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Submissions now open for the Review of Sexual Harassment in Victorian Courts
Sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual behaviour whether it is physical, verbal or written. It is against the law but it happens in too many workplaces, including our courts. The Commission is supporting a new independent Review, as a research partner, to address sexual harassment in Victoria’s courts.
Centring human rights in the COVID-19 recovery
As we head towards the next stage of the pandemic, we have an opportunity to start thinking about how Victoria can recover in the months ahead, focusing on embedding equality, democratic accountability and community participation as key principles.
Statement on the Omnibus Amendment Bill and human rights
Throughout the pandemic, we’ve advocated for human rights to be at the centre of the government’s decision-making. Proposed amendments to the Public Health and Wellbeing Act contained in the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2020, currently before the Victorian Parliament, raise some potential risks for Victorians’ human rights.