What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 5 – 11 December 2022

Workplace Sexual Harassment Rates Aren’t Getting Better. How Do We Make It Stop? The Australian Human Rights Commission’s new survey reveals that 89% of women, 64% of men and 99% of non-binary people have been harassed at work. The Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, is once again calling on employers to better address this issue. […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 24 – 31 October 2022

Sydney University sued by lecturer alleging age, sex and disability discrimination Geoffrey Fripp, a marketing lecturer at the University of Sydney, has commenced an action at the Federal Court for discrimination. Mr Fripp claims he was discriminated on the basis of age, sex and disability in breach of employment law. He is pursuing $526,000 in[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 15 – 21 August 2022

At Last, WA Equal Opportunity Act has Been Reviewed On 17 August, Western Australian Attorney General John Quigley tabled the review of the Equal Opportunity Act to Parliament. The review was conducted by the Law Reform Commission and began in 2019. WA Premier Mark McGowan announced that Parliament is accepting most of the 163 recommendations.[…..]