Dear Australian Human Rights Commission,

I am seeking data to relevant to years 2023 and Year to Date 2024

I would like to know how many Complaints of discrimination the Commission received regarding a person with an Assistance Animal .

How many submitted complaints and how many were accepted by the commission

Yours faithfully,

Scott Dwyer

Freedom of Information, Australian Human Rights Commission

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Dear Scott,


Thank you for contacting the Commission, and for your interest in this


From the data we have available, we confirm that between 1/1/2023 and
24/3/2024, the Commission accepted 154 complaints alleging assistance
animal discrimination.


Unfortunately, the Commission does not currently hold data on how many
complaints forms were lodged prior to acceptance.


We hope that this information is helpful. Please confirm that this
administrative response satisfies your FOI request.


Best regards,


Demitra Nikas she/her

Australian Human Rights Commission
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