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Sex Discrimination

Respect@Work: Sexual Harassment National Inquiry Report (2020)

Date

Change the course - 3 year milestone (2020)

Tuesday 27 October, 2020

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In August 2020, the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, wrote to all 39 Vice-Chancellors to request an update on the implementation of recommendations from Change the Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities, released in August 2017.

Australia’s compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) 2018

Summary

Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Inquiry into the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2018

Summary

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Reviews of the Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 and the Online Content Scheme (2018)

Summary

Letter to the Department of Communications and the Arts

Letter to the Department of Communications and the Arts

Consultation on a new Online Safety Act

Summary

Letter to the Department of Communications and the Arts

Letter to the Department of Communications and the Arts

Consultation on Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020

Summary

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs

Exemption applications under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Sexual harassment is prevalent across all industries and sectors. We can and must stop it

My inquiry has highlighted that it has been ignored for too long. There are simple ways Australians can drive change.

Conditions are ripe for Australian to change our response to, and prevention of, sexual harassment.

As Australia’s sex discrimination commissioner, I spent 18 months conducting Respect@Work, a world-first national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.