What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 3 – 9 October 2022

‘Punch Her In The …’: Filthy Police Threat Exposed At Inquiry It has been revealed that senior policemen in the Queensland Police helped each other hide sexual assault incidents on junior female officers. The conspiracy came to light during an inquiry into police culture that was made before Judge Deborah Richards. The inquiry focused on […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 25 – 31 July 2022

Can Employers, Like NRL Clubs, Direct Players In Contradiction To Their Beliefs? This week, seven players from Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles refused to wear the pride jersey that displayed the rainbow flag. The controversy has sparked employment law questions around the extent to which an employer can direct an employee to promote, or be involved in,[…..]

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 2 November 2020 – 8 November 2020

Bullying/Stress Claims for Health Professionals Related to COVID-19 Safe Work Australia has revealed that 533 teachers, nurses and public servants have claimed COVID-19 stress compensation, prompted by bullying, being overworked and anxiety. Asian Australians Facing More Race Discrimination Since Covid-19 The Australian National University’s Centre for Social Research Methods and Centre for Asian-Australian Leadership (CAAL)[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 28 September 2020 – 4 October 2020

Employer Terminates Employment of Employee for Unrelated “Vile” Personal Messages A male employee at logistics firm Invenco has been fired after bullying and harassment of a woman he met over the dating app, Tinder. Thomas McGuirk sent 26-year-old Ebonie Sanderson ‘vile’ audio messages after she declined to meet him for sex. McGuirk labelled Sanderson a[…..]