What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 10 – 16 January 2022

Melbourne Victory Handed Show Cause Notice After Josh Cavallo Calls Out Homophobic Abuse Football Australia has responded to an incident at the last A-League Men match, which involved Melbourne Victory supporters directing homophobic abuse at Josh Cavallo. The Adelaide United player is the only out gay player in top-tier men’s soccer worldwide. Football Australia handed […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 15-21 November 2021

Guide To Addressing Spectator Racism in Sports (2021) On 17 November 2021, the Australian Human Rights Commission released its Spectator Racism Guidelines. The document was released to address racial abuse from sporting crowds. It is part of the broader effort to eliminate racism from sport and broader Australian culture. The creation of the Guidelines was[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 14 – 20 June

ASX 200 Failing on Harassment A new survey conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission on behalf of investment group, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, has found only 19 per cent of ASX 200 companies believe the board was primarily responsible for writing of policies governing sexual harassment and responses to these issues, with the[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 16 September 2019 – 22 September 2019

WA Premier Mark McGowan Accuses MUA of Bullying West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has made bullying accusations against the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). The Premier’s comments were prompted by a community meeting that was convened by the McGowan Government to discuss it’s contentious plans for an outer harbour port. It is reported that at[…..]