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Bullying rife in House of Reps staff, no consequences for bully MPs

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated March 21 2021 - 6:58pm, first published 4:30pm
Bullying is rife at Parliament House. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

One in four staff at the Department of House of Representatives said bullying and harassment was the number one issue for their department, with one staff member saying leadership was "underequipped" to deal with bullying by members of parliament towards staff.

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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.