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Equality laws to tackle 'hidden' disabilities

Legislation comes into effect on New Year's Day

New legislation will aim to tackle discrimination against 'hidden' disabilities, as well as 'visible' ones.

That's according to government's equality champion, Jane Poole-Wilson MLC.

Laws which come into effect on 1 January also address discrimination on grounds of age, and gender.

Mrs Poole-Wilson says communication is key:

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