What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 4 – 10 October

AFP Officer Not Double Dipping Ms Friend was employed by the Australian Federal Police since 2006. In late 2013, she was diagnosed with severe depression, anxiety and PTSD. In 2014, she submitted a worker’s compensation claim for gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome and a psychological condition she attributed to prolonged harassment and bullying from her supervisor. […]

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[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 18 – 25 April 2021

‘Bizarre’: Government’s ‘Milkshake’ Sex Consent Video Slammed Politicians have ridiculed the federal government’s new sex education and consent campaign, claiming the “tortured metaphors” of milkshakes, tacos and sharks are too confusing to lead to any real change on assault. It comes after weeks of sustained pressure of the Morrison government over its handling of a[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 31 August 2020 – 6 September 2020

Workplace Sexual Harassment is a Health and Safety Issue In light of the Boe Pahari scandal, commentators have come out to oppose Australia’s current sexual harassment policies. The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) in its 2019 National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment found that Australia’s policies are reactive. Sexual harassment policies in Australia focus on complaint[…..]