Australia Anti-Discrimination Act

For the first time, we may see a law prohibiting sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination on a national level in Australia affecting all areas of public life, including goods and services, employment and schools.  

Currently, more limited laws exist but only at the state level.

Dan Harrison in the Sydney Morning Herald reports that

This is an employment discrimination story.  Honestly. 

According to Katherine Feeney of the Brisbane Times, Queensland, Australia is poised to pass an amendment to the Anti-Discrimination Act which would allow hotel and motel owners to evict guests they believe are (legal) sex workers. Apparently a Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal found that the Drover’s