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Respect@Work Council

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The Respect@Work Council brings together leaders from key government regulators and policy makers responsible for sexual harassment policies and complaints.

The Respect@Work Council’s purpose is to improve coordination, consistency and clarity across existing legal and regulatory frameworks, and to identify ways to promote safer workplaces.

The Respect@Work Council held its first two meetings on 19 March 2021 and 21 May 2021. The next meeting is scheduled for July 2021.

Read the meeting outcomes


The Respect@Work Council consists of the following core members:

  • Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
  • General Manager, Fair Work Commission
  • Fair Work Ombudsman
  • Chief Executive Officer, Safe Work Australia
  • Chair, Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities
  • Chair, Heads of Workers’ Compensation Authorities
  • Chair, Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities
  • Deputy Secretary, Integrity and International Group, Attorney-General’s Department.