Productivity Commission review finds culture of sexism and discrimination

Miriam Webber
Justine Landis-Hanley
Updated October 6 2023 - 5:36pm, first published 12:10pm

Failures of leadership within the Productivity Commission allowed a culture of sexism, sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination to pervade parts of its Canberra office, a scathing review of the advisory body has found.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

I report on the public service and politics for the Canberra Times. Reach me at

Justine Landis-Hanley

Justine Landis-Hanley

Federal politics and public sector reporter

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter at The Canberra Times, with an interest in integrity, regulation, and social services. Contact me with tips and feedback at

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