Anti-Discrimination Training Workshops – Mackay

Anti-Discrimination Training Workshops – Mackay

ADCQ (Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland) are travelling to Mackay next month to conduct training, and this is the last chance to register for their public sessions in 2016.


Unconscious Bias – 20 September, 12pm-4pm – $189.40

This half day workshop draws on empirical evidence to take participants on a journey of realisation. It is designed to raise awareness of bias from the unconscious to the conscious level and provide methods for positively managing prejudices for improved decision making.


Introduction to the Act for Managers & Supervisors – 21 September, 8:30am-12:30pm – $189.40

This four hour course will provide managers and supervisors with an understanding of the objectives of the QueenslandAnti-Discrimination Act 1991 and of their responsibilities under the Act, particularly in relation to vicarious liability. The course aims to assist organisations in creating discrimination and harassment free workplaces. Recommended for human resource practitioners, managers and supervisors.

  • Coverage of anti-discrimination law in relation to the workplace
  • ADCQ complaints process
  • Sexual harassment
  • Recruitment issues
  • Vicarious liability and the ‘reasonable steps’ defence
  • Policies, training and complaints procedures


Introduction to the Act for Community Organisations – 21 September 1:30pm-3:30pm – Free

This course gives an overview of the law in Queensland and identifies rights and responsibilities under the Act. It has been designed to allow for questions and discussion, and no previous knowledge is needed.

  • Grounds of discrimination
  • Vilification
  • Vicarious liability
  • Sexual harassment
  • Workplace harassment
  • An update on recent changes to the law as well as the role of the Commission


WHERE: Youth Justice Service Centre, 41 Gordon Street, Mackay

Register online: REGISTRATION

Dennis is an Electrical and Control Systems Engineer and was appointed President of Startup Mackay Inc. in June 2016. He is a member of Engineers Australia, AISA, MITN, DMLA within the Education, Training, Research and Innovation Pillar, and the Reference Group for the Digital Economy Strategy. He has also been inducted into the Advance Queensland Community Digital Champion program where he aims to encourage Queenslanders to explore and enjoy the benefits of the digital age. You can follow Dennis on Twitter @DenMurphy or connect with him on LinkedIn (


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