MORE than 1000 Canberrans have made a criticism to the ACT Human Rights Fee, with the vast majority of complaints being about well being providers, new knowledge reveals.

Of the 1100 Canberrans that made a criticism to the Fee in 2021-22, greater than 70 per cent of had been about well being providers.

Greater than 200 complaints had been made to the fee about discrimination, up by 30 per cent on final yr’s figures.

Knowledge from the Fee’s annual report 2021-22, additionally confirmed that over 3,000 victims of crime had been assisted in Canberra – with greater than 570 victims of crime making use of for monetary help.

The report additionally revealed a rise in direct advocacy for shoppers of the Public Advocate and a rising demand for psychological well being advocacy.

ACT Human Rights Fee President and Human Rights Commissioner, Dr Helen Watchirs mentioned: “The Canberra group continues to belief our providers, our workers and the help we offer throughout a variety of areas.

“For instance, our complaints dealing with providers present Canberrans with a complete and accessible technique of resolving their considerations, and other people usually come to us after they have been unable to resolve a priority or cope with a problem informally.”