Anti-Discrimination Commission NT
Send all your workplace discrimination complaints here, big or small. Make sure they relate to one of the sections under the Act and you can show some harm done to you because of the alleged discrimination.
Counselling Service for Teachers: EASA (free)
Employee Assistance Service for Teachers – you can get up to 5 free sessions if you need someone to shout at when your partner has stopped listening long ago and your children are scared of you.
Fair Work Commission NT
Workplace bullying, unfair dismissal, forced resignation, failure to re-employ – take them all here, you can submit claims online too!
Find a lawyer – Law Society NT
Find a lawyer to help you here or use it to complain about a lawyer’s behaviour, including those in DoE’s Legal Services Unit.
Freedom Of Information form
Assuming DoE doesn’t hide documents from you, this is THE NUMBER ONE WEAPON AT YOUR DISPOSAL. Personal info is FREE! Uncover all the things DoE senior employees are writing about you, then talk to solicitor Ron Hope.
Magistrates Courts NT
You might need to go to Court to appeal or fight back, get all your information here.
Members of Parliament
Contact your MP and demand that they do something to help you, especially the Education Minister. Become so annoying that they’ll have to do something to get rid of you!
NT Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Another accountability body (always welcome) – NTCAT will consider and determine applications for review of the merits of decisions made by government officers and form its own view as to what is the correct or preferable decision.
EXPOSE NT GOV bureaucrats! The media can be your friend at times but be careful playing the public exposure game. Things get leaked all the time, get advice and only use people you trust.
If it’s serious enough (assault, death threats, theft), contact the Police yourself, DO NOT rely on your school or DoE senior management to do it for you. It’s often in THEIR interest to cover things up.
Surveillance Devices Act NT: 26 April 2017
Protect your lawful interests or if in the public interest, record stuff lawfully if you need to. Protects you against outright lies, selective memory syndrome, misinformation.
The Art of Access (USA)
Welcome to The Art of Access: Strategies for Accessing Public Records – FOI resources for journalists and help for the classroom, including tips for integrating FOI into a news reporting course.