Date: 1 April 2021
Court/Tribunal: Queensland Industrial Relations Commission
Member: McLennan IC
Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) Sections: N/A
Rights Considered: N/A
Other Legislation: Acts Interpretation Act 1954 (Qld) s 14A; Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld) ss 564, 562B, 562C; Public Service Act 2008 (Qld) ss 120, 149, 149A, 149B,149C, 194, 196, 197; Statutory Instruments Act 1992 (Qld) ss 7, 14
Keywords: Education, Training and Employment

This matter is related to a public service appeal for appointment to a high classification level. The Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) was referred to in a departmental document tendered in evidence. However, there was no substantive discussion of human rights in the reasons.

Visit the judgment: Abbott v State of Queensland (Department of Education) [2021] QIRC 113