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Sexual harassment

Respect at Work Bill 2022 (Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs)

The Australian Human Rights Commission makes this submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee in relation to its inquiry into the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Bill 2022 (Bill) introduced by the Australian Government.


Tuesday 12 February, 2019

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Attend a consultation

The National Inquiry team is conducting public consultations in all capital cities and some regional centres across Australia, to further develop our understanding of workplace sexual harassment, its causes, impacts and best practice responses.

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Princeton Room, Bond University, 14 University Drive, Robina, Qld




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[Statement read by Alison Aggarwal, Principal Adviser, Sex Discrimination Team, Australian Human Rights Commission]