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Sex Discrimination

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.

Respect@Work webinar - Unions

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins discusses the Australian Human Rights Commission's landmark 2020 report Respect@Work.

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Disability Discrimination Commissioner joins Play by the Rules

Disability Discrimination Commissioner Dr Ben Gauntlett will join the management committee of Play by the Rules, the national program to make grass roots sports safe, fair and inclusive.

Dr Gauntlett joins his Australian Human Rights Commission colleague, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins (co-chair), and South Australia’s Equal Opportunity Commissioner Dr Niki Vincent representing the Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities on the committee. 

Legal Practitioners: Respect@Work Webinar

Join Australia's Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins and barrister Kate Eastman SC to discuss AHRC's 2020 report Respect@Work

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Sex Discrimination Commissioner launches series of Respect@Work Webinars

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins is leading a series of virtual webinars to explain the key findings and recommendations of Respect@Work, the Australian Human Rights Commission's landmark 18-month national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.