What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 01 April 2024 – 07 April 2024

Female Tradies in Australia Changing Their Names To Get Job Interviews Because: “We Don’t Hire Women and We’re Not Going to Interview You” Female tradies in Australia are altering their names to appear more masculine in an attempt to land an interview with a potential employer, according to reports. Hacia Atherton, Empowered Women in Trades […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 21 – 27 February 2022

Office Laptop Complaint Relating to Office To Queensland’s Integrity Commissioner Still Under Investigation The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) of Queensland confirmed that it is investigating complaints against the Integrity Commissioner relating to an office laptop. The CCC has received 10 complaints about the Integrity Commissioner, Nikola Stepanov, and her office since October 2020. One[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 20 – 26 December 2021

Senior APS Managers Encouraged to Attend Sexual Harassment Prevention Workshops This week, the work health and safety regulator for the federal government encouraged senior public servants to participate in sexual harassment training. The recommendation came after the Australian Public Service (APS) Commission released its State of Service report. The report showed that sexual harassment had[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 25-31 October 2021

South Australia to Introduce New Bill to Ban Harassment in Parliament South Australia is expected to pass a new code of conduct through both houses in parliament next week. The code of conduct will officially prevent harassment within parliament. The proposed code addresses five key areas: conflicts of interest, gifts, public resources, confidentiality, and standards[…..]

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 5 October 2020 – 11 October 2020

Increase in Sexual Harassment Complaints Since Covid-19 According to HCA Mag, the number of sexual harassment complaints has risen since the pandemic. Victoria, the state hit hardest by COVID-19, has seen one of the biggest increases in sexual harassment complaints, with reports up six per cent in the past twelve months. Commentators have speculated that[…..]