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Meet the Commissioner
Recruitment currently underway
Kate Jenkins’ seven-year term as Sex Discrimination Commissioner ended on 14 April 2023. The Commission’s President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM is currently the Acting Sex Discrimination Commissioner. A merit selection process is underway to determine the appointment of a new Sex Discrimination Commissioner. The Attorney-General will announce the new appointment when this process is complete.
Farewell to Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins
Parliament's improved workplace culture is an example for others
After years of headlines about the toxic workplace culture at Federal Parliament, codes of conduct will for the first time apply to all parliamentarians and staffers.
Commission welcomes parliament’s codes of conduct and improved workplace safety
The codes set standards of conduct for parliamentarians, staffers, and all other employees in parliamentary workplaces. They were endorsed by the Senate this morning and debated in the House, which is expected to also endorse them soon.