What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 1 January 2024 – 7 January 2024

Adelaide Hospitals Address ‘Sexist’ and ‘Humiliating’ Behaviour of Surgeons with Eye Posters Researchers have discovered a new way to tackle “sexist” and “humiliating” behaviour by surgeons in operating rooms in Australia. A junior doctor and intern representative for Bairnsdale Regional Health Service, Rose Petrohilos, said that it was “not uncommon” for surgeons to describe fellow […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 28 August 2023 – 3 September 2023

Fortescue Metal Groups Dismisses 60 Workers for Bullying, Sexual Harassment and Workplace Misconduct Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has dismissed approximately sixty workers in relation to bullying, sexual harassment and workplace misconduct over the last financial year. According to FMG’s sustainability report released on Monday, 160 potential code breaches were investigated. 67 of the potential breaches[…..]

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 12 – 18 July

Federal Parliament’s Sexual Harassment Training for Politicians Will Be One Hour and Optional The Community and Public Sector Union has condemned the proposal for one-hour training for Australia’s federal members of parliament as a “tick and flick exercise.” Details obtained from tender documents have revealed that Government is seeking an organisation to provide training covering[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 7 June – 13 June 2021

Safe Work Australia Releases Sixth Annual National Statement Identifying Trends in Pscyhosocial Health and Safety and Bullying in Australian Workplaces Safe Work Australia has released their sixth annual national statement which identifies trends in psychosocial health and safety and bullying in Australia workplaces. The statement is comprised of data from accepted workers’ compensation claims caused[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 11 January 2021 – 17 January 2021

Sexual Harassment Claim Lodged in the Federal Court Against IOOF A former executive of wealth manager IOOF has accused the deputy chief investment officer and head of equities, Stanley Ye, of sexual harassment. In pleadings lodged with the Federal Court last month, the female executive alleged that Mr Yeo sexually harassed her on three occasions,[…..]