Céline Boutier, winner of the 2019 Vic Open. The Vic Open is one of the leading Australian golf events where men and women play on the same courses, at the same time, for equal prize money. Image courtesy of Golf Australia, and reproduced here with Ms Bou

Golf and equal opportunity

New guidelines for Australian golf clubs are being rolled out today in a bid to stop sex discrimination and increase female participation, which has been sliding over the past 50 years.Golf Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission found...
Tuesday 5 March 2019
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Key employers on board for National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry

In November 2018, Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, called on Australian employers to agree to a limited waiver of their confidentiality agreements to allow submissions on workplace sexual harassment for the duration of the...
Wednesday 30 January 2019
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National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Submission Deadline Extended

The national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, led by Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, has extended the submission deadline to 28 February 2019.This gives stakeholders and the public an extra month to...
Tuesday 18 December 2018
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Guidelines for special measures: Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

The Australian Human Rights Commission has published refreshed guidelines for the use of special measures under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth).Special measures are positive actions used to promote equality for disadvantaged groups, which are...
Thursday 6 December 2018
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National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry – Conversation toolkit

Today the National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry launched a conversation toolkit to assist businesses and organisations conduct facilitated conversations about workplace sexual harassment.The conversation toolkit has been developed to help...
Friday 26 October 2018

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