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Annual Report 2006-2007 Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission



Annual Report 2006-2007 Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission

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Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission 2006/2007 Annual Report 31 Maintaining the Commissions toll free telephone (1800 813 846) number ; Maintaining the Helpline for Managers and Supervisors; Disseminating the training videos produced in 14 Aboriginal languages to people in communities; Quarterly publication and distribution of the Fair Go newsletter; Producing training materials in both written and electronic form; Regularly visiting regional areas in order to provide training and community consultation; Maintaining an involvement with a diverse range of community groups and public events; and Maintaining a Telephone Typewriter (TTY) for clients with a hearing impairment. Objectives of the Public Education and Training Unit The objectives of the Public Education and Training Unit reflect the functions of the ADC as outlined in section 13 of the Act. In addition our work reflects the vision and mission of the ADC developed at a planning day in November 2006. The Vision: A fair, equal and inclusive Northern Territory. The Mission: The ADC will lead the community in promoting human rights and achieving equality of opportunity and community harmony in the NT. Objectives Institute, promote or assist in research, the collection of data and the dissemination of information relating to discrimination and the effects of discrimination; Consult with organisations, departments and local government and community government bodies and associations to ascertain means of improving services and conditions affecting groups that are subjected to prohibited conduct; Promote in the Territory an understanding and acceptance, and public discussion, of the purposes and principles of equal opportunity; Promote an understanding and acceptance of, and compliance with, this Act; Promote the recognition and acceptance of non-discriminatory attitudes, acts and practices; Promote within the public sector the development of equal opportunity management programs;