Fair Work Ombudsman and Fair Work Commission
The Fair Work Ombudsman investigates allegations of unlawful workplace discrimination and may initiate litigation against a national system employer for contravening Commonwealth Fair Work legislation. To contact the Fair Work Ombudsman, ring 13 13 94.
If you believe you have been unfairly dismissed because of your age, you should approach the Fair Work Commission in the first instance. You must do this within 21 days of your dismissal. To contact the Fair Work Commission, ring 1300 799 675.
Where discrimination is determined to have occurred, there are a number of remedies available, including fines, reinstatement and compensation.
More information about making a complaint to the Fair Work Ombudsman or the Fair Work Commission can be found here.