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

Australia: Introducing Positive Duties to Eliminate Sexual Harassment In The Workplace Australia’s federal anti-discrimination laws currently hold employers vicariously liable for unlawful acts of discrimination and harassment by their employees, unless the employer can show that it took all reasonable steps to prevent the act occurring. If you want to know what constitutes all reasonable […]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 10 August 2020 – 16 August 2020

Report Into Dysfunction at the City of Perth Made Public After a two year investigation, the WA state government has released its 2000-page report into the City of Perth Council. The report found 250 instances of ‘poor governance, factionalism, greed and incompetence.’ Local Government Minister David Templeman said the inquiry also identified 135 matters that[…..]

What’s Been Happening in Australia in Relation to Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying from 22 April 2019 – 28 April 2019

Closing the Gap Report Identifies Institutionalised Racism Kristopher Rallah-Baker, Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist, has spoken out against institutionalised racism within Australia’s health care system. Dr Rallah-Baker, who presently serves as President of the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA), said that ‘blatant racism, degradation, bullying, harassment and racial vilification’ exist against indigenous Australian’s within the medical[…..]