What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 25 April – 1 May 2022

Former High Court Judge on Sexual Harassment In Law Kenneth Hayne is a former High Court judge and banking royal commissioner. He released a statement this week calling for “cultural change” in the legal profession to address the pervasive issue of sexual harassment. Mr Hayne stated his belief that the toxic culture is deterring people […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 7 – 13 February 2022

Westpac Manager Fired for Two Second Touch to Female Colleagues Bottom In a landmark decision by the Fair Work Commission, Deputy President Binet upheld a sacking by Westpac of one of their senior managers, with a 35-year unblemished record, for touching the bottom of a junior female staff member at after work drinks. CCTV footage[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 24 August 2020 – 30 August 2020

Gymnastics Australia Inquiry Set to Reveal Spectrum of Abuse Allegations The Human Rights Commission is conducting an independent review into Gymnastics Australia. The review follows the ‘Athlete A’ documentary, which exposed systemic instances of sexual abuse within the sport across the United States. The documentary saw dozens of Australian gymnasts to speak up about their[…..]