What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 1 – 7 August 2022

Committee Looks to UK For Code Of Conduct Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has promised to draft a code of conduct to implement recommendations from the report made by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins into parliamentary workplace culture. The federal parliament’s standards committee is in the process of taking submissions for the code of conduct. This […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 11 – 17 April 2022

First Imprisonment for Individual PCBU for Industrial Manslaughter The first individual to be convicted in Australia for industrial manslaughter has been sentenced to five years imprisonment. Industrial manslaughter laws exist in Qld, Victoria, ACT, NT and WA. While the conviction related to a death of a volunteer when a load from a fork lift struck[…..]

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[…..]