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Workplace equality: sexual harassment prevention and response

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Overview

This program breaks down what conduct amounts to sexual harassment in the workplace under the Equal Opportunity Act. It considers action that can be taken to prevent and respond to sexual harassment to build safe and respectful workplaces.

Details

Audience
All employers and employees

Dates
Wednesday 3 May 2023 (10am–1pm)

Length
3 hours

Cost
$396 (inc. GST) per person

Key learning objectives

Participants will:

  • understand what conduct amounts to sexual harassment under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and practise recognising sexual harassment
  • explore the boundaries of what is considered a workplace
  • pinpoint responsibility for sexual harassment
  • explore options for resolving complaints of sexual harassment
  • consider actions that a bystander can take to address sexual harassment in the workplace and how this influences workplace culture.

Format

Delivery mode
Live online via Zoom

These interactive and experiential workshops focus on problem solving and reflective practice, to create an  understanding of workplace behaviour standards and expectations, and to build capability to ensure a safe and respectful workplace. Our facilitators use a range of proven adult learning methods (relevant scenarios, small group discussions and activities).

Participants will also be introduced to a range of Commission frameworks and resources, including the interactive sexual harassment support and response tool, to support ongoing actions to comply with the law and create respectful workplace culture.

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We are the experts in Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities (2006)the Equal Opportunity Act (2010) and the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act (2021).

Our courses can help you and your organisation develop, adopt and drive leading practice on equal opportunity and human rights, and prevent discrimination.

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Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton Victoria 3053

General enquiries
enquiries@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Reception
1300 891 848

Enquiry line
1300 292 153 or (03) 9032 3583

Interpreters
1300 152 494

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1300 555 727 then use 1300 292 153

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0447 526 642

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission acknowledge we work on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We also work remotely and serve communities on the lands of other Traditional Custodians.

We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.