Labor's Respect@Work sex discrimination bill passes Senate

Soofia Tariq
Updated November 25 2022 - 4:57pm, first published 1:30pm
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, whose recomnedations formed the basis of the Respect at Work bill. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, whose recomnedations formed the basis of the Respect at Work bill. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

The federal government's sex discrimination bill has passed the Senate, after Labor made concessions to the legislation, agreeing to conduct reviews into the impact of the changes and the cost of legal proceedings.

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Soofia Tariq

Soofia Tariq

Journalist

Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She is now a general news reporter, covering everything from local stories to ACT and federal politics. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is soofia.tariq@canberratimes.com.au

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