Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

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Our policy

Woollahra Council is committed to ensuring our workplace is free of discrimination and harassment. Council is dedicated to providing a pleasant working environment and encouraging good working relationships between all employees.

Council will endeavour to ensure that in the application of all Council policies, practices and procedures, no discrimination takes place, diversity is encouraged, and that all employees enjoy equal access to opportunities within the Council. All recruitment, selection and employment decisions will be based on the individual merit of applicants and employees.

Council’s responsibilities

Woollahra Council will ensure that all managers are sufficiently trained in effectively managing workplace discrimination and harassment, and are conversant and up-to-date with Equal Employment Opportunity law and legislation.

Council will ensure that its Equal Employment Opportunity Policy(PDF, 805KB) is available and communicated to and understood by all existing employees. t all new employees are advised of the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, the standards expected of them, and the procedures for making a complaint.

We are an inclusive employer and encourage applications from people from diverse groups, including, but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, young people, older workers, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and other minority groups.