Attorney General Michaelia Cash has careworn sexual harassment within the office is totally “unacceptable” and correcting it requires a society-wide response.
Speaking at the moment following the discharge of Kate Jenkins’ [email protected] report, Ms Cash touted the suggestions handed down to forestall harassment within the office transferring ahead.
“Without a doubt it provides a series of comprehensive recommendations to prevent … and address sexual harassment,” she stated.
“What the report additionally highlights although is that it’s not about one individual or one trade, that is a societal downside that requires a societal response.
“In that regard the report itself and its recommendations are addressed to the Australian government, state and territory governments, employers and industry groups. We all have a role … in stopping sexual harassment.”
Ms Cash additionally highlighted “unacceptable” statistics supplied by Prime Minster Scott Morrison which revealed 39 per cent of ladies and 26 per cent of males had not too long ago skilled sexual harassment within the office.
“Everybody has the right to feel safe in the workplace,” she careworn.