What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 3 July 2023 – 9 July 2023

Western Australian Summit Held Next Month After Resources Sector Sexual Misconduct A new summit will be held next month in Perth to address the workplace culture within the Western Australian resources sector. The summit will take place following a recent #MeToo movement across the industry. According to the article, former sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 21 September 2020 – 27 September 2020

COVID-19 Related Discrimination Claim Northern Mining and NSW Energy District have made a discrimination claim against BHP and Chandler Macleod. The Union argues that both BHP and Chandler Macleod contravened the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) by excluding employees from the workplace on the basis of their race, age and physical disability. Northern Mining and[…..]

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[…..]