Almost half of parliamentary staff bullied, harassed in past year: survey

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated February 26 2021 - 8:05am, first published 12:00am
Half of the respondents said they had witnessed bullying or harassment in the past 12 months. Picture: Shutterstock

Forty per cent of staff working in parliamentary offices say they have experienced bullying or harassment in the past 12 months, but the overwhelming majority don't feel confident to speak up, or even know how to make an official complaint.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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