What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 15 January 2024 – 21 January 2024

Former ABC Presenter Antoinette Lattouf Says She Will “Fight for as Long as it Takes” in Unlawful Termination Case Antoinette Lattouf, a former ABC presenter and journalist, says that she will “fight as long as it takes” in her unlawful termination case against the broadcaster. Ms Lattouf lodged an unlawful dismissal case against the ABC […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 3 – 9 October 2022

‘Punch Her In The …’: Filthy Police Threat Exposed At Inquiry It has been revealed that senior policemen in the Queensland Police helped each other hide sexual assault incidents on junior female officers. The conspiracy came to light during an inquiry into police culture that was made before Judge Deborah Richards. The inquiry focused on[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 28 June – 4 July

Five Allegations of Sexual Assault Made on WA Mine-Sites In 2021 The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has revealed statistics showing that five allegations of sexual assault on WA mine sites have been made this year, with a further six reports of sexual harassment. Mining operators are required to report such workplace incidents[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 21 – 27 June 2021

Respect@Work Recommendations to be Implemented in New Bill Introduced in Parliament A bill to amend the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth), the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) has been introduced into the Senate. The bill implements some of the recommendations from the Respect@Work report, and intends[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 31 May – 6 June

Foster Review Finds Incidents Reporting Systems Deficient The Foster Review into parliamentary workplaces has found its processes are not designed or able to appropriately deal with bullying, assault or sexual assault. The review, conducted by deputy secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Stephanie Foster, found 76 complaints across four years were made[…..]

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

Images Show Senior Government Staff Performing Sex Acts at Parliament House A Liberal staffer has been sacked after a leak of images and videos of male senior government staff performing sex acts in Parliament House. The Prime Minister said it was “not good enough” and “totally unacceptable” after the graphic images and videos of staff[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 14 February 2021 – 21 February 2021

Safe Work Australia Releases Guide for PCBUs on Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Safe Work Australia has released a new work health and safety (WHS) guide to assist persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. The Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment Guide provides practical guidance to help PCBUs[…..]