NEWSLETTER: Victorian Public Sector – Issue 99

23 March 2021


In this edition of the Public Sector Newsletter, an Independent Review is to be led by Sex Discrimination Commissioner Ms Kate Jenkins to ensure best practice in the prevention and handling of bullying, sexual harassment and sexual assault in all Commonwealth Parliamentary workplaces.

In other significant news, the Royal Commission into Aged Care, Quality and Safety has released its final report making some 148 recommendations.

In the Courts, the use of statements made in Parliament as evidence and parliamentary privilege have been considered in the decision of Leyonhjelm v Hanson-Young [2021] FCAFC 22.

Finally, the Victorian Government has introduced the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Arbitration) Bill 2021 proposing to allow the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service to hear and make binding determinations in workers compensation disputes not resolved by conciliation.

We hope you enjoy this edition of our Victorian Public Sector Newsletter.

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