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Workplace Bullying and Harassment – Policy and Procedure


Under the WHS Act, Senators and Members, MOP(S) Act employees and Finance share the responsibility for eliminating or minimising the risks connected with bullying and harassment. All workers, including Senators and Members and MOP(S) Act employees, have a duty to take reasonable care that their behaviour does not affect their own health and safety, or that of other persons.

This policy has been developed to provide Senators, Members and MOP(S) Act employees with up-to-date information to assist them to fulfil their responsibilities to address workplace bullying and harassment by:

This policy has been developed having regard to Safe Work Australia’s Guide for Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying; and to relevant Comcare guidance. Links to these documents, and further information, are provided at Section E.

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