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'A real gap': Sexual assault, harassment figures within public service not centrally reported

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
March 4 2021 - 12:30am
Sexual violence within Parliament House has been the focus of recent scrutiny but gaps remain in other areas of government too. Picture: Shutterstock

The prevalence of sexual assault and harassment within the public service remains a "real gap", according to an employment law expert, with numbers not being centrally collected and agencies unwilling to reveal figures.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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