18th Mar 2022
Everyone deserves to be safe at work and free from sexual harassment, but our current system is failing us. While sexual harassment is pervasive across all industries and all employment levels in Australia, it is not inevitable. We have the power to prevent it.
27th Apr 2021
The Equal Opportunity Commission’s review of harassment in the legal profession in South Australia is a sobering reminder that the legal profession still has a long way to go to address sexual harassment in the workplace, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
8th Mar 2021
International Women’s Day is a timely reminder of how important it is to call out abusive, harassing behaviours in the workplace when they are witnessed, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA).
23rd Oct 2020
Ensuring all lawyers have the skills and confidence to call out sexual harassment even when it does not directly impact them will reduce the incidence of harassment and bullying in the legal profession, says the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA), as the organisation launches its new gender equality policy today.
23rd Jun 2020
The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) welcomes the High Court of Australia’s announcement that it will immediately strengthen its policies and training to prevent incidents of sexual harassment, following an investigation upholding complaints against former High Court Judge Dyson Heydon.
28th Feb 2019
Together with 100 other organisations we’ve made a joint submission to the Australian Human Rights inquiry into sexual harassment calling for urgent reforms to end sexual harassment in the workplace.
5th Apr 2018
Adrienne Morton explores the prevalence of sexual harassment in the legal profession, and the ways in which it could and should be addressed going forward.