What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 31 October – 6 November 2022

Employers To Be Named for Flouting New Sexual Harassment Laws Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has announced that employers who do not meet the new laws to prevent sexual harassment will be named by Australia’s new human rights watchdog. The new national law introduces a positive duty for employers to prevent harassment. This is the recent move […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 7 – 13 March 2022

‘Tired Of Empty Promises’: Powerful Women Join Forces For Change On Sunday 6 March, a dozen Australian, female leaders were featured in a letter and video addressed to the Australian public. Among the leaders were Grace Tame and Brittany Higgins. The message was that it is time to end injustice and inequality. This is paired[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 30 August to 5 September

Views Sought for Anti-Discrimination Law Reform Western Australian Attorney-General John Quigley is encouraging submissions on Western Australia’s anti-discrimination laws. The Law Reform Commission released a discussion paper this week as part of its review of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA). It suggests that more can be done to protect and encourage equal treatment to[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 28 June – 4 July

Five Allegations of Sexual Assault Made on WA Mine-Sites In 2021 The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has revealed statistics showing that five allegations of sexual assault on WA mine sites have been made this year, with a further six reports of sexual harassment. Mining operators are required to report such workplace incidents[…..]