What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 28 March – 3 April 2022

High Court Justices to Undertake Annual Harassment, Bullying Training A series of new reforms are being introduced to the High Court in response to the sexual harassment incidents involving former justice, Dyson Heydon. Staff members and associates will have the option to end a contract with a justice involved in sexual harassment complaints. High Court […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 5 – 11 July

Tasmanian Labor Leader Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation David Byrne has resigned as Tasmanian Labor leader following an allegation that he sexually harassed a junior union employee when she worked for him in 2007 and 2008. In a statement on Sunday, Mr O’Byrne said that the “allegations raised will be dealt with through a confidential[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 24 – 30 May 2021

Australia Post Senate Inquiry Report Released, Recommending that the PM Apologise to Christine Holgate The report of the Senate Committee Inquiry into Australia Post and the ousting of Christine Holgate over Cartier watches had been published, listing 25 recommendations. Among them is a recommendation that the Australia Post Board, Shareholder Ministers and the Prime Minister[…..]