The Commission has an independent Board, led by a Chairperson. The Commissioner reports to the Board.
The Commissioner is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the affairs of the Commission, delegating management of operational matters to a Director.
The Commission comprises six units:
Provides strategic and administrative support to the Commissioner and Executive Director, manages relationships with key government stakeholders, coordinates the Commission's workflow and provides a secretariat function to the Board.
Legal and Dispute Resolution
Leads the Commission's Dispute Resolution service and its Intervention and Investigation functions. It provides expert legal advice to the Commission, and develops resources, undertakes research and participates in stakeholder forums designed to improve diversity and inclusion and the promotion of human rights in Victoria.
Education and Engagement
Provides tailored and innovative digital information and education, face to face training and consultancy, community capacity building and workplace solutions that reduce discrimination, overcome systemic and attitudinal barriers and incorporate a human rights based approach to service delivery and decision making.
Policy and Research
Provides policy advice and direction, and undertakes key strategic projects and research activities that identify and seek to address systemic discrimination and human rights issues.
Communications and Campaigns
Manages social media and other communication and engagement campaigns to increase awareness, build compliance, and maintain a strong public voice on human rights and equal opportunity issues. The branch manages media liaison and provides specialist expertise and services across all the Commission's functions.
Supports and enables a professional, engaged and high performing workforce and culture and provides organisational support for the Commission's finance, people and culture, information management and technology, and office administration functions.