Damages Awarded For Sexual Harrassment

An unprecedented sum: $130,000 in damages awarded for sexual harassment   In 2014 Ms Rebecca Richardson successfully appealed a decision of the Federal Court of Australia and gained an additional $112,000.00 in damages for her sexual harassment claim.   The Case...

Anti-Discrimination Laws And Vegetarianism

Food for Thought Vegetarianism is the practice of not eating meat or fish, usually for moral, religious, or health reasons. Taking that one step further, veganism is the practice of not eating or using any animal products at all. But are these practices and the...

Employers Need To Be Vigilant

High Court Decision handed down in Comcare v Banerji The High Court of Australia has handed down its verdict in the matter of Comcare v Banerji. The case involved a Department of Immigration and Border Protection employee tweeting anonymously over 9,000 times about...

Vehicle Use For Work Purposes

Introduction Australian state and territory Work Health and Safety and Road Safety authorities, the National Heavy vehicle Regulator and other key stakeholders have collaborated to develop a single, cohesive Work Health and Safety guide. This Guide is for firms,...