From 2 September 2019, an individual or an organisation can apply to SACAT to be exempted from complying with a certain part of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

SACAT is required to give notice of applications to the general public.

Any person who wishes to make a written submission to the Tribunal in relation to the application for exemption should contact the Tribunal registry, to notify the Tribunal of their intention to make a submission.

Upon making a prior appointment with the Tribunal Registry a copy of the application can be inspected prior to hearing. 

For more information please telephone SACAT on 1800 723 767 or email sacat@sacat.sa.gov.au

Equal opportunity applicants seeking an exemption

Applications scheduled for hearing

SACAT Reference Number: 2020/SA001254 & 2020/SA001256

The Applicants, ASC PTY LTD, ASC AWD SHIPBUILDERS PTY LTD and ASC OPV SHIPBUILDER PTY LTD has applied to the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal for an exemption from Section 52, 54 and 103(1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. The exemption is sought for an initial period of three (3) years.

 

An exemption has previously been granted under the same provisions of the Act mentioned above, the most recent being by the Equal Opportunity Tribunal on 30 June 2017

 

The exemption is sought to enable and meet the ongoing contractual obligations that have been identified in the affidavits produced by the applicants. The contracts stipulate compliance with overseas export regulations integral to Australia’s security and trading services, pursuant to the provisions of Section 92 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

 

Any person who wishes to make a submission to the Tribunal in relation to the application for exemption should contact the Tribunal Registry. Written submissions should be provided to the registry by close of business on Tuesday, 27th May 2020.