New Whistleblower Laws have finally passed

New Whistleblower Laws have finally passed

After several years of consultations, committee hearings and draft proposals, the long foreshadowed reforms to Australian whistleblower legislation were finally passed by Parliament on 19 February 2019. The combination of these aspects of reform will significantly...
One more Backyard Weinstein Event

One more Backyard Weinstein Event

With more and more people coming forward describing their experiences organisations need to combat the situations that will arise and manage them carefully.   The new Whistle Blower Protection Authority frameworks are clear that you must act in accordance with the new...
What to make of media reports on sexual harassment

What to make of media reports on sexual harassment

The momentum of the law remains in favour of perpetrators to the detriment of society. Given the history of our laws, we are yet to throw of the shackles imposed when women were chattels gifted by their father, children were serfs unto their parents and people were...
Jelena Dokic, Prodigy with no way out

Jelena Dokic, Prodigy with no way out

Jelena Dokic has opened up about her life as a tennis star. Being at the top of her game did not make her immune from abuse and highlights the difficult relationship and responsibility between parents, siblings, sporting administrators, event organisers, club...