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

Independent Review Finds Sexual Harassment in Australian Antarctic Division An independent review into the workplace culture at the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has uncovered that 24% of female workers have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace. Further, of this 24% who experienced sexual harassment, 55% occurred in Antarctica, with 80% of incidents remaining unreported. The […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 4 – 10 July 2022

Making Businesses Stamp Out Sexual Harassment ‘A No-Brainer’ For Gender Equality Victorian experts have expressed views that many employers are not prepared for legislative changes regarding sexual harassment. Dr Niki Vincent, Victoria’s Commissioner for Gender Equality in the Public Sector has recently said that putting the onus on workplaces to educate and stop the behaviours[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 13 – 19 June 2022

Australia: Is Rejecting a Working From Home Request Bullying? In a recent application to the Fair Work Commission, it was concluded that rejecting a working from home request did not amount to bullying. In Application by Dr Veronica Hampson [2022] FWC 935, the Commission found that the supervisor had received advice that the employee was[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 16 November 2020 – 22 November 2020

Strong Workplace Racism Experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People The Diversity Council of Australia and the University of Technology Sydney’s Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research have just published the much-anticipated Gari Yala report. The report surveyed 1,033 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from around the country about their experiences in[…..]