New laws prohibiting sexual harassment in connection with work apply from 6 March 2023.
These changes are part of the Australian Government’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay legislation that passed in December 2022.
The changes mean:
Resources in response to these changes. Read more at New workplace sexual harassment laws.
You can find existing information on the full set of the Australian Government’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay reforms at Secure Jobs, Better Pay: changes to Australian workplace laws.
If you have experienced sexual assault and feel you would like to make a complaint or report to the police, access Police contacts for sexual assault.
1800RESPECT is the national domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service. If you or someone you know is experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, domestic, family or sexual violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit1800RESPECT.org.au.