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Sexual harassment: Serious business

Results of the 2008 Sexual Harassment National Telephone Survey


 Serious business Results of the 2008 Sexual Harassment National Telephone Survey

October 2008
 

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ISBN 978-1-921449-07-9

 

Contents

Foreword from Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner

1 Summary of survey findings

2 About the Sexual Harassment National Telephone Survey

3 The extent of sexual harassment in Australia

4 The nature of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces

5 Information, reporting and complaints

Appendix A: Design and methodology of the national telephone

Appendix B: Copy of the 2008 Sexual harassment national telephone survey

Acknowledgements

 


Dealing with discrimination and harassment

The Sex Discrimination Act protects individuals across Australia from discrimination on the basis of sex, marital status or pregnancy and, in relation to employment, family responsibilities. The Act also makes sexual harassment against the law.

For free advice on discrimination and your rights, or to make a complaint, call the Australian Human Rights Commission Complaints Information Line on 02 9284 9888, 1300 656 419 or TTY 1800 620 241.

Information about making or responding to a complaint is available at www.humanrights.gov.au. You can also email us at complaintsinfo@humanrights.gov.au.