What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 27 March 2023 – 2 April 2023

Former Victorian Magistrate ‘Sexually Harassed’ Junior Solicitor A Victorian magistrate has been stood down following allegations he sexually harassed a young solicitor in December of last year. Mr Richard Pithouse resigned on 24 March this year due to concerns made about his “in-court behaviour last September.” According to the article, the former magistrate was alleged […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 2 – 8 August

Brittany Higgins Alleged Attacker to Face Court The ACT Police have served a summons on a 26 year-old man accused of allegedly sexually assaulting former government staffer, Brittany Higgins. The man will face one charge of sexual intercourse without consent at Parliament House on March 23 2019. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 12[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 31 August 2020 – 6 September 2020

Workplace Sexual Harassment is a Health and Safety Issue In light of the Boe Pahari scandal, commentators have come out to oppose Australia’s current sexual harassment policies. The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) in its 2019 National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment found that Australia’s policies are reactive. Sexual harassment policies in Australia focus on complaint[…..]