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Guidelines: Special measures under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

These guidelines provide practical guidance to organisations and individuals to encourage the implementation of special measures. They are intended to offer a means by which workplaces and education and service providers, as well as administrators...
2018
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Have your Say – Conversation Toolkit

The Commission has developed a toolkit to help interested individuals or groups within Australian workplaces, communities and groups to conduct facilitated conversations to inform the National Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces...
2018
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Everyone’s business: Fourth national survey on sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

Between April and June 2018, the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) conducted a national survey to investigate the prevalence, nature and reporting of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces and the community more broadly.
2018
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Change The Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities (2017)

At the request of Australia’s 39 universities, the Australian Human Rights Commission has conducted a national, independent survey of university students to gain greater insight into the nature, prevalence and reporting of sexual assault and sexual...
2017
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Conversations on deployment

Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner visited the Middle East region with the ADF in May 2017. Since July 2014, the Commission has been working collaboratively to assist the ADF embed cultural reform across the three services: Navy, Army and...
2017
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A Conversation in Gender Equality (2017)

In the second half of 2016, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins travelled to every state and territory to learn about Australia’s progress towards gender equality.
2017
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A National System for Domestic and Family Violence Death Review

This report identifies the steps needed to expand domestic and family death review mechanisms to all Australian jurisdictions and to ensure that recommendations made to Federal Government agencies in death review processes are actioned. Australian...
2017
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Supporting workplaces to end workplace sexual harassment: A Guide for Small Businesses in Australia

Most small businesses and small business people would like to think that sexual harassment is not something that could happen in their workplace.  Research carried out by the Commission found that sexual harassment in workplaces is quite common and...
2015

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