What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 6 – 12 June 2022

Legal Aid NSW Responds to Allegations Of Racism On 7 June, a 7.30 investigation revealed that multiple lawyers and former employees have accused Legal Aid NSW of racism. In the last 6 years, at least 23 employees from culturally diverse backgrounds have resigned. 7.30 spoke to over 20 current and former employees from Indigenous and […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 2 – 8 May 2022

Female Football Umpires Abused, Harassed, Forced To Change In Front Of Male Colleagues, Report Finds The Australian Football League (AFL) issued a formal apology to female and non-binary umpires after a report was released revealing a pattern of sexual harassment. The acting chief executive, Kylie Rogers, encourages anyone who experiences sexism or harassment to report[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 25-31 October 2021

South Australia to Introduce New Bill to Ban Harassment in Parliament South Australia is expected to pass a new code of conduct through both houses in parliament next week. The code of conduct will officially prevent harassment within parliament. The proposed code addresses five key areas: conflicts of interest, gifts, public resources, confidentiality, and standards[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 18 January 2021 – 24 January 2021

Sexual Harassment Claims by ‘More Feminine’ Women Believed More Often than Less Feminine Women! A new study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, found that perceptions of a woman’s femininity and attractiveness influence whether claims of sexual harassment are believed. The study found that ‘prototypical’ women who appear and act more feminine[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 29 June 2020 – 5 July 2020

Recent Survey Shows Australia is not in the Top 10 Most Inclusive Workplaces in the World The Instant Group has published data on which countries have the most inclusive workplaces based on the newly developed Kantar Inclusion Index. The top ten countries ranked most inclusive were: Canada, USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Brazil, the[…..]