What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 6 – 12 June 2022

Legal Aid NSW Responds to Allegations Of Racism On 7 June, a 7.30 investigation revealed that multiple lawyers and former employees have accused Legal Aid NSW of racism. In the last 6 years, at least 23 employees from culturally diverse backgrounds have resigned. 7.30 spoke to over 20 current and former employees from Indigenous and […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 25 April – 02 May 2021

‘Misogynists, Egotistical Bullies’ Revealed in Aviation Firefighting Review Victoria’s aviation firefighting agencies are being urged to clean up a negative culture within their ranks, with some staff accused of running a boys’ club and bullying colleagues, even during emergency situations. An external investigation was undertaken into the state’s aviation firefighting units after years of bullying[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 21– 28 February 2021

Insiders’ View: ‘The Only Choice is to Put up With it or Leave’ In the wake of Brittany Higgins exposing her alleged sexual assault inside Parliament House,Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum say they want a review of the culture in their workplace. Although this is a positive step, tangible change requires acknowledgement of all[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 18 January 2021 – 24 January 2021

Sexual Harassment Claims by ‘More Feminine’ Women Believed More Often than Less Feminine Women! A new study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, found that perceptions of a woman’s femininity and attractiveness influence whether claims of sexual harassment are believed. The study found that ‘prototypical’ women who appear and act more feminine[…..]