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

Victoria Mandating Gender Quotas on Construction Industry Is A ‘Good Start’ Victoria is implementing a mandatory quota that will ensure that women make up at least 35 per cent of management roles in government projects. The decision has been welcomed by organisations that advocate for gender equality. Notably, the Chair of the National Association of […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 8-14 November 2021

Workers Can Now Apply For ‘Stop Orders’ for Sexual Harassment On 11 November 2021, changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 came into effect. The changes allow for employees to apply to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop sexual harassment occurring in the workplace. The idea of a ‘stop order’ was suggested[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 27 September – 3 October

Mandatory Vaccines “Discriminatory”, Queensland Police Officers’ Lawyer Says A lawyer for 50 Queensland Police Service employees has written to Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll claiming the vaccine mandate is discriminatory and breaches the workplace award. The letter claims that the members of the group ‘object to the directive and prospective changes in conditions of their employment[…..]