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Acknowledgements - Sexual harassment: Serious business

Sexual harassment: Serious businessSexual harassment: Serious business

Chapter 9: Acknowledgements



The Australian Human Rights Commission would like to thank the following

Somali Cerise

Sex Discrimination Commissioner and Commissioner
responsible for Age Discrimination

Elizabeth Broderick

Director, Sex and Age Discrimination Unit
Cassandra Goldie

Sex and Age Discrimination Unit
Somali Cerise
Elena Rosenman
Priya SaratChandran
Sarah Squire

Brook Hely

Jodie Ball

Public Affairs
Connie Chung
Brinsley Marley
Paul Oliver
Leon Wild

Market Focus International
Liz Knox

Sexual Harassment Expert

Therese Bryant,
National Women's Officer, Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees
Dr Sara Charlesworth, Senior Research Fellow, RMIT
Sandra Dann, Director, Working Women’s Centre South
Christopher Harris, Assistant Director - Workplace Policy,
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Dr Paula McDonald, Senior
Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
Karen Willis, Manager, NSW Rape
Crisis Centre

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Dealing with discrimination and harassment

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