What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 16 January 2023 – 22 January 2023

More Sexual Harassment Laws Two pieces of significant legislation were quietly assented to in the pre-Christmas rush, which are worth having a look at. Both demonstrate there is a definite shift in the law related to unlawful behaviours from a complaint-based system to one where an organisation must proactively prevent its workers from engaging in […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 18-24 October 2021

WA Labor to Introduce New Legislation to Address Workplace Bullying and Sexual Harassment On 20 October 2021, the McGowan Government announced it was introducing the Industrial Relations Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 to improve employment protections. Among the changes is a new framework to address bullying and sexual harassment. The Bill will allow the WA Industrial[…..]

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[…..]