Strengthening Workplace Protections: Australia’s New Sexual Harassment Legislation
About this White paper
On March 6, 2023, the Australian government passed the Fair Work Legislation Amendment as part of the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Act 2022. This amendment covers several areas of law, one of which is a revision of the existing Fair Work Act 2009 to better address sexual harassment in the workplace.
This whitepaper provides an overview of the legislative changes around sexual harassment, the support and protections offered by the expanded legislation and the importance of promoting speak-up culture inclusive of these issues.
- What you'll learn:
- Key Changes to the Fair Work Act 2009
- The Consequences of Non-Compliance
- Which companies are affected by the new laws
- Preventative steps
- Anyone responsible for:
- Training, policies and disclosure management management
- Page length:
- 5 pages